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Old 08-25-2008, 04:28 AM
Paul Newell
 
Default update error on F9

Finally managed to get FC5 upgraded to F9 by forgetting the upgrade and
doing a full re-installation (the thread on 6 -> 9 made it clear I had
to do that if I had any errors).


Even managed to get internet access which I could never do on FC5, so
I'm already ahead of the game.


I got the expected notice of all the stuff that needed to be updated via
pop-up and said "sure" after I had logged in as root to make sure there
would be no permissions issue. It failed with the following error message:


org.freedesktop.packagelist.update-system
auth_admin_keep_always

I tried from the other pulldown (admin?) for update system, got the
window, said update, it did nothing.


I was able to verify that I could get an update by downloading Firefox
3.0.1 (install DVD has Firefox 3 Beta 5) ... of course I couldn't
install it as I could figure it out since it wasn't the "ultra newbie"
Windows "download, click, install" system (since I've never had internet
access on Linux, I know this is another issue I have to learn ... and will).


My question to fedora-list is "what is the org.frredesktop.etc error and
how to I correct so it will work". If I need to go command line and do
it through yum, that's okay ... I just need a bit of guidance on the
process.


Thanks in advance,
Paul

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