Finding package group names in CentOS 6 and RHEL6

To find the @shortname for a package group in CentOS 6 use the following command:

# yum grouplist -v | sed -n '/Installed Groups:/,/Available Language Groups:/p'
Installed Groups:
   Additional Development (additional-devel)
   Base (base)
   Console internet tools (console-internet)
   Debugging Tools (debugging)
   Desktop (basic-desktop)
   Desktop Debugging and Performance Tools (desktop-debugging)
   Desktop Platform (desktop-platform)
...

 

The name in parentheses is the @shortname that can be used in kickstart files. (ie. @base or @desktop-platform) Sources: https://www.redhat.com/archives/kickstart-list/2011-February/msg00004.html Yum: What is the @shortname for a Package Group? WORKING WITH PACKAGE GROUPS

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