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Cleaning duplicated packages in rpm db. [closed]

asked 2013-10-12 13:27:15 -0500

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updated 2014-09-12 21:41:13 -0500

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After some upgrades, I have in my system duplicated packages:

# yum check all
Loaded plugins: changelog, merge-conf, versionlock
usbmuxd-1.0.8-9.fc20.x86_64 is a duplicate with usbmuxd-1.0.8-8.fc20.x86_64
usbmuxd-1.0.8-10.fc20.x86_64 is a duplicate with usbmuxd-1.0.8-9.fc20.x86_64

When I try to remove it I got this error:

Running transaction
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.jHVMMv: line 1: fg: no job control
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.jHVMMv: line 3: fg: no job control
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.jHVMMv: line 5: fg: no job control
error: %preun(usbmuxd-1.0.8-8.fc20.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
Error in PREUN scriptlet in rpm package usbmuxd-1.0.8-8.fc20.x86_64

I tried package-cleanup --cleandupes and removing from yumex but it doesn't help. DO you have any suggestions how to fix it?

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by sideburns
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answered 2013-10-12 13:44:53 -0500

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Try this:

# rpm -e --noscripts usbmuxd-1.0.8-8.fc20.x86_64

And be careful, you are running an Alpha release :)

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answered 2014-11-03 15:08:04 -0500

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Better use this command, those alpha releases can cause a lot of duplicity.

package-cleanup --cleandupes
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This is absurd; you're responding to a question that was answered over a year ago.

sideburns gravatar imagesideburns ( 2014-11-03 15:20:13 -0500 )edit
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I believe people come over here looking for solutions for similar problems, just like I did. Also thought that I had a better solution for this particular case.

tulio gravatar imagetulio ( 2014-11-06 09:57:26 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-08-30 11:01:08 -0500

I had some 500 packages duplicated. I solved the issue, but I have no recipe, I have a lengthy blog post instead. http://joesfreestuff.quora.com/Yum-Dependency-Hell-Dupes

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The page that url brings up is blank, and the question you're replying to is almost a year old.

sideburns gravatar imagesideburns ( 2014-08-30 16:36:45 -0500 )edit

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