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Old 05-07-2012, 01:32 AM   #1
Ajit Gunge
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Question Error while running Yum?


Hi All,
I am trying to run yum but I am getting following error.How I get rid of the error.

Quote:
yum install gdb -y
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy is running as pid 1482.
Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit...
The other application is: PackageKit
Memory : 31 M RSS ( 55 MB VSZ)
Started: Mon May 7 10:53:14 2012 - 04:40 ago
State : Sleeping, pid: 1482
Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit...
The other application is: PackageKit
Memory : 31 M RSS ( 55 MB VSZ)
Started: Mon May 7 10:53:14 2012 - 04:42 ago
State : Sleeping, pid: 1482
Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit...
The other application is: PackageKit
Memory : 31 M RSS ( 55 MB VSZ)
Started: Mon May 7 10:53:14 2012 - 04:44 ago
State : Sleeping, pid: 1482
 
Old 05-07-2012, 01:36 AM   #2
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Hello,

The error is clear:
Code:
Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy is running as pid 1482.
There's another process running which prohibits you from running yum. Terminate the other process and try again.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
  


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