[CentOS] What is in a yum group

Wed May 24 04:03:18 UTC 2017
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 5/23/2017 3:52 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I want to install Xfce on a ClearOS server.  They have not defined any 
> desktop groups (actually no groups other than minimal).  But lots of 
> Xfce rpms are in their repos.
> How can I see what rpms Centos would install with a 'yum group install'?
> Then I get to install vnc server and set up the client right... 

to *really* see what its going to install...

     yum groupinstall "Some Group"

then answer N (no) after it lists the packages it wants to install.    
this will show you not only whats in the group, but also any prerequisites.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz