[CentOS] Beta question - initial install of packages

Tarun Reddy treddy at rallydev.com
Wed Mar 28 14:57:44 UTC 2007

On Mar 28, 2007, at 5:10 AM, Tony Molloy wrote:

> On Wednesday 28 March 2007, Scott R Ehrlich wrote:
>> ....
>> Am I missing something?   If this is true, and the team is still in
>> development stage, can the EVERYTHING option be restored?
>> Thanks.
>> Scott
> Many, many discussions on this over the years on CentOS and Fedora  
> lists.
> Basically CentOS-4 (RHEL-4) was based on Fedora Core-3. This  
> version of
> Fedora had the "Everything Install" so RHEL-4 had it.
> CentOS-5 (RHEL-5) is based on Fedora-6. This version of Fedora lost
> the "Everything install" so RHEL-5 doesn't have it.
> It's not coming back so you'll have to work round it ;-)
> Tony

A couple of very helpful commands post install that might alleviate  
some of your pain:

yum grouplist

and subsequently

yum groupinstall

Very helpful for installing Gnome or Development Group after install  
on machines that you don't install stuff during installation.

(remember to put quotes around two word group names when doing a  


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