Hello, dear Fedora Community! I just wanna know some answers to my questions:
Once I have seen on forums, that this command - dnf autoremove can remove GRUB packages… And can remove other important packages. Why it happens? And what should I do if I wanna delete old packages and dependencies? And Has Fedora commands like this, which can remove something important? :))
I have seen on spins that Fedora support LXDE. How long it will be?
I am very interested by Fedora and Fedora’s community, and I wanna know how long Red Hat and others sponsors will support Fedora? And what happens if their support stops?
And can I install DE, like LXQt, LXde and other but not GNOME in Fedora’s installing process? Or i can do it only after installing?
How often the problems and bugs can be, because as we know Fedora is experimental polygon for Red Hat? :))
Thank you for your answer! It’s good that Fedora does not have a “dnf autoremove” bug:) But it was serious bug and how do you think does Fedora has bugs like that, which can damage the system? I like stablity and I like Fedora’s tech innovation and I’m not sure that I can to solve serious problems and bugs in Fedora:)
How many years of experience of Fedora using do you have?
Some problems are caused by local network configuration, others are easily solved by an experienced user who has direct access to the problem system and knows the technical terms in your native language as well as English. I used to tell students (non-computing science PhD’s in workshops for a specialized package that runs on linux or macOS) to ask around in their home lab to see what distros are used and identify the goto-people when there are problems.
I’ve been using computers for over 40 years. During that time many vendors of system I used (CDC, Wicat, SGI, Sun, NeXT, etc.) have disappeared or made fundamental changes (Apple). I have learned to be aware of things that are only available from a few distro/vendors. Soem are innovatons that become widely used, others fade away.
Thank you! Do Fedora consume more hard drive memory than another distro, for example, Debian? Because Fedora get updates more often than Debian? If so, can you give me an advice how to clean unnecessary dependencies and packages? Is it only “dnf autoremove” for it? As Barry A Scott told me this bug has already been fixed. But I hear this can be different for all users.
Linux distros RAM consumption comparison is available on the internet, but I dispute the viability of such comparison. There is no single deciding factor for RAM consumption. Personally, I’m dismissive on random benchmark. Who can tell ‘the lower the better’ if there are multiple factors to consider?
I believe there are two approaches to reach a goal.
Use ‘Everything’ image to select your package groups
Pick one from Fedora Labs
I didn’t know dnf autoremove command until you bring up here. I’m not convinced with your approach to remove packages afterwards.
I mean Hard Drive, not RAM. I asked that because I don’t have much memory on my laptop:)) Can regular updates in Fedora full my hard drive so fast than other distros? And that’s why I asked about “dnf autoremove” and removing unnecessary dependencies:)
And As i have read recently Red Hat is going to collect data through telemetry in Fedora, is it true? And what do you think about that?
I confessed to you in early part of your post that I didn’t know about autoremove command, and didn’t ‘need to’ remove base packages manually. There are a couple of posts on autoremove in Fedora discourse, so you might want to ask them if you really need to get to the bottom of it.