How To Fix The “You Do Not Have Any Installed Apps” Issue On Jolla’s Sailfish OS

Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. After the upgrade to the latest Sailfish OS version, some users that have installed a lot of third party apps from OpenRepos.net, got an error saying “you do not have any installed apps”, which forbids them to install/remove any apps via the Jolla Store.

How To Fix The

The Jolla developers have posted a solution to this fix, on Jolla Together.

Instead of performing a factory reset to your Jolla phone, open a terminal and do:

$ devel-su
$ rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db.00*
$ rpm --rebuilddb
$ reboot

Note: the second command has two underscore (_) characters, while the third one has to dash characters (-). (via)

For those who don’t know yet, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla smartphone is running on Sailfish OS, a modified Megoo Linux system, which is Android compatible, uses Wayland as the default display server , uses Nokia N9′s Maliit touchscreen keyboard and comes with interchangeable covers, allowing the users to easily switch them, in order to change the color/model of the phone and comes with impressive hardware specifications.

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