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Old 03-08-2004, 05:37 AM   #1
LinuxKyle
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Cannot install packages (Mandrake 9.2)


When I try to install some packages using rpmdrake I get this error


"The following packages have bad signatures:

circuslinux-1.0.3-7mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Unable to read rpm file)
csmash-0.6.5-2mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
freeciv-data-1.14.0-8mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
gnome-games-2.4.0-1mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
libimlib1-devel-1.9.14-8mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
libORBit0-devel-0.5.17-6mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
libxmms1-1.2.7-25mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Unable to read rpm file)
mc-4.6.0-4mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
methane-1.4.6-1mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Unable to read rpm file)
pax-3.0-4mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Unable to read rpm file)
tuxracer-0.61-15mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
xcdroast-0.98-29.alpha14mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
xmms-kjofol-skins-1.2.0-7mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)
xmms-more-vis-plugins-1.7.0-3mdk.i586.rpm: Missing signature (Couldn't open file)

Do you want to continue installation?"

If I click yes, it tells me that the installation failed. Can someone tell me where to get all the files I need to install packages and other software?? I burned my cds myself, and when mandy installed it didnt install a lot of softwar.

And yes I already downloaded and installed all the updates.
 
Old 03-08-2004, 07:16 AM   #2
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Where are you getting your packages from? CD? Or an fp site? If a site, you should update the source just before you choose to install something as Mandrake is full of new stuff all the time. I have noticed that error when I have a different list stored on my machine than is on the server. If that doesn't work, pick another server for updates. That sometimes works too.
 
Old 03-08-2004, 07:38 AM   #3
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Thank you.
 
Old 03-08-2004, 11:58 AM   #4
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also this site may help:

http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/
 
Old 06-27-2004, 01:31 PM   #5
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Hey I'm getting the same problem. I'm attempting to install the kernel source from my mandrake cd, but I'm getting that the packages have bad signatures. I am not connected to the internet so I have to install them from the CD.

I'm attempting to install the kernel source so that I can install ndiswrapper, so that I can install drivers for my wireless network card.

Anyone know how to FIX this problem so that I can install these packages from the cd?
 
  


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