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hello everyone i have RealPlayer10GOLD.rpm when i try to install them in fedora core 8.i am getting following error. Code: $ rmp -ivh RealPlayer10GOLD.rpm error: can't create transaction lock on ...
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- 05-15-2008 #1
installing a rpm package in fedora
$ rmp -ivh RealPlayer10GOLD.rpm error: can't create transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/__db.000
- 05-15-2008 #2
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try being an admin from start.
I realized that sometimes when i would install an rpm using the terminal (ofcourse being a super user), it would fail for one reason or another. What i normally do is make sure i am signed in as root when installing and most of those poblems are not there. I am not guaranting(is that the spelling???) it will work.
- 05-15-2008 #3
You must have root privileges to install/remove any package. Either log in as root user ( not recommended ) or gain root privileges through su command.
su - rmp -ivh RealPlayer10GOLD.rpm