GNome Un-install?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Tue Dec 27 00:50:54 UTC 2005

Ali Helmy wrote:

> Hey
>     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.

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