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Old 01-10-2004, 01:16 PM   #1
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Question error message: user <username> does exist, using root


sometimes when i tries to install rpm packages, i receive such message

warning: user <user_name> does not exist - using root

what does it mean?
 
Old 01-10-2004, 01:27 PM   #2
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How are you trying to install the rpm? You always have to be root to install/remove programs
 
Old 01-10-2004, 01:36 PM   #3
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i normally su to root, then do

rpm -ihv <package_file_name>

then sometimes i get the warning message, i think the package is installed, just wonder what the messages mean
 
Old 01-10-2004, 01:40 PM   #4
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Strange. You are doing it correctly though
 
  


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