syg00 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by syg00 10-15-2014, 02:07 PM #3 ondoho Senior Member Registered: Dec 2013 Posts: done. To see what packages belong to the gnome group, run: # pacman -Sg gnome Also visit https://www.archlinux.org/groups/ to see what package groups are available. The list of explicitly-installed packages can be shown with pacman -Qe, while the complementary list of dependencies can be shown with pacman -Qd.
Perhaps I should avoid using pip with sudo? –Lucas Nov 3 '15 at 7:48 add a comment| up vote 3 down vote Ok, it looks like running sudo pacman -S --force If you have installed the application in some other way you might have to something else to uninstall it. When i press it - nothing happens. Please see the Help Center for more information on topicality.
Semi older HP laptop and its the only way to get my wifi working Offline Pages: 1 Index »Pacman/Packages »[Solved]Error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) glibc Board footer Jump to Note that you need to use --force flag as you just unpacked system files and pacman does not know about it. See System maintenance#Partial upgrades are unsupported and #Installing packages for details. Error Failed To Commit Transaction (conflicting Files) Exists In Filesystem Now when I try to follow the instructions at the link, I find that java-common is not installed, and I do not have an 'archlinux-java' command.
A safe way is to first check if another package owns the file (pacman -Qo /path/to/file). pacman keeps the system up to date by synchronizing package lists with the master server. To install a list of packages with regex (see this forum thread): # pacman -S $(pacman -Ssq package_regex) Sometimes there are multiple versions of a package in different repositories, e.g. The rough steps to perform are Determine dependencies to install Download each package from a mirror of your choice Extract each package to root Reinstall these packages with pacman -Sf to
If pacman is interrupted while changing the database, this stale lock file can remain. Pacman Force Install I think the problem was that the files were owned by a haddock package before and are owned by ghc now permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]jrblast 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago*(0 children)I backed up See Pacnew and Pacsave files for more information. It makes correcting mistakes much easier.
CollieJim View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by CollieJim 10-16-2014, 10:17 AM #5 bstaletic Member Registered: Apr 2014 Distribution: Arch pacman crashes during an upgrade In the case that pacman crashes with a "database write" error while removing packages, and reinstalling or upgrading packages fails thereafter, do the following: Boot using Pacman Failed To Commit Transaction Unexpected Error But arch is about letting the power to the user, right? Pacman Failed To Commit Transaction Invalid Or Corrupted Package Try running pacman -Syyu to force a refresh of all package lists and upgrade.
permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]The2b 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago(0 children)Nah, you should be fine. If the file is owned by another package, file a bug report. Server Fault is a site dedicated to professionals; novice questions are off-topic. http://vbview.net/failed-to/pacman-error-failed-to-commit-transaction-conflicting-files-glibc.php the questions remain forever.
Guest Don’t mean to necro this but I have a similar problem and the above solution didn’t work. Ttf-dejavu: /etc/fonts/conf.d/20-unhint-small-dejavu-sans-mono.conf Exists In Filesystem It could also be that the repository containing the package is not enabled on your system, e.g. Search the forums, fixing this has been covered extensively.
ondoho View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by ondoho 10-19-2014, 01:40 AM #8 CollieJim Member Registered: Mar 2005 Distribution: Gentoo, Pays to stay on top of that prior to updating. 1 members found this post helpful. Why does that cause pacman to refuse to install the package (without using the force option)? Pacman Exists In Filesystem Firstly, ensure the package actually exists (and watch out for typos!).
Offline #6 2009-05-21 22:29:28 tdy Member From: Sacremende Registered: 2008-12-14 Posts: 438 Re: Pacman "error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)" jadacyrus wrote:Not sure what to do! Then entered commandsudo pacman -Syy and got that:Replace ca-certificates-java with core/ca-certificates-utils? [Y/n] y:: Replace engrampa-thunar with community/engrampa-thunar-plugin? [Y/n] y:: Replace gtk2-xfce-engine with extra/gtk-xfce-engine? [Y/n] y:: Replace gtk3-xfce-engine with extra/gtk-xfce-engine? [Y/n] y:: Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. check my blog Arch Linux ForumsDOCDownloadWiki Index User list Rules Search Register Login You are not logged in.