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asked 2013-12-25 14:33:11 -0500

chiec gravatar image

updated 2014-09-28 11:13:42 -0500

mether gravatar image

I wanted to install the full Gnome Desktop and tried it, but I think it has a bug:

It's a bug or I'm missing something?

EDIT: Shall I open a bug report? I'd love to help :)

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answered 2013-12-25 19:23:55 -0500

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If you did an upgrade from a prior release of Fedora, this is possibly due to I would remove /var/lib/yum/groups folder as root user and then try, yum group install gnome-desktop-environment

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No, it's a completely fresh installation :/

chiec gravatar imagechiec ( 2013-12-26 19:43:01 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-12-26 00:35:47 -0500

Ahmad Samir gravatar image

updated 2013-12-26 05:30:01 -0500

remjg gravatar image

yum-3.4.3-128 (in the updates-testing repo) has multiple fixes for group handling, so I suggest you first update yum:

yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update yum

then try installing GNOME again.

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No packages marked for update

chiec gravatar imagechiec ( 2013-12-26 19:44:20 -0500 )edit

What's the output of 'rpm -q yum'?

Ahmad Samir gravatar imageAhmad Samir ( 2013-12-27 02:22:17 -0500 )edit

root@fedorak54c chiec# rpm -q yum yum-3.4.3-128.fc20.noarch

chiec gravatar imagechiec ( 2013-12-27 05:42:01 -0500 )edit

I should have kept up with the yum update status, yum-3.4.3-128 has been pushed to stable , thus you got it from regular updates.

I think you should try what mether posted, about deleting /var/lib/yum/groups altogether.

Ahmad Samir gravatar imageAhmad Samir ( 2013-12-27 06:46:43 -0500 )edit

It worked, but why? It was a completely fresh installation, shall I fill a bug report about it?

chiec gravatar imagechiec ( 2013-12-29 09:20:01 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-12-26 19:48:08 -0500

davidva gravatar image

Hi, try it:


yum -y install @gnome-desktop
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root@fedorak54c ~# yum -y install @gnome-desktop Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit Nothing to do

chiec gravatar imagechiec ( 2013-12-27 05:46:58 -0500 )edit

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