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Old 10-28-2006, 02:51 PM   #1
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Problem updating kdebase

I am using Fedora Core 5 under the x86_64 architecture. I am trying to update the kdebase that originally came from the install.
However, when I try to use yum to update kdebase, I get hundreds of error messages like these after the transaction test:

file /usr/share/templates/linkFloppy.desktop from install of kdebase-3.5.4-0.5.fc5 conflicts with file from package kdebase-3.5.1-5
file /usr/share/templates/.source/DVDROM-Device.desktop from install of kdebase-3.5.4-0.5.fc5 conflicts with file from package kdebase-3.5.1-5
file /usr/share/wallpapers/KDE34.png.desktop from install of kdebase-3.5.4-0.5
.fc5 conflicts with file from package kdebase-3.5.1-5

How can I resolve the conflicts?
Old 10-28-2006, 03:45 PM   #2
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If I'm not seriously mistaken, you are trying to update 64 bit apps from a 32 bit repository. Search for a 64 bit repo and direct yum to that instead.
Old 10-30-2006, 12:58 AM   #3
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Well, accordiing to the output from YUM, it seems that yum is using the 64-bit version of kdebase.

[root@localhost yum.repos.d]# yum update kdebase.x86_64
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Update Process
Setting up repositories
livna [1/6]
flash [2/6]
jpackage-fedora [3/6]
core [4/6]
core 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
extras [5/6]
extras 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
updates [6/6]
updates 100% |=========================| 1.2 kB 00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
primary.xml.gz 100% |=========================| 1.6 MB 00:26
extras : ################################################## 5368/5368
Added 366 new packages, deleted 395 old in 10.63 seconds
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Package kdebase.x86_64 6:3.5.4-0.5.fc5 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check

Dependencies Resolved

Package Arch Version Repository Size
kdebase x86_64 6:3.5.4-0.5.fc5 updates 29 M

Transaction Summary
Install 0 Package(s)
Update 1 Package(s)
Remove 0 Package(s)
Total download size: 29 M


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