>>>>> "Amit" == Amit Patil <apatil@Bayou.UH.EDU> writes:
Amit> Hi ..
Amit> i am trying to install an rpm package.
Amit> but i get the following error.
Don't do that. Use 'alien' to convert the RPM package to a Debian
package and install *that*.
Amit> failed to open /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm: No such file or directory
Amit> error: cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm
If you absolutely *MUST* do it, then you'll have to initialize the
RPM database by yourself. Do the following:
# rpm --initdb
And you'd be all set. Read up on the rpm manual page, as
well. HTH, HAND.
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