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Old 11-11-2004, 12:57 PM   #1
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Gaim in SuSE 9.1 KDE desktop


I have been trying to install GAIM, but I was running into alot of dependancy issues.
So... to try to get this done, I pulled up YaST and changed my installation source to the FTP servers listed here:

Doing a search brought up GAIM no problem, and I was able to install it through YaST.
However, now when I try to launch GAIM, nothing happens!

There were a few errors during the installation as reported by Yast, and here they are:
2004-11-09 14:34:10 sgml-skel-0.6-259.1.noarch.rpm installed ok
2004-11-09 14:34:10 iso_ent-2000.11.03-654.1.noarch.rpm installed ok
2004-11-09 14:34:12 xmlcharent-0.3-250.3.noarch.rpm installed ok
2004-11-09 14:34:14 docbook_4-4.2-524.1.noarch.rpm installed ok
2004-11-09 14:35:02 sgml-skel-0.6-259.1.noarch.rpm installed ok
2004-11-09 14:37:17 python-2.3.3-88.1.i586.rpm installed ok
2004-11-09 14:38:27 scrollkeeper-0.3.14-73.1.i586.rpm installed ok
2004-11-10 15:21:52 gtk2-2.2.4-125.1.i586.rpm installed ok
2004-11-11 10:47:26 gnome-keyring.rpm installed ok
2004-11-11 10:47:30 startup-notification.rpm install failed
rpm output:
error: cannot get exclusive lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Operation not permitted (1)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

2004-11-11 10:48:29 gaim.rpm installed ok
Can anyone help me get this working?


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