[CentOS] How to upgrade GNOME in CentOS?

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Oct 8 14:37:23 UTC 2008


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Spike Turner wrote:
>> Why not run another distro with the latest and greatest Gnome or Kde 
>> if that is what you want? Trying to upgrade a CentOS box will mean you 
>> have something else. Its doomed to failure
> 
> fwiw, a garnome build normally works fine anywhere.

I just got my head kicked in offlist by someone who tried this.... so I 
want to elaborate a bit : while garnome builds do work fine, they work 
fine only for the stuff that you build with it, pretty much everything 
else you expect to work with some level of integration into the gnome 
environment will break, almost certainly. So dont expect for the entire 
'distro' to stay 'together' post gnome-update.

- KB


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