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Old 07-03-2003, 03:05 PM   #1
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Knoppix Debian RPM can't find DB3

I'm using Knoppix 3.2 (installed with the install script) and my RPM can't seem to find DB3. I have no clue if it's installed or not, but in KPackage it shows libdb3 as being installed, and if I try to uninstall it to reinstall it, it gives me a big list of things that are going to be removed, nearly all of which look very important. Does anyone know where I can get DB3 so RPM will work? I can't install RPM's or init/rebuild the RPM database, and almost nothing in KPackage works.
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This may be a silly question, but as
which user are you trying to run rpm?

What error messages do you get?

And since Knoppix is debian-based,
why don't use apt but rpm in the first

Old 07-03-2003, 11:25 PM   #3
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Well, reading around on the forums I discovered alien, and I now use that to convert my RPM's to DEB's. The only problem is that KPackage doesn't work. I just get 'file not found' errors when I try to install a package from the APT update list.


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