LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-16-2006, 06:15 PM   #1
smiley_lauf
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2006
Location: NY
Distribution: Fedora 15 x64
Posts: 344

Rep: Reputation: 30
KPackage in SUSE Linux giving errors


Hi, sorry to bother again, I am trying to get packages from debian repo's using KPackage. It picks up the packages on the left side of the window, but when I select it for installation, I get the following error message:
======
< export DEBIAN_FRONTEND; apt-get install --yes 'baghira' ;echo RESULT=$?
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
baghira
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 removed and 111 not upgraded.
Need to get 727kB of archives.
After unpacking 1739kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 ftp://ftp4.gwdg.de SuSE/10.0-i386/suser-guru baghira 0.7-1.guru.suse100.kde34 [727kB]
Fetched 727kB in 3s (238kB/s)
Checking GPG signatures...
Unknown signature /var/cache/apt/archives/baghira_0.7-1.guru.suse100.kde34_i686.rpm: (SHA1) DSA sha1 md5 (GPG) NOT OK (MISSING KEYS: GPG#58857177)
E: Error(s) while checking package signatures:
0 unsigned package(s)
1 package(s) with unknown signatures
0 package(s) with illegal/corrupted signatures
E: Handler silently failed
RESULT=100
=======

I was wondering what this meant and how I could rectify this. I am using SuSE 10. Much appreciated,

Thanks,
SL
 
Old 01-17-2006, 05:07 PM   #2
halvy
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: Anchorage, Alaska (soon EU, hopefully)
Distribution: Anything NOT SystemD (ie. M$) related.
Posts: 918

Rep: Reputation: 42
i don't think using deb packages on suse usually works.. mabye thats why it is balking.

or it is really the sig problem, where i suppose you need to uncheck the switch that is asking for verification of sigs... but i'm not sure where you do this in kpackage.

however make sure you reallly want to do what you are asking (forcing) the installer to do... because again, unless you are compiling or KNOW that the packages are compatible with suse.. you are going to trash all/part of your sys.

good luck.

Last edited by halvy; 01-17-2006 at 05:10 PM.
 
Old 01-17-2006, 05:19 PM   #3
Cogar
Senior Member
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: It varies, but usually within 100 feet of a keyboard.
Distribution: Fedora 10, Kubuntu 8.04, Puppy 4.1.2, openSUSE 11.2
Posts: 1,126

Rep: Reputation: 51
I agree that it would be best to stick to using YaST and SUSE repositories. If you cannot find what you want using the existing repositories currently connected to your system, you might also consider trying other larger SUSE repositories like packman.iu-bremen.de/suse/10.0/.
 
Old 01-18-2006, 04:35 PM   #4
smiley_lauf
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2006
Location: NY
Distribution: Fedora 15 x64
Posts: 344

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Great thanks for the suggestions. I wanted to get Bibus running from the Debian packages. I guess I will fiddle later.

Sl
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
XFree86 errors are giving me nightmares critical Linux - Software 6 08-24-2005 11:11 PM
FnFx giving errors?? Please help stelmate Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 08-09-2005 03:37 AM
RPMs giving me errors RH 9 deadkennedys Linux - Software 5 05-19-2004 10:27 PM
Logging in with Samba giving errors EnigmaX Linux - Networking 2 09-23-2003 02:33 PM
su - postgres is giving me funny errors! vamp Slackware 0 05-25-2003 01:16 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:05 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration