Number of Fedora Programs ?

Dan grinnz at
Thu Apr 13 20:00:32 UTC 2006

William Case wrote:
> Hi; 
> Does anybody on this list know off hand approximately how many programs
> (excluding the Kernel) are in the FC5 download? In the Fedora extras
> repository?
> I am just doing a quick write-up of the FC5 installation process and
> trying to avoid writing a script that does a direct count of the number
> of headers. I only need to approximate.
> Regards Bill 
For i386, yum reports 2207 core packages, 392 updates packages (just 
updated core packages) and 2573 extras packages. You can subtract the 
kernel packages from there.

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