KPackageKit update failure

Christofer C. Bell christofer.c.bell at
Thu Jul 15 02:32:09 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:32 PM, Thomas Taylor <linxt at> wrote:
> Hi Folks;
> Every time I try to run KPackageKit to download a program it fails during the
> download operation.
> I am able to download files (large ISOs) from other programs but even relative
> small downloads in KPK fail.  I have no network problem otherwise.
> I've tried downloading Kate (my favorite editor) three times with the same
> results.  It does the simulation and lists dependencies needed to which I
> click on continue.  It then goes to "waiting for authentication" which seems
> stuck for long periods (20+ minutes when I cancelled).  If it gets through
> authentication and starts download (I think)it shortly fails with only an
> operation failed message.


I'm not seeing Kate in the Fedora or RPM Fusion repositories.  Can you
please outline how you got to this point?  From what you're describing
here, there could be a problem with the repository you're trying to
install the software from.


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