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Old 05-04-2012, 02:13 PM   #1
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Installation of GNOME Desktop


Hello Friends.
I have installed Fedora 16 and i am using KDE desktop environment. it is working properly, But i want to install GNOME environment. I tried to do that by using the software management application to install Gnome.
I run the yum command as well. YUM install Gnome* . it get installed , But when i restart the system to change the environment from the session option in the login page, It says "failled to start."
I don't know whether i did the same in the good way.
If any one can help me to do so i will really appreciate it.
I don't know whether i will have to install the Fedora 16 once again.


Thanks and regards
Md Ahsan Reza
 
Old 05-04-2012, 02:17 PM   #2
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Run the following yum command:

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yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"
 
Old 05-04-2012, 04:30 PM   #3
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KDE and Gnome are ok and good to use. I would also suggest you to just checkout the cinnamon desktop environment also. It is quite good.
You can check this page to install cinnamon desktop environment.
Enjoy Fedora.
 
Old 05-10-2012, 08:20 PM   #4
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Hello , Brothers.
i have installed Fedora 16 with KDE desktop environment. I have no Internet connection. I have configure the YUM server. I have copied all the rpm in my local system and configure the yum server. so can anyone tell me now how to install the GNOME desktop with this yum server. I tried that command , yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment" , but say no " GNOME Desktop Environment " group available.

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md Ahsan Reza
 
  


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