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"DNF stands for Dandified yum. Since DNF is a tech preview in Fedora 18 the
Python module names can not be 'yum.*' as that would clash with yum itself."

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/DNF#Naming

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 9:40 PM, Sean <kilpatms at comcast.net> wrote:

> I just finished installing Libre Office and am left with two questions:
>
> 1.  Why did Fedora/Red Hat decide to change yum to dnf?  I am used to
> seeing
> "dnf" in the agate results of a car race, where it means "Did Not Finish."
>
> 2.  After installing or updating a package I always run yum (now dnf) clean
> all.  On this new Fedora 24 install the routine always returns "52 files
> removed."  It seems really odd to me that regardless of how much or how
> little
> has been downloaded and installed, <clean all> always removes the same
> number
> of files. Any clues on what might actually be going on here?
>
> Sean
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