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I have download ati driver for my radeon 8500 but when I try to install it I get the following message.

file /usr/X11R6/lib/ from install of fglrx-4.3.0-3.7.6 conflicts with file from package libxfree86-4.3-30mdk

After reference to ATI website I try rpm -Uh --force fglrx-4.3.0-3.7.6.i386.rpm
with the follown errors
error: cannot open lock file ///var/lib/rpm/RPMLOCK in exclusive mode
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

Please help this noob

I have mandrake 10
You are using what version of will have to update your rpm database..before doing any installtion...

you are doing this drive installation as root right?

Robert B
Am doing istalation as root
Am using Mandrake 10 download edition.
How do I update rpm database ?
Read this thread

That updates all the packages, now run these commands to get the kernel
# wget

# rpm -Uvh kernel-

# wget

# rpm -Uvh kernel-source-2.6.3-7mdk.i586.rpm

Now you have both the latest kernel, and kernel source. Reboot into the new kernel and try again.
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