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mccartjd 08-10-2012 11:00 AM

Where can I find Software Management Application RedHat 6
 
I installed RedHat6 for the first time. During the install I selected "Desktop" when offered a choice now I want to go back and install the applications provided to "Software Development Workstaion" which I was told during the install I could if I later would go to "software managment application". Where in GUI do I find the "software managment application" and is "Software Development Workstation" a choice?

RedHat 6

A million thanks
Johnny Mac

unSpawn 08-10-2012 11:40 AM

Dunno about GUI but RPM allows for group selections, see /usr/share/doc/rpm-*/GROUPS, and Yum does too, see 'yum grouplist.

guyonearth 08-10-2012 12:27 PM

Use the Add/Remove Software app which should be in your menu.

DavidMcCann 08-10-2012 01:02 PM

In the menu, go to System — Administration — Add/Remove software. In the left panel, select Package collections and the right one will offer things like Development tools, Desktop platform development, Server platform development, Additional development.

John VV 08-10-2012 05:12 PM

however the gui tools , to put it bluntly, " suck"
the terminal IS YOUR friend on RHEL

for using the repos get used to using it
Code:

su -
yum search ??????

replace ???? with the name

see the manual page
Code:

man yum
--- and the help page ---
yum --help


the reason for this is RHEL is normally a server OS with NO gui installed


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