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Old 05-05-2005, 03:03 AM   #1
mohit dhawan
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can't create transaction lock

hi i tried to install java but i get this error

can't create transaction lock
Old 05-05-2005, 03:35 AM   #2
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are you root?

ive seen this error before when ive forgotten to su before trying to install an rpm. if your trying to install it as a standard user, use "su" to gain root priveledges first.
Old 05-05-2005, 03:59 AM   #3
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