[CentOS] Yumex in 6.5 minimal -

Thu Jan 30 09:50:39 UTC 2014
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 1/30/2014 1:32 AM, Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA wrote:
> When I start yumex as user it displays but stops with an error message
> that the backend is not running.
> However "yumex --root" starts and runs normally.
> It is Centos 6.5 64 bit and using XFCE running in virtualbox if that
> matters.
> Any suggestion as to what I am missing?

is there a service associated with yumex?

     chkconfig --list |grep -i yum

will list any such.  if there is one, then...

     chkconfig yumex on
     service yumex start

(replace yumex with the service name)

(note the above is purely conjecture, I've never used yumex, I just use 

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