[CentOS] XFCE4 group missing on Centos 5.x?

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Nov 13 20:51:57 UTC 2012


On 11/13/2012 02:41 PM, Keith Roberts wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2012, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>
>> To: centos at centos.org
>> From: Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] XFCE4 group missing on Centos 5.x?
>>
>> On 11/13/2012 01:55 PM, Keith Roberts wrote:
>>> I had XFCE group installed and working on C5.8 32 bit.
>>>
>>> I have done a fresh installation using the C 5.5 DVD.
>>>
>>> I cannot seem to find the XFCE group now. Has this been
>>> removed from Centos 5.x ?
>>>
>> There is a version in CentOS Extras ... however, it is outdated.
>>
>> I was going to upgrade it ... BUT ... I found that it is now being
>> maintained in EPEL for EL5.
>>
>> I would recommend that you use the EPEL version of XFCE.
> Thanks Johnny.
>
> This is what I'm getting now:
>
> [root at karsites ~]# yum groupinfo XFCE
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
> Setting up Group Process
> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>   * base: mirror.for.me.uk
>   * epel: mirrors.ukfast.co.uk
>   * extras: mirror.for.me.uk
>   * rpmforge: nl.mirror.eurid.eu
>   * updates: mirror.for.me.uk
> Warning: Group XFCE does not exist.
>
> I was installing xfce4 with:
>
> yum -y groupinstall "XFCE"
>
> Has the name been changed?

The CentOS extras group name is:

XFCE-4.4

I don't think the EPEL version has groups.


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