What to do?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Feb 22 14:14:46 UTC 2008

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Henning Larsen wrote:
>> I would create a new user and log in as the new user, and see if the
>> problems disappears.
>> If they do, then the problems is easier to locate.
>> If not, you could try to remove some of the programs with problems, and
>> reinstall them.
> What is the official way of re-installing a program in Fedora?
> In general "yum remove foo" will remove a large number of packages.
> Can one just remove the program with rpm and run "yum update"?

The latest yum (3.2.11) in Rawhide supports a "reinstall" argument.

# yum reinstall <foo> works.


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