[CentOS] yum install x windows?

William L. Maltby BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com
Sat Apr 1 19:33:34 UTC 2006


On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 20:02 +0100, Tom Brown wrote:
> yum grouplist and yum groupinstall are what you want to use with yum.
> 
> yum grouplist tells you the available groups (similar to the groups
> available at install)
> yum groupinstall installs them. Keep in mind that the shell won't deal
> with spaces nicely, so you'll need to quote or escape.
> 
> for example ->
> yum groupinstall 'X Window System' 'GNOME Desktop Environment' 'Sound
> and Video'
> 
> This should get you want you want. If you want kde, use grouplist to
> figure out the group name, and swap that group for the gnome group
> above.
> 
> 
> thanks - seems to be OK but after the packages are downloaded i get this
> 
> Transaction Summary
> =============================================================================
> Install    196 Package(s)
> Update       2 Package(s)
> Remove       0 Package(s)
> Total download size: 253 M
> Is this ok [y/N]: y
> Downloading Packages:
> warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 6b8d79e6
> 
> 
> Public key for lftp-3.4.2-1.2.el4.rf.i386.rpm is not installed
                                    ^^

IIRC, that indicates a package from rpmforge project? Not sure. Anyway,
if so, you'll need to install the rpmforge rpm and make sure thier key
is installed (done as part of that install?).

> 
> any ideas? I have installed the key at 
> http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-4 so any ideas?

Ideas? Yes. Somehow get these cooperating folks to cooperate one more
step by somehow getting keys cross-installed as needed. 'Course there
are technical, political and security problems but nothing major ...
eh? ;-)

HTH
Bill
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