How do I install XFCE?

Knute Johnson knute at
Tue Nov 13 18:15:16 UTC 2007

>On Tue November 13 2007 07:09:43 Knute Johnson wrote:
>> It's not on the DVD so I tried to 'yum install xfce' and 'yum
>> groupinstall xfce' but no luck.
>> How do I install XFCE to my F8 box?
>[root at dexterFC ~]# yum groupinfo XFCE
>Loading "skip-broken" plugin
>Loading "allowdowngrade" plugin
>Loading "downloadonly" plugin
>Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
>Loading "changelog" plugin
>Setting up Group Process
>Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>Group: XFCE
> Description: A lightweight desktop environment that works well on low end 
> Mandatory Packages:
>   xfce4-session
>   xfdesktop
>   Thunar
>   xfce-utils
>[root at dexterFC ~]# yum groupinstall XFCE

That works great, thanks.

So when I couldn't get it to work when I installed it, was that 
because I didn't do the groupinfo part or because I used lower case 
for the package name?


Knute Johnson
Molon Labe...

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