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Old 10-19-2011, 02:19 AM   #1
danielesil
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Unhappy Unable to kill packagekitid on opensuse 11.4 KDE desktop


Hello,
I am not able to update my system anymore with kpackagekit (and I don't know why).
When I try to do it via the bash, and zypper, sometimes I get an error message saying that packagekit is trying to do the same thing, so has locked the database (or whatever).

When I try to kill packagekitid, either I'm not able to do it, or the process starts again on its own ...

Please either help me to:
1- disable, kill and destroy kpackagekit, or
2- make it work again ...

Thanks for all the help you can provide !!!
 
Old 10-19-2011, 02:23 AM   #2
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Look at the process list. The program to kill has "smarticon" in its name.
 
  


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