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    Default Unable to remove openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release package

    Hello,
    When I update Tumbleweed, i get the following message:
    Code:
    pian@P-16:~> sudo LANG=C zypper dup
    [sudo] Mot de passe de root : 
    Warning: You are about to do a distribution upgrade with all enabled repositories. Make sure these repositories are compatible before you continue. See 'man zypper' for more information about this command.
    Loading repository data...
    Reading installed packages...
    Computing distribution upgrade...
    
    The following item is locked and will not be changed by any action:
     Available:
      libqt5-qtvirtualkeyboard
    
    The following 5 packages are going to be REMOVED:
      openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release
      openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release
      openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release
    
    5 packages to remove.
    After the operation, 9.7 KiB will be freed.
    Continue? [y/n/...? shows all options] (y): 
    (1/5) Removing openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release-2014-690.1.x86_64 ...................[error]
    Removal of (124376)openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release-2014-690.1.x86_64(@System) failed:
    Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error: package openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release-2014-690.1.x86_64 is not installed
    
    Abort, retry, ignore? [a/r/i] (a): 
    Problem occurred during or after installation or removal of packages:
    Installation aborted by user
    Please see the above error message for a hint.
    Every time, a "openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release" is added to the list to be removed!
    What can I do?
    Thank you in advance for your aswer.

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    Default Re: Unable to remove openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release package

    At first glance this looks like a rpm database corruption. Please try the following:
    Code:
    sudo rpm --rebuilddb
    then run zypper dup again
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    Default Re: Unable to remove openSUSE-Addon-NonOss-release package

    Quote Originally Posted by Knurpht View Post
    At first glance this looks like a rpm database corruption. Please try the following:
    Code:
    sudo rpm --rebuilddb
    then run zypper dup again
    You are right., the problem is solved.
    Thank you very much for your help.

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