On Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:06:31 pm seth vidal wrote: > Have you looked at yumex in f14 or rawhide? Or from Tim's builds here: > http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/timlau/yumex/ > > I ask b/c he's made a lot of great changes to yumex and it is faster. > > worth looking at. I will do that; while yumex is no synaptic, feature-wise, it beats kpackagekit hands down, IMO. Thanks for the pointers, and thanks for yum. And I have noticed the speed improvements in yum over the years; I still have a CentOS 3 box running in production, and comparing yum of that day (2.0.8) with today's yum is....well, no comparison, really.