yum on FC6 broken

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Mon Jun 11 14:57:54 UTC 2007

Hi Todd,

    I wanted to try the Package Manager since this FC6 is made up now of 
CD-Rom 1 and 2 and a lot of automatic updates :-)

    It didn't work just as I thought it should but it is now D/L stuff 
pretty fast. So it may work. I will look at the help file.


Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I just tried to yum OpenOffice to FC6 and it will not do it. I used
>> as root yum install OpenOffice and on FC4 it worked but on FC6 it
>> doesn't. Is there a problem?
> Not really.  OpenOffice is split into multiple rpms and they are all
> named openoffice.org-*.  If you use yum search OpenOffice you'll find
> them.  You can also get a list with yum list openoffice\*.  Or you can
> use the graphical install tool[1] and just check Office/Productivity in
> the Applications category.
> [1] pirut, Applications->Add/Remove Software on the main menu.

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