Want KDE only

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 05:39:14 UTC 2008

Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Emmett Culley wrote:
>> I am wondering why it is not possible to install FC8 from DVD without 
>> Gnome.  Even if I carefully deselect ALL Gnome packages in the custom 
>> install path, the Gnome desktop is installed and made the default.
> This is unlikely. You are probably selecting some other packages which 
> require GNOME as a dependency. If you prefer KDE, I would recommend 
> that you use the KDE spin (installable Live image) of Fedora.
> http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora
> Rahul

That's probably the most likely scenario.
There are many applications that are gnome-native and at the very least 
require gnome libraries to be installed. Think anything that begins with 
"g", e.g. GIMP (which stands for Gnome Image Manipulation Program).

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