Installing Fedora without Gnome using the DVD

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Sun Dec 30 14:11:01 UTC 2007

Michael C wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering whether it's possible to select KDE to the exclusion of 
> Gnome in Anaconda using the Install DVD.
> This is what I'd intended to do when I installed F8 last month, but 
> despite checking KDE and unchecking Gnome, it was installed regardless. 
> I assumed at the time that I'd unwittingly selected Gnome development 
> tools in the "Development" section, and Gnome had been erroneously 
> dragged in as a dependency!

You probably selected or skipped unselecting a package that was 
dependent on GNOME or GTK libraries. If you want KDE, I would strongly 
recommend you download the KDE spin instead.

KDE Live Media is installable to hard disk or USB flash disk too.


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