What to do?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Feb 22 14:25:00 UTC 2008

Henning Larsen wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-22 at 19:44 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> 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.
>> Rahul
> That's nice. does it leave dependencies or reinstall those packages too?

It doesn't touch dependencies.


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