[PlanetCCRMA] apt for FC4?

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Jul 11 16:35:02 2005

On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 16:21, Mark Knecht wrote:
> Hi,
>    I did my update to FC4 from FC2. The update itself went OK but the
> machine's usefulness in the short term is now in question. Gnome menus
> appear to be completely hosed. I have nothing left so I cannot get to
> apps, etc. HEck - I cannot even log out or tell what time it is. The
> panel is just blank.
>    I was hoping that there would be a path to fixing this post updates
> so I tried to run apt-get update and that failed:
> [root@Godzilla apt]# apt-get update
> apt-get: error while loading shared libraries: librpm-4.3.so: cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory
> [root@Godzilla apt]#
> I assumed I'd have to update apt itself but I see no pointers on how
> to do that on the Planet install pages. Am I missing something
> obvious?
>    If someone could send along instructions on where I'm supposed to
> get an apt RPM & appropriate config files I would greatly appreciate
> it.

This should get the new apt:
rpm -Uvh

There are some old tips here:
maybe the:
    yum groupupdate "GNOME Desktop Environment"
will help in your case?
and here as well:

-- Fernando