maintaining minimal

Samuel Sieb samuel at
Sun Sep 29 06:13:20 UTC 2013

On 09/28/2013 10:50 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
> At this point, 'yum install kdm konsole kcalc konqueror ksnapshot
> kcm-gtk' only wants to install 198 packages, with konq apparently a part
> of kde-baseapps instead of separate. Almost close enough for gummint
> work. Kde-workspace wasn't pulled. Another 32 packages required, of
> which one x11 (and including the useless but upstream-required pim
> libs). Done. Only 36.5% increase in / space consumed not counting 14
> needed scalable font packages. Thread moot, except to maybe plant a seed
> of easier minimal install of other DEs than Gnome. I'm not interested
> any time soon in spending the time it would take to do what Adam suggested.

yum install @kde-desktop ?  Not sure how minimal it is though.  There 
are equivalent options for several other desktop environments.

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