I knew there was a reason I hadn't updated my system in a while, it wanted install rubbish I don't want.
Dependencies Resolved ======================================================== Package Arch ======================================================== Removing: PackageKit i686 Removing for dependencies: PackageKit-glib i686 PackageKit-gstreamer-plugin i686 PackageKit-yum i686 k3b i686 k3b-common noarch k3b-libs i686 kdebase-runtime i686 kdebase-runtime-flags noarch kdebase-runtime-libs i686 kdelibs i686 kdemultimedia-libs i686 kdepimlibs i686 mythtv-common i686 mythtv-frontend i686 mythtv-libs i686 phonon i686 phonon-backend-gstreamer i686 qt-webkit i686 Transaction Summary ======================================================== Remove 19 Package(s) Installed size: 161 M Is this ok [y/N]:
All I can say is "What the Deuce?"
I'm pretty sick of fighting with this type of bullshit. Why the fuck is anything depending on that PackageKit crap?
So yes, it is ok to remove that snot - it's only a console that saves me walking into the next room to set what i'm going to record anyway. And it's only tv.
wodim is easier to use than k3b for burning isos for that matter.How poetic ... (just arrived in email):
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 00:13:22 -0400 From: "Wordsmith" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: A.Word.A.Day--vituperation This week's theme: Negative words vituperation (vy-too-puh-RAY-shuhn, -tyoo-, vi-) noun Bitter and abusive language; condemnation. [From Latin vituperare (to blame), from vitium (fault) + parare (to make or prepare). Earliest documented use: 1481.]
So this episode got me searching for a blacklist option, and I found the
exclude option for yum.
It seems it had something to do with the
phonone-backend-gstreamer and there are alternatives which don't need such rubbish.
Never did like gstreamer ...
Chances are the mythtv guys have changed the database format again, so i might hold off on trying to install it anyway: i've had enough excitement for one day. The secret is N-tier architecture guys ...