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hi,
   i'm using Fedora Core 5 and i just wanna know will the newly install software 'appear' in the add/remove software?
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It depends on the software and how you install it. If you install via yum or rpm, then there is an excellent chance that it'll appear there. If you install from a tar.gz file, then it will not.

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sorry for not making my question clearer..
what i really want to know is, if i'm using yum to install a new software, will it appear in add/remove software? under which category?

btw, i'm actually refering to here:
http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/en/sn-yum-installing-frompackage.html
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What are you actually installing?  If you can tell us the package that you are installing, we could probably find out for you.
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any software...
but my current interest is xmms or any mp3 player ;-0
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Hi InNoCenT_Ch1ld,

Any software you install using yum will appear in the rpm database.  For example,

rpm -qa | grep -i xmms

Cheers,
Steve :)
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