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  1. #1

    Trying to unistall somthing using RPM, getting error!

    Hi, I'm trying to uninstall Amsn using rpm -e amsn and I'm getting this error:

    error: cannot open lock file ///var/lib/rpm/RPMLOCK in exclusive mode
    error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

    Does anyone know what this means ?

  2. #2
    Are you trying to uninstall it as root?

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  5. #4
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    Aug 2005
    Perhaps your database is messed up, try
    rpm --rebuilddb

  6. #5
    That worked, thanks!

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