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Re: [SLE] First update again
- From: ianseeks <ianseeks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 15:59:59 +0100
- Message-id: <200606251559.59800.ianseeks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 25 June 2006 15:16, Basil Chupin wrote:
> ianseeks wrote:
> > This is EXACTLY what happened to me yesterday - and when I rebooted I
> >> had lost the Desktop (see why earlier message asking for help on how to
> >> get it back).
> >> My description of this "updated" is just a bit stronger than yours and I
> >> cannot write it in this family-orientated forum.
> >> Cheers.
> >> --
> >> All answers questioned here.
> > I was going to suggest just using the Updater to tell you that you have
> > updates and then Yast Software Management to actually download. I
> > thought I'd better dry run what I was going to recommend but now YAST
> > will not load Installation Source/Online Update or Software Management.
> > Seems like that have blown that up as yet to try and force you to use
> > their new unreliable system. All this bad press they are getting serves
> > them right for using a Gnome/Mono system to update a KDE system - seems
> > like they are trying for find a reason for Mono to exist.
> > One way to try and get all the latest KDE packages is to use gftp (or
> > similar) and download them to your hard disk and then "rpm -Uvh" them all
> > yourself. Thats what I did in order to recover from the same lost
> > desktop.
> OK, so that I know that I will get my OS working again: what is the URL
> where you got the files for KDE, and which files did you download- all
> of them or only selected ones?
> I ask this because last week when I tried to update KDE to 3.5.3 and
> downloaded the RPMs and tried to install them I got multiple dependency
> errors so I gave up on the idea. I just want to restore my system now so
> if you were successful then I would like to use the same source for the
> KDE files.
I used this mirror:
and downloaded everything in the i586 directory. I then deleted the "valgrind"
rpm from the disk as I didn;t need that one.
I then ran "rpm -Uvh * --nodeps" in the directory where they were all
downloaded to. A lot of the dependencies are for "devel" versions - goodness
knows why a released item depends on a devel library so don;t worry about the
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