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Old 07-30-2003, 08:12 PM   #1
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RPM problems


Running RH9 on a P4 1.8


Up untill today, RPM's installed fine. Now when i try to install one, it goes fine untill the "Reading headers" part, then it abruptly closes the window. When i try to install them from the command line, i get a "V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID" {insert number here} error. any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 07-30-2003, 08:36 PM   #2
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if you're sure the file is ok, and trust the source of the file (not a virus, prank, etc.), you can try to install with:

--nosignature

and see if that helps.

i find that i have much better luck installing from the command line with redhat. the gui tends to freeze sometimes, and doesn't tell you why it failed, if it tells you at all.

$rpm -ivh package.rpm

or in this case

$rpm -ivh --nosignature package.rpm

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Old 07-30-2003, 09:35 PM   #3
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tried it, no it just hangs, both graphicly, and command line. wont give me a window, or feedback in any form. and the packages are all from trusted sources, ie gaim.sourceforge.net, and redhat.com
 
  


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