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Re: [SLE] Where to download KDE 3.2?
  • From: "Paul W. Abrahams" <abrahams@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 10:40:44 -0500
  • Message-id: <200402041040.44793.abrahams@xxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 04 February 2004 1:15 am, Jerome Lyles wrote:
> On Tuesday 03 February 2004 02:35 pm, John Andersen wrote:
> > I ALWAYS use this method and it has always worked for me.
> > You have to change the version number a bit.
> >
> > ALSO note that this works for the mirrors which are often
> > faster .
> >
> > ---------------REPOST ---------------------------------------------
> >
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > I thought about this a while ago and found an answer on suse's kde mailing
> > list.
> >
> > Open up YaST and go to Change Source of Installation. Add an ftp one,
such
> > as this:
> > ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_8.2/yast-source
> >
> > Use the 'up' button to make sure this is at the top of the list. Then,
> > back at the main window of YaST, choose system update, and and select only
> > update installed packages. There is a details button that shows what is
> > going to be updated, so you can check it out yourself. Since I'm already
> > running 8.2, this didn't update anything except all the kde and related
> > rpms to 3.1.2. -----------------end repost --------------

> When I try to add:
> ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.0/yast-source
>
> I get an error message:
> ERROR(InstSRC:E_no_instsrc_on_media)
>
> What does this mean and what can I do about it?

I encountered the same thing, and I don't think it's fixable. The problem, I
believe, is that Yast expects two more directory levels, like so: 9.0/suse/
i586/*.rpm. They aren't there and you can't put them there.

Paul Abrahams


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