[CentOS] What is in a yum group

Wed May 24 21:59:02 UTC 2017
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

Can some one that has a Centos7-x64 system please send me the output of:

yum group info Xfce

My Centos7-armv7 does not have an Xfce group, only Gnome and KDE. And 
all else I have here are Fedora 25-x64 laptops.  I want to see what 
Centos7 considers to be in the Xcfe desktop.


On 05/24/2017 10:07 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 05/24/2017 12:03 AM, John R Pierce wrote:
>> 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.
> Not needed.  I want to install Xfce desktop on a ClearOS system. They 
> do not provide a group for any  of the desktops.  So all I need is a 
> list of rpms that create the desktop and let yum do its job from 
> there.  Of course, I need to read the manpage to figure out how to 
> provide the rpms from a file that I got from the group info output....
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