KPackageKit update failure [SOLVED - sort of]

JD jd1008 at
Thu Jul 15 07:22:02 UTC 2010

  On 07/14/2010 11:52 PM, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jul 2010 19:38:03 -0700
> JD<jd1008 at>  wrote:
>>    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.
>> It is NOT part of fedora yet.
>> The latest kdebase includes or perhaps next release will include kate.
> When I switched into Gnome desktop, it downloaded Kate via "System>  Admin>  Get
> Software" or something like that and from the stock repos.  Weird, Gnome
> downloads KDE stuff better than KDE does. Something must be different in the
> way they interface to PackageKit, or does Gnome use yum instead?  Never having
> been a Gnome user I'm not sure about that.  Any comments?
> Tom
Someone posted that is is part of
kdesdk package.
$ rpm -q --provides kdesdk
kaider = 4.4.5-1.fc13
kate = 4.4.5-1.fc13
kdesdk = 4.4.5-1.fc13
kdesdk(x86-32) = 4.4.5-1.fc13

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