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Old 07-06-2003, 03:00 AM   #1
Jojodi
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Newbie question on rpm problem


No matter what I am attempting to install using RPM packages, I always have bad signatures and cannot install. Any thoughts?
 
Old 07-06-2003, 05:22 AM   #2
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Just because an rpm package has a "bad signature" doesn't mean you can't install it. It's a device used to try to make sure the rpms will work on your system. I find the bad signature message crops up when I install non-Mandrake rpms on my 9.1 machine. Most of them still work, though.
 
Old 07-06-2003, 08:55 AM   #3
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make sure you aren't getting .src or .ppc or .mdk rpms if you are using red hat for example - get the plain old i386 rpms.

more info on this is on my guide, link is below
 
  


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