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

Bill Nottingham notting at
Mon Jun 25 17:11:57 UTC 2012

Julian Leyh (julian at said: 
> It is not. Trust me. You only see the package groups as "installed",
> because you have packages installed that are on the list of that
> group.
> For example, you mentioned the "Arabic Support" group. This group
> includes "dejavu-sans-fonts" as "default"-packages. You most probably
> have this font package installed. To remove the group from being
> listed as "installed" you would have to remove it. You don't want
> that, do you?

To elaborate - dejavu-sans-fonts is the default font for English. However,
it also happens to have Arabic, Greek, accented European, etc. characters,
so 'support' for those languages will show up as being installed.


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