[PlanetCCRMA] probs after boot-up

Nigel Henry cave.dnb@tiscali.fr
Tue Apr 18 04:23:02 2006

On Tuesday 18 April 2006 09:10, menno wrote:
> hi,
> finally i succeeded in installing apt with the CCRMA collection. Dowloading
> went smootly after that. Then the reboot and trying to "apt-get
> dist-upgrade" as perscribed in the text.
> I got the following message:
> [menno@localhost ~]$ apt-get dist-upgrade
> error: cannot get exclusive lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Bewerking niet toegestaan (1)
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
> E: could not open RPM database
> and i did see an error at boot-up but it went away too quickly for me to
> read.
> can someone help me please?

Hi Menno. As Bert said, you do need to be root. Also always make sure you run 
apt-get update first, as this updates the package list. Then run 
apt-get dist-upgrade
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