can't install compiz after F6 -> F7 upgrade

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Tue Jun 5 17:31:10 UTC 2007

pgaltieri at wrote:
> I just upgraded from F6 to F7.  The upgrade went fine, rebooted and installed all the latest updates.  I then wanted to install the compiz window manager so I could get the desktop effects.  When I did the yum -y install compiz it failed with the following error:
> Transaction Check Error:
>   file /usr/share/man/man1/gst-launch-0.10.1.gz from install of gstreamer-0.10.12-1.fc7 conflicts with file from package gstreamer-0.10.12-1.fc7
> notice that the 2 package names listed are the same.
> How do I fix this?
> How do you change window manager from the current metacity to compiz?

Is this a x86_64 box? What's the output of rpm -q gstreamer. Looks like 
you have duplicate packages installed in your system. package-cleanup 
from yum-utils can be useful.


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