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Fedora17: issue in installing rpm

asked 2012-10-10 10:23:03 +0000

Madan gravatar image

updated 2012-10-10 10:54:10 +0000

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I tried installing the following rpm and it didnt work. Can someone pls help me to solve this issue. It crashes my mind always.

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$ rpm -i nss-softokn-freebl-3.13.4-2.fc17.i686.rpm 
error: nss-softokn-freebl-3.13.4-2.fc17.i686.rpm: rpmReadSignature failed: region trailer: BAD, tag 15872 type 2047 offset 28672 count 4096
error: nss-softokn-freebl-3.13.4-2.fc17.i686.rpm cannot be installed

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-Madan

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why not using yum? it is the recommended way.

skytux ( 2012-10-10 16:29:21 +0000 )edit

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answered 2012-10-11 15:07:55 +0000

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That rpm is probably corrupt but to verify it run:

rpm -Kv nss-softokn-freebl-3.13.4-2.fc17.i686.rpm

and look at the output

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answered 2012-10-10 11:51:41 +0000

Akshay gravatar image

This isn't a signed RPM

run

rpm -ivh --nosignature nss-softokn-freebl-3.13.4-2.fc17.i686.rpm

if the above doesn't work try to find more with

rpm -qp  nss-softokn-freebl-3.13.4-2.fc17.i686.rpm

rpm -qpvv nss-softokn-freebl-3.13.4-2.fc17.i686.rpm

If nothing works then the rpm is corrupt

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Asked: 2012-10-10 10:23:03 +0000

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