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Old 04-24-2008
User installing a rpm package

Hi,

I have an application to be installed and I want a user to be able to install it.
But I meet the following issues:
Removing MyApp
error: cannot get exclusive lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Operation not permitted (1)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

Before that I had
error: can't create transaction lock /var/lock/rpm/transaction
I skipped that by chmod 666 /var/lock/rpm/transaction

Still ... how can I, as user, install/uninstall a rpm ?

Thanks,
Bianca
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Old 04-24-2008
You must have root permission to install packages.

Regards
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