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Re: SL6 to F16??

From: Carroll Grigsby <cgrigs986_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Oct 30 2011 - 21:16:34 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:57:28 +0000 (UTC)
Beartooth <beartooth@comcast.net> wrote:

> On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 11:03:41 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>
> > On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 16:49:54 +0000 (UTC)
> > Beartooth <beartooth@comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> I've been playing with Scientific Linux on an oldish
> >> machine, and now I want to try F16 with xfce -- *not* live, but
> >> installed, with the .iso on a DVD. I realize that requires me to
> >> install the gnome version and then add xfce. Do I just command
> >> "yum install xfce," or is there something more esoteric?
> >
> > yum groupinstall xfce-desktop
> >
> > You don't need to install gnome. Just deselect it when you do the
> > install.
>
> Oh good. And can I then still use a few gnome apps I depend
> on, comparably to running gnome but using Konqueror for man pages and
> K3B for media? (iirc, I have to install a good bit of KDE to get
> those.)

>>whack

Beartooth:

There's another way to skin this particular cat: Download and install
the xfce spin, then add whatever other stuff you wish. Be aware too
that the xfce spin includes a lot of Gnome. Not all of it is necessary.

-- cmg

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