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hi there,


I am a v5.1 multi-server user and I'm trying to get the linux client working.


I downloaded the v6.0 multi-server upgrade and unzipped it.


I moved the retroclient-60.rpm file onto my redhat linux 7.1 box.


then I tried to execute the rpm -UVH ./retoclient-60.rpm command and I received the following error messages:


"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"


are these a problem of the client file or my linux installation?


how do I fix this?


your earliest reply would be appreciated.






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Guest psykoyiko



It looks like your problem is that you are not installing the client as root. In general, anytime you install software on a Linux machine, you need either be logged in as root, or use the sudo command to run the install with root privileges. If you log in as root, and then run


rpm -Uvh retroclient-60.rpm


you should be fine.

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