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  1. #1

    Smile software repository

    hello ...
    I go to opensuse web site for download mpg player but
    when I pressed on "click install"
    this message appear after multi asks
    An error occurred while initializing the software repository.
    Details:
    System management is locked by the application with pid 6953 (/usr/sbin/packagekitd).
    Close this application before trying again.
    Try again?
    thanks

  2. #2

    Default Re: software repository

    Hello,

    this very often happens when the automatic updating applet is doing its work.

    Wait a little until it's finished and try again.

    Lenwolf

  3. #3
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    Default Re: software repository

    Exactly. Your diagnose is correct. Only one software management tool can run at a time. So when the update applet checks for updates (e.g. direct after login), you can not use YaST > Software > software management. Either wait (as you did), or kill the applet.
    Henk van Velden

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