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Old 10-19-2007, 10:36 AM   #1
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XFCE on Fedora7


OK, I'm having problems installing XFCE on Fedora 7. I did a search and tried the things that were suggested, but to no avail.

When trying "yum install xfce" I get:

Quote:
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Nothing to do
When downloading the .run file, this is what I get (minus the periods)

Quote:
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing Xfce 4.4.1 Graphical Installer...
Checking for usable C compiler... gcc
Checking for usable C++ compiler... g++
Checking for GNU make... gmake
Checking for package config tool... pkg-config
Checking for GLib (GModule) >= 2.6.0... not found, see /root/.xfce4.installer-log for details
Or, trying "yum installgroup "XFCE" " I get:

Quote:
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Usage: yum [options] < grouplist, localinstall, groupinfo, localupdate, resolvedep, erase, deplist, groupremove, makecache, upgrade, provides, shell, install, whatprovides, groupinstall, update, repolist, groupupdate, info, search, check-update, list, remove, clean, grouperase >

Options:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-t, --tolerant be tolerant of errors
-C run entirely from cache, don't update cache
-c [config file] config file location
-R [minutes] maximum command wait time
-d [debug level] debugging output level
-e [error level] error output level
-q, --quiet quiet operation
-v, --verbose verbose operation
-y answer yes for all questions
--version show Yum version and exit
--installroot=[path] set install root
--enablerepo=[repo] enable one or more repositories (wildcards allowed)
--disablerepo=[repo] disable one or more repositories (wildcards allowed)
-x [package], --exclude=[package]
exclude package(s) by name or glob
--obsoletes enable obsoletes processing during updates
--noplugins disable Yum plugins
--nogpgcheck disable gpg signature checking
--disableplugin=[plugin]
disable plugins by name
None
So, I checked what was available with "yum list | grep -i xfce" and:

Quote:
gtk-xfce-engine.i386 2.4.1-1.fc7 fedora
libxfce4mcs.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 fedora
libxfce4mcs-devel.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 fedora
libxfce4util.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 fedora
libxfce4util-devel.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 fedora
libxfcegui4.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 fedora
libxfcegui4-devel.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 fedora
xfce-mcs-manager.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 updates
xfce-mcs-manager-devel.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 updates
xfce-mcs-plugins.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 updates
xfce-utils.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 updates
xfce4-appfinder.i386 4.4.1-1.fc7 fedora
xfce4-battery-plugin.i386 0.5.0-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-clipman-plugin.i386 0.8.0-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-cpugraph-plugin.i386 0.3.0-5.fc7 fedora
xfce4-datetime-plugin.i386 0.5.0-2.fc7 updates
xfce4-dev-tools.noarch 4.4.0-1.fc7 fedora
xfce4-dict-plugin.i386 0.2.1-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-diskperf-plugin.i386 2.1.0-3.fc7 fedora
xfce4-eyes-plugin.i386 4.4.0-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-fsguard-plugin.i386 0.3.0-5.fc7 fedora
xfce4-genmon-plugin.i386 3.1-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-icon-theme.noarch 4.4.1-1.fc7 fedora
xfce4-mailwatch-plugin.i386 1.0.1-6.fc7 fedora
xfce4-minicmd-plugin.i386 0.4-6.fc7.1 updates
xfce4-mixer.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7 updates
xfce4-mount-plugin.i386 0.5.1-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-netload-plugin.i386 0.4.0-5.fc7 fedora
xfce4-notes-plugin.i386 1.4.1-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-panel.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7.1 updates
xfce4-panel-devel.i386 4.4.1-2.fc7.1 updates
xfce4-places-plugin.i386 0.9.992-1.fc7 updates
xfce4-quicklauncher-plugin.i386 1.9.4-1.fc7 updates
xfce4-screenshooter-plugin.i386 1.0.0-5.fc7 fedora
xfce4-sensors-plugin.i386 0.10.0-5.fc7 updates
xfce4-session.i386 4.4.1-1.fc7 fedora
xfce4-session-devel.i386 4.4.1-1.fc7 fedora
xfce4-session-engines.i386 4.4.1-1.fc7 fedora
xfce4-smartbookmark-plugin.i386 0.4.2-4.fc7 updates
xfce4-systemload-plugin.i386 0.4.2-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-taskmanager.i386 0.4.0-0.2.rc2.fc6 fedora
xfce4-timer-plugin.i386 0.5.1-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-verve-plugin.i386 0.3.5-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-volstatus-icon.i386 0.1.0-1.fc7 updates
xfce4-wavelan-plugin.i386 0.5.4-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-weather-plugin.i386 0.6.0-1.fc7 fedora
xfce4-websearch-plugin.i386 0.1.1-0.6.20070428svn2 updates
xfce4-xfapplet-plugin.i386 0.1.0-3.fc7 fedora
xfce4-xkb-plugin.i386 0.4.3-2.fc7 fedora
xfce4-xmms-plugin.i386 0.5.1-1.fc7 fedora
[root@12-215-151-174 phantom]# yum install xfce
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Nothing to do
So how do I install it? Its there... {thanks}
 
Old 10-19-2007, 11:06 AM   #2
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Code:
#yum groupinstall "XFCE"
 
Old 10-19-2007, 11:58 AM   #3
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