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Old 10-02-2003, 03:50 PM   #1
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error installing rpms - rh9


I get this erro then trying to install rpm's at a command line :

( $ : rpm -i gtetrinet-0.7.4-1.fr.i386.rpm )

warning: gtetrinet-0.7.4-1.fr.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID e42d547berror: cannot get exclusive lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Operation not permitted (1)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
 
Old 10-02-2003, 04:03 PM   #2
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you've to be root to install programs
 
Old 10-02-2003, 04:20 PM   #3
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if you are root, then check you packed af:
http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/

(Use Debian and be free from the RPM hell.... I have escaped!)
 
Old 10-02-2003, 04:28 PM   #4
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Based into the command he is typing:

$ : rpm -i gtetrinet-0.7.4-1.fr.i386.rpm

we see he is not root. The dollar symbol ($) at the beginning of the line means that an ordinary user is logged. If the was logged in as root, a hash (#] would be used instead .

Truti has a good point. Debian fix all dependencies problems with apt-get/synaptic package manager. But you don't need to actually use Debian. Redhat, Jamd, Connectiva and many others also use apt-get:

http://freshrpms.net/
 
Old 10-02-2003, 06:21 PM   #5
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ahh, I forgot, thanks for the help
 
Old 10-03-2003, 04:04 AM   #6
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Hehe, no problems It happens to everybody sometimes
 
  


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