KPackageKit update failure

JD jd1008 at
Thu Jul 15 02:52:34 UTC 2010

  On 07/14/2010 07:44 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>   On 07/15/2010 10:32 AM, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
>> 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.
>> Thomas,
>> 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.
> yum whatprovides *bin/kate
> tells you what package supplies kate.
Turns out kate was part of the old release kdebase-3.5.10
and it was removed sometime after that.
It is no longer part of kdebase.
Most current fedora kdebase is kdebase-4.4.4-1

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