[ F21 GNOME ] How to properly install Xfce

Martin Cigorraga martincigorraga at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 00:34:48 UTC 2015

Trying to 'yum groupinstall "Xfce Desktop" I got:

"Skipped (dependency problems):
 fedora-release-nonproduct      noarch    21-2     Fedora     19 k"

Already read the explanation for this here:
but still I'm not sure how to proceed the safest possible way...

On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 8:19 PM, Martin Cigorraga <martincigorraga at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> A while back I installed the main Fedora flavour to peek out how GNOME was
> doing but I want now to go back to Xfce. Alas! From what I've been
> researching removing GNOME Desktop is close to impossible without risking a
> massive wreak-havoc.
> OTOH I'm not going reinstall the whole stuff as I already have the system
> up and running the way I like it :P
> Until I figure out what to do with the GNOME Desktop leftovers, what would
> you say would be the best way to install Xfce Desktop, just issue an 'yum
> groupinstall "Xfce Desktop"'? I won't be knocking wood, crossing my fingers
> and rubbing a rabbit leg through the process :S
> Btw, thanks a lot for your work on the upcoming lil rat release!
> Regards,
> -Martin

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