Bug 19899 - gnorpm-auth
Summary: gnorpm-auth
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 19301
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnorpm
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: Dale Lovelace
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-10-27 05:10 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2000-10-27 15:37:03 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2000-10-27 05:10:33 UTC
When I try to install any programs on RH 7.0 using grorpm I get the
following message:
gnorpm - auth
(process 1243)
has crashed due to fatal error
(segmentation fault)

I have tried to install various updates from the Red Hat Network, Star
Office and
Real Player for Lynix and all give a similar message.
The number after the process seems to vary...

I originally Installed RH Linux 6.1 on a machine and then purchased the RH
7.0 before
installing any programs under 6.1.  
I got a modem and soundcard to work under 7.0 now, but have not been able
to install 
any programs other than what came on the CDs from Red Hat.

When I get this message I am directed to a GNOME Web site.  I found a
similar issue
reported there with RH Linux 7.0 with no resolution to it.

I am new to Linux and would appreciate any pointers in other ways to
install packages or
how to work around this one.  From what I can gather using the RPM packages
is the 
best way to install new programs if I could get it to work....

My machine is a 90 MHz Pentium with 64 Megs of RAM and a 2.5 Gig HDD.
I completely removed Windows from the Hard Drive before installing Linux.


Comment 1 Rutger Noot 2000-10-27 08:33:13 UTC
I think this is a duplicata of Bug 19301. I have the same problem. 
You can work around this by using rpm to install packages. Just type (in a gnome
terminal, xterm or whatever)
rpm -ivh /path/to/package-you-want-to-install.rpm
If you are upgrading a package, use -Uvh instead of -ivh.

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2000-10-27 15:37:01 UTC
Throw away the Red Hat rpm and get the gnorpm build from 

That one works

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2000-10-30 18:27:56 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 19301 ***

Comment 4 Need Real Name 2000-11-02 22:26:38 UTC
Thanks for the help.
Both the command line prompt from xterm and the newer version of Gnorpm from
Linux.org worked.

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