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Old 09-15-2010, 12:01 PM   #1
java
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Error running yum update


Hi guys,
I want to update my fedora 13 OS but I'm getting error messages both when i use yum update and the software update GUI; i think the problem is linked to the package kit yum update i did a few days ago 'cos since then when i do a yum install i always get the following error after a successful installation and i tried to yum downgrade but it didn't work:

ERROR:dbus.proxies:Introspect error on :1.114:/org/freedesktop/PackageKit: dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus)
Unable to send message to PackageKit

Now when i tried a yum update i get the following error and even software update GUI gives a similar error:

--> Running transaction check
---> Package bitstream-vera-sans-fonts.noarch 0:1.10-18.fc12 set to be installed
--> Processing Dependency: bitstream-vera-fonts-common = 1.10-18.fc12 for package: bitstream-vera-sans-fonts-1.10-18.fc12.noarch
---> Package bitstream-vera-sans-mono-fonts.noarch 0:1.10-18.fc12 set to be installed
---> Package ftgl.i686 0:2.1.3-0.3.rc5.fc13 set to be installed
--> Processing Dependency: gir-repository for package: clutter-1.2.10-1.fc13.i686
---> Package glew.i686 0:1.5.4-1.fc13 set to be installed
---> Package report-plugin-ftp.i686 0:0.20-0.fc13 set to be installed
--> Running transaction check
---> Package bitstream-vera-fonts-common.noarch 0:1.10-18.fc12 set to be installed
--> Processing Dependency: gir-repository for package: clutter-1.2.10-1.fc13.i686
--> Processing Dependency: /usr/bin/update-gdk-pixbuf-loaders for package: libwmf-0.2.8.4-21.fc12.i686
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: clutter-1.2.10-1.fc13.i686 (updates)
Requires: gir-repository
Removing: gir-repository-0.6.5-7.fc13.i686 (@anaconda-InstallationRepo-201005130056.i386)
gir-repository = 0.6.5-7.fc13
Obsoleted By: gobject-introspection-0.9.0-1.16.20100712git30920a48.fc13.i686 (gnome-shell-f13)
Not found
Error: Package: libwmf-0.2.8.4-21.fc12.i686 (@anaconda-InstallationRepo-201005130056.i386)
Requires: /usr/bin/update-gdk-pixbuf-loaders
Removing: gtk2-2.20.1-1.fc13.i686 (@anaconda-InstallationRepo-201005130056.i386)
Not found
Updated By: gtk2-2.21.3-1.109.20100712gitc492c798.fc13.i686 (gnome-shell-f13)
Not found
You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

Thanks

Last edited by java; 09-15-2010 at 12:37 PM.
 
Old 09-15-2010, 04:13 PM   #2
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I don't know if this will help but I tracked the message to the following.
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs...epository.html

Looks like ftgl.i686 0:2.1.3-0.3.rc5.fc13 cannot be updated at this time. You can either A remove ftgl.i686 0:2.1.3-0.3.rc5.fc13 or try --skip-broken.

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Old 09-16-2010, 01:52 PM   #3
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Thanks rayfward, i have been able to resolve the reason i was not able to do the yum update;i wanted to install gnome-shell and instead of first trying my installed repositories i merely configured gnome-shell-F13.repo, i guess it was because i found out about gnome-shell from this site http://live.gnome.org/GnomeShell/DistributionPackages while browsing that made me follow the instruction blindly gnome-shell-F13.repo(i have now removed the file:/etc/yum.repos.d/gnome-shell-F13.repo) and it introduced conflict that made yum update give error messages.
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