Bug 294401 - Gnome unistallation makes logging in to system impossible (even when KDE is present)
Gnome unistallation makes logging in to system impossible (even when KDE is p...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-artwork (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-18 04:35 EDT by Nakul Dhotre
Modified: 2009-01-08 23:53 EST (History)
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Description Nakul Dhotre 2007-09-18 04:35:57 EDT
Description of problem:

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install both KDE and Gnome 
2.Remove Gnome from Add/remove
3.Reboot the system
Actual results:
The system wont start as there is not greeter present at login screen 
even when KDE is present.

Expected results:
The system should work properly as KDE is still present

Additional info:
I dont know if this is the right place to report the bug .. :-)
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2007-09-18 16:52:03 EDT
Looks like due to some "interesting" package dependencies, removing 
gnome-desktop group does indeed remove much of kde (kdebase, in particular).

Using pirut or yum to (re) groupinstall kde-desktop afterwards should fix 
things back up.
Comment 2 Toshio Ernie Kuratomi 2007-09-18 17:10:19 EDT
Further digging by Rex showed that the dependency chain should be broken
somewhere in this chain:

kde-settings-kdm =>
redhat-artwork-kde =>
redhat-artwork =>

drago01 mentioned that Ray was looking into changing redhat-artwork's dependency
chain.  Ray, does what you're looking doing address this?  
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-09-18 17:30:54 EDT
Yea, should.

I basically want to break redhat-artwork up into a bunch of packages, instead of
making it the huge mega package that it is today with lots of engines and
themes, etc.

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