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Re: [opensuse] VirtualBox
  • From: Stan Goodman <stan.goodman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 18:12:33 +0300
  • Message-id: <201005151812.33385.stan.goodman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 13:36:04 on Saturday Saturday 15 May 2010, "Carlos E. R."
<robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Saturday, 2010-05-15 at 13:17 +0300, Stan Goodman wrote:
The answer to that seemed to be to uninstall it and install afresh,
but instead I was told that there was nothing to uninstall. So it
both is and isn't.

How to recover from this?

Paste the exact command and response you use and get.

Guess: check the case of letters.

The case of letters didn't play a part. I went to the directory with the
rpm, which contained only that single file, did "dir", and pasted the
name of the file into the command "rpm -Uvh <filename>". I always do that
when long filenames are involved, in order to prevent errors.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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Stan Goodman
Qiryat Tiv'on
Israel
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