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Old 05-03-2004, 01:49 PM   #1
pekkerhed
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Question Package Management tool doesn't see installed packages (FC1)


i've seen this in other threads like:
LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux - Software >packages could not be located! but installed!!
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but haven't found a solution anywhere.



I run the Package Management tool and select the X Software Development group.
Upon clicking Update, I get a Packages Not Found error:
Code:
Unlocateable package     Required by
netpbm                   ('netpbm-progs', '9.24', '12.1.1')
XFree86-libs             ('XFree86-twm', '4.3.0', '55')
XFree86-libs             ('XFree86-xfs', '4.3.0', '55')
XFree86-libs             ('XFree86', '4.3.0', '55')
I have already run rpm --rebuilddb

rpm thinks all of this stuff has been installed:
Code:
[root@www tmp]# rpm -q netpbm
netpbm-9.24-12.1.1
[root@www tmp]# rpm -q netpbm-progs
netpbm-progs-9.24-12.1.1
[root@www tmp]# rpm -q XFree86-libs
XFree86-libs-4.3.0-55
[root@www tmp]# rpm -q XFree86-twm
XFree86-twm-4.3.0-55
[root@www tmp]# rpm -q XFree86-xfs
XFree86-xfs-4.3.0-55
[root@www tmp]# rpm -q XFree86
XFree86-4.3.0-55
WTF???
Any help is appreciated.
 
Old 05-03-2004, 08:33 PM   #2
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looks like redhat-config-packages is just crap from the get-go:
http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/sho...d=804#post4410
 
Old 05-28-2004, 03:10 AM   #3
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I am seeing the exact same problem. How do you fix this?
 
Old 05-29-2004, 01:53 PM   #4
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Same problem here - of course, with different rpms.
 
Old 05-29-2004, 07:31 PM   #5
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So, on another post (possibly another site), there is a program called "red-carpet" at http://www.ximian.com that was recommended. I installed it and ran it. Cleared up the problem. Nice this is that you can run it in parrallel with up2date!!! I just downloaded the red-carpet and not the gui, though I imagine the desktop gui works just fine. In the meantime, I will chalk this up to an apparently long standing bug with RH software...
 
Old 06-04-2004, 04:56 PM   #6
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my solution was to use yum. there are other alternatives out there too. just find something else besides redhat-confound-packages
 
  


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