sundaram at redhat.com
Tue Dec 27 00:50:54 UTC 2005
Ali Helmy wrote:
> I am currently using KDE on my FC4 system, and I dont need nor use
> Gnome 99% of the time, so I wanted to remove it form the system.
> The Add/Remove applications program can only remove certain
> packages from gnome, but not all of it, nor its core files.
> Is there anyway I can remove GNome DE?
# yum groupremove "GNOME Desktop Environment"
> PS: how can i know a package name for a certain program? i mean if
> i have like, program x, or package x listed in the Add/Remove
> program, how do i get to know its package name to remove it with rpm?
Add/Remove Program (system-config-packages) doesnt understand
repositories. This is scheduled to be fixed for the final release of
Fedora Core 5. For now you can use Yumex which is a graphical frontend
for yum available from the Fedora Extras repository.
More information available at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Tools/yum
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