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I just want to install two packages in my Fedora 15 but I am getting some weird error.

Command:
yum install @development-tools

Error:

Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Setting up Install Process Package flex-2.5.35-13.fc15.x86_64 already installed and latest version Error: Package tuple ('gcc', 'x86_64', '0', '4.6.0', '6.fc15') could not be found in rpmdb

Command:
yum install fedora-packager

Error:

Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Setting up Install Process Error: Package tuple ('fedora-packager', 'noarch', '0', '0.5.9.0', '1.fc15') could not be found in rpmdb

On first command it says package already installed and latest version but why I got that error line.How to fix this errors?

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Sounds like corrupt data. Do: yum clean all followed by yum update and then try the installation again.

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does this commands affect my existing system? –  juned Nov 1 '12 at 13:46
    
It's the Yum equivalent of using apt-get update so all affects are positive. –  lurker Nov 1 '12 at 14:15
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only yum clean all solved my issue. Thanks :) –  juned Nov 5 '12 at 7:07
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Perhaps you need to do a rpm --rebuilddb and check that no strange files are left in /var/lib/rpm. If there are __db.xxx files around, db_recover might be called for. –  vonbrand Jan 25 '13 at 0:06
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In my case a 'yum clean all' did the trick. The message I got was after using the 'fedup' program to update me from F17 to F19. –  user45530 Aug 20 '13 at 17:08

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