xfce and x86_64

Frank Murphy frankly3d at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 07:22:55 UTC 2011

On 26/06/11 08:14, suvayu ali wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 12:00 AM, Eric Tanguy<eric.tanguy at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I would try xfce but when i try to install it on my x86_64 yum want to
>> install a lot of i686 libs for dependancies.
>> What is the problem ?
>> I would prefer a pure x86_64 system ...
> Unless you already have 32 bit libraries on your system this should
> not be the case. What does this tell you:
> $ rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME}-%{ARCH}\n" | grep -v -E 'x86_64|noarch|gpg-pubkey'
>> Eric

I run x86_64 with xfce,
sometimes it does try to install "multilib"

I use an exclude=*i686* in /etc/yum.conf
to prevent such multilib installs.


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