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Re: Help with requested update



On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 01:00 -0700, tonydm wrote:
> 
> Kam Leo wrote:
> 
> >On Apr 3, 2005 10:47 PM, tonydm <inbox mariosmaintenance com> wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Still learning....
> >>
> >>I'm trying to update my FC3 install with KDE and a few other options via
> >>the "System Settings / Add/Remove Applications".  After choosing the
> >>changes and the Package Manager checks for dependencies, I get an error
> >>dialog saying that I need qt ('qt-MySQL','3.3.4','0.fc3.0') and qt
> >>('qt-ODBC','3.3.4','0.fc3.0').  But when I issue a rpm -qa | grep MySQL
> >>and a rpm -qa | grep ODBC both of the requested dependencies ARE
> >>installed (qt-MySQL-3.3.4-0.fc3.0 and qt-ODBC-3.3.4-0.fc3.0)  So I tried
> >>to update, what the heck.  And yum also confirms the already installed
> >>version.  So why is the Package Manager saing that they are not
> >>installed and to install them before it can continue?  What can/should I
> >>do?  Thanks
> >>
> >>tonydm
> >>
> >>[root xxxxxx xxxxx]# yum update qt-MySQL-3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386.rpm Setting
> >>up Update Process
> >>Setting up Repos
> >>base                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> >>updates-released          100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> >>Reading repository metadata in from local files
> >>base      : ################################################## 2622/2622
> >>primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 320 kB    00:03
> >>MD Read   : ################################################## 776/776
> >>updates-re: ################################################## 776/776
> >>Examining qt-MySQL-3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386.rpm: qt-MySQL - 1:3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386
> >>qt-MySQL-3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386.rpm: does not update installed package.
> >>No Packages marked for Update/Obsoletion
> >>
> >>[root xxxxxx xxxxx]# yum update qt-ODBC-3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386.rpm
> >>Setting up Update Process
> >>Setting up Repos
> >>base                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> >>updates-released          100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> >>Reading repository metadata in from local files
> >>base      : ################################################## 2622/2622
> >>updates-re: ################################################## 776/776
> >>Examining qt-ODBC-3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386.rpm: qt-ODBC - 1:3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386
> >>qt-ODBC-3.3.4-0.fc3.0.i386.rpm: does not update installed package.
> >>No Packages marked for Update/Obsoletion
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >You are using the wrong application from within KDE.  You should be
> >using "System Tools"->"Red Hat Network".  That will launch up2date. 
> >You can also use up2date from the terminal to perform updates.  You
> >can also click on "System Tools"->"Red Hat Network Alert Icon" to
> >place an icon on your toolbar so that you get notifications of
> >updates. (By the way, the Red Hat Network Alert icon is loaded by
> >default in Gnome.)
> >
> >  
> >
> Kam, 
> 
> I have Gnome only installed.  Not KDE.  I want to install KDE also.  I have been updating via the "Network Alert" icon launching up2date.

Try:
# yum groupinstall 'KDE (K Desktop Environment)'

The "Add/Remove Applications" tool doesn't work properly after you've
applied updates to your system.

Paul.
-- 
Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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