Why does un-asked-for language support get installed

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 02:53:52 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Jim Haynes <jhhaynes at earthlink.net> wrote:
> During installation I check "customize now" and when I come to the
> Languages section I don't select any of those languages.  Yet a whole
> bunch of Asian fonts and input methods get installed anyway.  Is
> this a mistake or a policy?

Various packages require multiple fonts to work. Get the name of the
package you are worried about and try

rpm -q --whatrequires <package_name>

That will tell you what most likely pulled it in.

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