Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 294401
Gnome unistallation makes logging in to system impossible (even when KDE is present)
Last modified: 2009-01-08 23:53:56 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install both KDE and Gnome
2.Remove Gnome from Add/remove
3.Reboot the system
The system wont start as there is not greeter present at login screen
even when KDE is present.
The system should work properly as KDE is still present
I dont know if this is the right place to report the bug .. :-)
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.
Further digging by Rex showed that the dependency chain should be broken
somewhere in this chain:
drago01 mentioned that Ray was looking into changing redhat-artwork's dependency
chain. Ray, does what you're looking doing address this?
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
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