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Old 07-15-2006, 04:05 AM   #1
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Suse 10.1 help required on smart package manager

I just installed mart package manager in my suse 10.1 . It installed fine and the gui is working . but when i try to update it it says

sunnydayzrback@(none):~> smart update
error: Configuration is in readonly mode.

I have cheked if there are multiple instances of smart running and that didnt fix the error.......PLZZ HELP
Old 07-15-2006, 04:18 AM   #2
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You'll have to run it as root.
Old 07-17-2006, 10:19 AM   #3
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sunnydayzrback@(none):~> su
(none):/home/sunnydayzrback # smart config --set remove-packages=false
error: Configuration is in readonly mode.
Old 07-17-2006, 10:40 AM   #4
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How did you install smart? I have the Guru version and it does not have the problems you mention.
Old 07-23-2006, 12:08 AM   #5
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it worked

I re installed the package and now it works fine thank u.
Old 07-28-2006, 08:15 AM   #6
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proxy in smart

Does any one know how to configure the proxy settings in smart . I am using Suse 10.1 . I configured the settings in yast but those are not reflected in smart.. help plzz........
I did this but it didnt help

sunil:/home/sunnydayzrback # smart config http-

sunil:/home/sunnydayzrback # smart config ftp-

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