Just as the topic title suggests, I seem to be having a slight problem with the add/rem apps thing for KDE.

I reads the RPM headers, but then just hangs when it begins to read them. I'm really -very- new to Linux, so I'm not sure what, if anything, can be done about this short of an outright fresh install. For the time it takes, I'll do it if that's what is required, but I'd really rather not have to stoop to it if it is a correctable condition.

Any ideas as to what I might do to see to it that this stops happening, or why it is happening in the first place?