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Old 21st May 2004, 10:53 AM
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yum gui frontend ?

In spite of some us enjoy the ease of use of CLI apps like yum, there are lots more that hate the command line simply because they feel it´s too difficult or lots more because they are coming from Window$ and they don´t know about it.
Is there a gui for yum like synaptic for apt??
Better than that, would be an frontend that could join both apt and yum. Don´t know if there are currently any projects on these areas, but i think it would be great.
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Old 21st May 2004, 12:11 PM
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Its also nice to be able to browse through avaliable software.
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Old 21st May 2004, 01:30 PM
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if you are a programmer, then you can help.

@mip it is not much help for you, but if you browse to /var/cache/yum you can browse in the headers directories. With MC or Nautilus or smth like that it can be quiete comfortable.

I think it is more a Fedora Focus thread. *moved*
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Old 23rd June 2005, 03:57 AM
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I was trying to find a good one as well and came across one called Cobind. No clue as to how good it is, but if you want to take a look at it, it's at http://cobind.com/yumgui.html
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Old 23rd June 2005, 04:36 AM
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Check out htis link, one of our members has created a yum gui
http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/sho...ighlight=yumex

I like to use apt-get with the gui frontend synaptic..
available via yum (yum install apt synaptic)
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Old 23rd June 2005, 06:04 AM
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http://gnome-yum.sourceforge.net/
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Old 23rd June 2005, 12:06 PM
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Yeah, i found yumex afterwards, i like it a lot, especially the build in repos.
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Old 5th August 2005, 05:13 PM
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I'm gonna have to agree with ghaefb. The gnome-yum project at http://gnome-yum.sourceforge.net/ is the way to go.
Yumex was fairly functional, but slow and unresponsive at times. gnome-yum strikes a good balance between cli and GUI.
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Old 5th August 2005, 08:01 PM
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Gnome yum seems to target advanced users while yumex is very good for beginners. The author should submit that package for extras repository.
Interesting that Fedora provide a very good variety of frontend for yum.
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Old 6th August 2005, 01:21 AM
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If you want a Qt frontend, check out KYum.
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Old 12th March 2009, 04:11 PM
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thank you keeep it on
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Old 12th March 2009, 04:16 PM
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Wow zombie thread. Nowadays PackageKit is great and getting better.
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