Fedora remove old leftover package after upgrade



The step below show how you can remove old leftover orphans package after you upgrade Fedora... this example show orphans package remove after upgrade Fedora 16 to 17...

1.  Open terminal Applications -> System Tools -> Terminal.
2.  Execute su - command to make sure you have every priviledged to remove Fedora package from the system.
[fedora@fedora120 ~]$ su -
Password:
[root@fedora120 ~]#

3.  Execute package-cleanup --orphans to list all leftover orphans packages
[root@fedora120 ~]# package-cleanup --orphans
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * fedora: mirror.nus.edu.sg
 * rpmfusion-free: mirror.us.leaseweb.net
 * rpmfusion-free-updates: mirror.us.leaseweb.net
 * rpmfusion-nonfree: mirror.us.leaseweb.net
 * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates: mirror.us.leaseweb.net
 * updates: mirror.nus.edu.sg
dbus-cxx-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686
dbus-cxx-devel-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686
dbus-cxx-doc-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.noarch
dbus-cxx-glibmm-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686
dbus-cxx-glibmm-devel-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686
dbus-cxx-tools-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686
kernel-PAE-3.3.6-3.fc16.i686
kernel-PAE-3.3.7-1.fc16.i686
kernel-PAE-devel-3.3.6-3.fc16.i686
kernel-PAE-devel-3.3.7-1.fc16.i686
pyxf86config-0.3.37-10.fc15.i686
tamil-typing-booster-0.9.0-1.fc16.noarch
telepathy-butterfly-0.5.15-4.fc16.noarch
tomcat5-jasper-eclipse-5.5.31-3.fc15.noarch
xmldb-api-0.1-0.5.20011111cvs.2.fc15.noarch
xmldb-api-sdk-0.1-0.5.20011111cvs.2.fc15.noarch

4.  Then execute yum remove [package name 1] [package name 2] [e.t.c.] to remove orphans package from the system... e.g. (easier to just copy the package name from above command and paste it here)
[root@fedora120 ~]# yum remove dbus-cxx-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686 dbus-cxx-devel-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686 dbus-cxx-doc-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.noarch dbus-cxx-glibmm-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686 dbus-cxx-glibmm-devel-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686 dbus-cxx-tools-0.7.0-2.fc14.1.i686 kernel-PAE-3.3.6-3.fc16.i686 kernel-PAE-3.3.7-1.fc16.i686 kernel-PAE-devel-3.3.6-3.fc16.i686 kernel-PAE-devel-3.3.7-1.fc16.i686 pyxf86config-0.3.37-10.fc15.i686 tamil-typing-booster-0.9.0-1.fc16.noarch telepathy-butterfly-0.5.15-4.fc16.noarch tomcat5-jasper-eclipse-5.5.31-3.fc15.noarch xmldb-api-0.1-0.5.20011111cvs.2.fc15.noarch xmldb-api-sdk-0.1-0.5.20011111cvs.2.fc15.noarch




Blogger Tricks

Remove VMware-Player



   Step by step how to remove vmware player from Fedora.   The example below show the simple step on how to remove vmware player, the example below remove VMware-Player-3.1.4-385536.i386.bundle from Fedora system

Remove vmware player step:

1.  Open x terminal, and execute su - command to enable you to remove install software from the system...

[jason@localhost ~]$ su -
Password:     <-- type in root password here and hit enter key
[root@localhost ~]#


2.  Find and locate the vmware-installer by using find command as on example below

[root@localhost Downloads]# find / -name  vmware-installer
/usr/bin/vmware-installer
/usr/lib/vmware-installer
/usr/lib/vmware-installer/1.1/vmware-installer
^C
[root@localhost Downloads]#


3.  Then execute vmware-installer with -u option to start uninstall vmware player. 
[root@localhost Downloads]# /usr/bin/vmware-installer -u vmware-player
[root@localhost Downloads]# 

4.  The vmware uninstaller interface
remove vmware player
 
 5.  Done...
vmware remove





Fedora install wicd the network manager



   This simple article show how to install wicd network manager on your Fedora system, to install wicd you may need root permission, open shell terminal and execute the wicd installation command as show below...
[jason@serverc ~]$ su -c 'yum install wicd*'
Password: <-- type in root user password and hit enter key to proceed
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * fedora: mirror.neu.edu.cn
 * rpmfusion-free: mirror.bjtu.edu.cn
 * rpmfusion-free-updates: mirror.bjtu.edu.cn
 * rpmfusion-nonfree: mirror.karneval.cz
 * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates: mirror.karneval.cz
 * updates: mirror.neu.edu.cn
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package wicd.i686 0:1.7.0-10.fc15 will be installed
---> Package wicd-common.noarch 0:1.7.0-10.fc15 will be installed
---> Package wicd-curses.noarch 0:1.7.0-10.fc15 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: python-urwid >= 0.9.8.3 for package: wicd-curses-1.7.0-10.fc15.noarch
---> Package wicd-gtk.noarch 0:1.7.0-10.fc15 will be installed
---> Package wicd-kde.i686 0:0.2.3-3.fc15 will be installed
--> Running transaction check
---> Package python-urwid.i686 0:0.9.9.1-3.fc15 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution


Dependencies Resolved


=====================================================================
 Package          Arch       Version               Repository   Size
=====================================================================
Installing:
 wicd             i686       1.7.0-10.fc15         updates     6.2 k
 wicd-common      noarch     1.7.0-10.fc15         updates     312 k
 wicd-curses      noarch     1.7.0-10.fc15         updates      59 k
 wicd-gtk         noarch     1.7.0-10.fc15         updates     149 k
 wicd-kde         i686       0.2.3-3.fc15          updates     341 k
Installing for dependencies:
 python-urwid     i686       0.9.9.1-3.fc15        fedora      304 k


Transaction Summary
=====================================================================
Install       6 Package(s)


Total download size: 1.1 M
Installed size: 4.7 M
Is this ok [y/N]: <-- type in 'y' and hit enter key to proceed

type in 'y' and hit Enter key to proceed with the wicd installation process....



Fedora wicd wireless and wired network connection manager



   Need to use wireless and NetworkManager fail you.  Try use wicd the wireless and wired network connection manager... now let look what is wicd from the package info on Fedora system...

[root@serverc ~]# yum info wicd
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * fedora: mirror.neu.edu.cn
 * rpmfusion-free: mirror.bjtu.edu.cn
 * rpmfusion-free-updates: mirror.bjtu.edu.cn
 * rpmfusion-nonfree: mirror.karneval.cz
 * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates: mirror.karneval.cz
 * updates: mirror.neu.edu.cn
Available Packages
Name        : wicd
Arch        : i686
Version     : 1.7.0
Release     : 10.fc15
Size        : 6.2 k
Repo        : updates
Summary     : Wireless and wired network connection manager
URL         : http://wicd.sourceforge.net/
License     : GPLv2+
Description : Wicd is designed to give the user as much control over
            : behavior of network connections as possible.  Every
            : network, both wired and wireless, has its own profile
            : with its own configuration options and connection
            : behavior. Wicd will try to automatically connect only
            : to networks the user specifies it should try, with a
            : preference first to a wired network, then to wireless.
            : 
            : This package provides the architecture-dependent
            : components of wicd.

[root@serverc ~]# 



Install k3b the Fedora CD DVD burner



   The example below show how to install k3b the Fedora CD DVD burner, to install the k3b burner on the system you may need root privileged to do so... the step below show how to install k3b on Fedora system

1.  To install Fedora k3b, open x terminal Application --> System Tools --> Terminal and execute 'su -' command and supply root user password when ask.
2.  Execute yum install *k3b* on the terminal...

[root@serverc ~]# yum install *k3b*
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * fedora: free.nchc.org.tw
 * rpmfusion-free: mirror.cse.iitk.ac.in
 * rpmfusion-free-updates: mirror.cse.iitk.ac.in
 * rpmfusion-nonfree: mirror.cse.iitk.ac.in
 * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates: mirror.cse.iitk.ac.in
 * updates: ftp.jaist.ac.jp
Setting up Install Process
Package 1:k3b-libs-2.0.2-5.fc15.i686 already installed and latest version
Package 1:k3b-2.0.2-5.fc15.i686 already installed and latest version
Package 1:k3b-common-2.0.2-5.fc15.noarch already installed and latest version
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package k3b-devel.i686 1:2.0.2-5.fc15 will be installed
---> Package k3b-extras-freeworld.i686 1:2.0.1-2.fc14 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: libmad.so.0 for package: 1:k3b-extras-freeworld-2.0.1-2.fc14.i686
--> Running transaction check
---> Package libmad.i586 0:0.15.1b-13.fc12 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution


Dependencies Resolved


================================================================================
 Package                  Arch     Version             Repository          Size
================================================================================
Installing:
 k3b-devel                i686     1:2.0.2-5.fc15      updates            106 k
 k3b-extras-freeworld     i686     1:2.0.1-2.fc14      rpmfusion-free      57 k
Installing for dependencies:
 libmad                   i586     0.15.1b-13.fc12     rpmfusion-free      86 k


Transaction Summary
================================================================================
Install       3 Package(s)


Total download size: 249 k
Installed size: 731 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Setting up and reading Presto delta metadata
Processing delta metadata
Package(s) data still to download: 249 k
(1/3): k3b-devel-2.0.2-5.fc15.i686.rpm                   | 106 kB     00:01     
(2/3): k3b-extras-freeworld-2.0.1-2.fc14.i686.rpm        |  57 kB     00:01     
(3/3): libmad-0.15.1b-13.fc12.i586.rpm                   |  86 kB     00:01     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                           4.2 kB/s | 249 kB     00:59     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : libmad-0.15.1b-13.fc12.i586                                  1/3 
  Installing : 1:k3b-devel-2.0.2-5.fc15.i686                                2/3 
  Installing : 1:k3b-extras-freeworld-2.0.1-2.fc14.i686                     3/3 


Installed:
  k3b-devel.i686 1:2.0.2-5.fc15     k3b-extras-freeworld.i686 1:2.0.1-2.fc14    


Dependency Installed:
  libmad.i586 0:0.15.1b-13.fc12                                                 


Complete!
[root@serverc ~]# 

3.  Wait until installation process finish.  then you can open the k3b burning software by going to Applications --> Sound & Video -- k3b


Note:  This Install k3b tested on Linux Fedora 15