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

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Tue Nov 13 21:20:28 UTC 2012


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 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 however, it is outdated.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.

[root at karsites ~]# yum groupinfo "XFCE-4.4"
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-4.4 does not exist.

Maybe it's been removed now from extras as it's old?

OK - got it now Johnny. So I just install every xfce* 
package from EPEL and that's dealt with it?

Name       : xfce4-session
Arch       : i386
Version    : 4.6.2
Release    : 1.el5
Size       : 662 k
Repo       : epel
Summary    : Xfce session manager
URL        : http://www.xfce.org/
License    : GPLv2+
Description: xfce4-session is the session manager for the
 	   : Xfce desktop environment.

Kind Regards,

Keith

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