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Re: [opensuse] Registration in 10.1
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 09:45:26 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060513074526.GB7985@xxxxxxx>
On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 09:40:09AM +0200, houghi wrote:
> On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 11:23:59PM -0700, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Friday 12 May 2006 23:12, Erhard Sanio wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I realized that in 10.1, I am forced to register at
> > > Novell in order to be able to activate Yast Online
> > > Update even when I chose the OSS version. This made
> > > me abort the installation.
> > >
> > > ...
> > >
> > > Is there a way to circumvent that annoying attempt
> > > on my privacy?
> >
> > Lie?
>
> There is not that much to lie about, as it is just a script that collects
> some HW info.
> Minimal is:
> Processor type (uname -p)
> Hardware platform (uname -i)
> Hostname (uname -n)
> As that is selected by themselves at that moment, who cares?
> Mine says : linux-t6zw

You can check out /root/.suse_register.log on what was actually sent
and returned.

Ciao, Marcus

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