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Old 07-11-2003, 01:24 PM   #1
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RPM Problems

I use Red Hat 9 ( Shrike ). Each time I try to open an RPM I see the little window saying reading rpm header.. And after it closes itself and nothing goes on after.. Why ? How can I install rpms ? Already tried numbers of rpm, no one of them working...
Old 07-11-2003, 01:29 PM   #2
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Try rebuilding the database:
rm -f /var/lib/rpm/_*
rpm --rebuilddb

Then install from the CLI:
rpm -ivh /path/to/package.rpm
Old 07-11-2003, 01:46 PM   #3
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kpackage has been removed since Redhat 8 - So better use the command line version:
rpm -ivh <path to package>


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