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Old 9th September 2004, 01:44 PM
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Unhappy FC2 - Minimal installation - How further?

Hello,

I am very new to Fedora (normally I run Slackware) and I run into problems installing extra packages after a minimal installation of Fedora Core II.

So I have done a minimal installation of Fedora Core 2 and I want to add some new packages to my system. Normally I work in Midnight Commander, so I search for that RPM package and I start: "rpm -i mc-4.6.0-15.rpm".
Just after starting the install of MC, I am bombed with dependencies. So I search all the packages for those files mentioned... after a while I am installing almost all the xorg packages just for installing a simple package like MC???

Is there a way to automatically install those dependencies or is there a simple way to look for those files (needed by a package) to install those dependencies???

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Jeroen
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Old 9th September 2004, 05:48 PM
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There are mulitple ways to have an automated way of adding packages and their dependencies, but I found the easiest is via the gui-based program Synaptic. Here's the how-to:
http://fedoraguide.org/contributors/...ic-how-to.html
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Old 9th September 2004, 07:52 PM
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you can use yum it installs all the needed libs and stuff automaticly
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Old 9th September 2004, 09:10 PM
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this may help you configure your yum.conf to install stuff you may need:

http://www.fedorafaq.org/#installsoftware

and also if you want to install extra fedora stuff that you didnt install during installation go to System Settings >Add/Remove apps
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Old 13th September 2004, 03:09 PM
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Thanx guys... I will look at "yum".

With a minimal installation of Fedora, no X windows is installed. So the other options, I can't use...
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