[CentOS] yum groupinstall everything

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 11:57:05 UTC 2007

On 7/6/07, Robert - eLists <lists06 at abbacomm.net> wrote:
> I have seen people on the list say you can yum groupinstall everything yet
> when I tried their method, it didn't work

This works in theory but not in practice, as not all packages belong to groups.

> Is there actually a way other than making a script with all the info in it?

As others have said, 'yum install \*' will do this, but the real question is:
Are you sure you want to do this? From an admin standpoint I would
consider it to be a very bad idea without an explicit reason for doing

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
George Orwell

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