Space wasted by Non English Packages shipped by Default on Fedora 17.

Malcolm Turmel malcolm.turmel at
Mon Jun 25 13:27:01 UTC 2012

Its still taking up valuable space.

All the non-english packages should be optional.

When I try to remove one of the Package, it tells me its going to also
Uninstall lots of other stuff.

How would I go about now uninstalling all of them without breaking my

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 6:10 AM, Julian Leyh <julian at> wrote:

> 2012/6/25 Malcolm Turmel <malcolm.turmel at>:
> > There seems to be support for lots of languages other than English,
> which I
> > don't need, but it seems to be installed by default on Fedora 17. Why?
> Package Groups are shown as "installed", as soon as all mandatory
> packages are installed (IIRC at least one package of the group has to
> be installed). Some groups have no mandatory packages at all. Most of
> the language support groups have font packages in their list that can
> already be installed on default system. That way they get displayed as
> "installed". In reality it means "partially installed".
> No need to worry.
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