Probelm installing RPMs
a.apprich at science-computing.de
Mon Oct 4 08:31:38 UTC 2004
Tim Bradshaw wrote:
> I am running Fedora Core 2. Before now it has allowed installation via
> Install Packages without problem. Now I get an error message "Unable to
> read package. Be sure you have proper permissions to use this file." I
> checked the permissions and they are completely allowed,
> read-write-execute etc., and it shows my non-root user account as the
> owner. I tried to install via root login, but got the same error. Does
> anyone know what I'm doing wrong or have a suggestion as to what I
> shoudl try? Everything else on the system seems to work fine.
AFAIK a normal user can never install rpm's except they are relocatable,
or they are build using a non priviledged path.
Which files did you check? Did you change permissions for them before?
Try to rebuild you rpm database by executing (as root)
Does this work without any errors? Have you tried different way to
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