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Packages/Groups of a default install

asked 2013-01-15 10:11:27 -0500

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updated 2014-09-28 11:13:58 -0500

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I try to figure out what packages or groups make up a fresh Fedora installation. Is there a default package set and how is it affected by choices made during installation?

So far, I am aware of the 'Core' and 'Critical Path (GNOME)' groups which are (like all groups) split up into optional, default and mandatory subsets. However, it still don't know how they relate to the initial package set.

What I am looking for is something similar to the system set in Gentoo Linux.

Update 2: I dug a little deeper into the source of anaconda and found the hard coded profiles the installer uses.

Update 1: The groups that are installed by default (on fresh Fedora 18) are:

$yum grouplist installed
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Installed Groups:
   Administration Tools
   Cloud Infrastructure
   Design Suite
   LibreOffice
   Network Servers
   Office/Productivity
   Robotics
   Sound and Video
   System Tools
   Text-based Internet
Done

Including hidden groups:

$yum grouplist installed hidden
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Installed Groups:
   Administration Tools
   Cloud Infrastructure
   Critical Path (Applications)
   Critical Path (GNOME)
   Design Suite
   Dial-up Networking Support
   Fonts
   Graphical Internet
   Graphics
   Hardware Support
   Input Methods
   Java
   Legacy Fonts
   LibreOffice
   Mail Server
   Multimedia
   Network Servers
   Office/Productivity
   Printing Support
   Robotics
   Server Configuration Tools
   Sound and Video
   System Tools
   Text-based Internet
Done
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answered 2013-01-15 10:31:25 -0500

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If you run after a fresh install

sudo yum grouplist installed

you will get all the installed macro-groups in Fedora.

Note (1):

If you install Fedora in text mode, you cannot make package selections. The installer automatically selects packages only from the base and core groups. These packages are sufficient to ensure that the system is operational at the end of the installation process, ready to install updates and new packages. To change the package selection, complete the installation, then use the Add/Remove Software application to make desired changes.

Note (2):

By default, the Fedora installation process loads a selection of software that is suitable for a system deployed as a basic server. Note that this installation does not include a graphical environment.

Please view the source for additional details.

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