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Old 08-28-2003, 07:47 PM   #1
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redhat 9 & freshrpms


having trouble installing rpms from freshrpms!
-no problems with redhat 8.0-

i've downloaded the RPM-GPG-KEY.txt and ran
# rpm --import RPM-GPG-KEY.txt
also have ran
# rpm --import /usr/share/doc/redhat-release-*/RPM-GPG-KEY

but still will not install
what am i missing?
 
Old 08-28-2003, 07:59 PM   #2
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To install , try something like:

rpm -ivh foo.rpm

You said you are having troubles installing it? Use the -v option to use verbose mode, then you can post your specific errors.

Last edited by peace; 08-28-2003 at 08:05 PM.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 08:09 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply Andrew, but i think you misunderstood my question. I know how to use rpm's. I'm getting bad signatures when trying to install rpm's. shrike.freshrpms.net sugested to install the public keys i mentioned above, did not work.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 09:21 PM   #4
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I ran into the same problem when I started with RH9. After installing the key, it still didn't work. The I said, what the heck, I'll just install anyway and ignore the warnings...I haven't had any problems installing anything from Fresh RPMs, except, of course, solving lots of dependency issues (usually available right there too...just have to figure them out).

So is rpm NOT ALLOWING an installation? or just warning you about the signatures?

My experience is that it will still install even after the warning.
 
Old 08-29-2003, 09:12 AM   #5
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Sorry about misunderstanding what you meant. Like Bobmeister said,
if you are simply getting signature warnings after the installation, the RPM should still be installed and be working perfectly.
 
Old 08-29-2003, 09:57 AM   #6
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What exactly is the problem?

For packages from freshrpms.net you would need to import the freshrpms.net public key. In your example you did only import Red Hat's key.
 
Old 08-29-2003, 09:29 PM   #7
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Thanks for the help,
The rpms install fine but just give me a warning. So i'm good to go.
One of the major problems is that at first I was just clicking on the rpm to install it, and that does not work at all.

*attention misc*
RPM-GPG-KEY.txt is the public key from freshrpms.

Last edited by bcdonald; 08-29-2003 at 09:39 PM.
 
Old 08-29-2003, 11:32 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by bcdonald
The rpms install fine but just give me a warning.
What warning?
Quote:
*attention misc*
RPM-GPG-KEY.txt is the public key from freshrpms.
Didn't become clear since you referred to /usr/share/doc/redhat-release* which has nothing to do with freshrpms.net

Consider giving more detailed examples, in particular example output, such as warnings, errors,...
 
Old 08-31-2003, 07:54 AM   #9
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I also have problems with the GPG keys. I installed them I think improperly so now I can not import keys. There were two keys to install and I installed in the wrong order. I need the correct keys to use APT because APT will not proceed without them.
 
Old 08-31-2003, 09:43 AM   #10
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List all the imported keys:

rpm --query --all 'gpg-pubkey*'

Then delete them to your liking, e.g.

rpm --erase gpg-pubkey-db42a60e-37ea5438

RPM's key parser has problems importing some keys. It's a known bug in the bug database.

Last edited by misc; 09-01-2003 at 08:53 AM.
 
Old 08-31-2003, 10:46 PM   #11
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All I receive after the query is "contains no files" listed about eight times.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 08:54 AM   #12
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Sorry, there was a typo:

rpm --query --all 'gpg-pubkey*'

You could have looked up the options in "man rpm". Easier and quickier than waiting for me or someone else to fix it here.
 
  


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