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Re: [opensuse] Registration in 10.1
  • From: Marcel Hilzinger <marcel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 21:08:20 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605132108.20303.marcel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Am Samstag, 13. Mai 2006 08:12 schrieb Erhard Sanio:
> 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.
> I am SuSE user since 1995, but I absolutely dislike
> to be blackmailed to disclose any bit of my privacy.
> IP addresses (because dynamic) and hostnames (because
> subject of change) are useless for the spies anyway.
> Is there a way to circumvent that annoying attempt
> on my privacy? Otherwise this means goodbye SuSE.
> I would regret, but other Linux projects do not try
> to force me to deliver my secrets to them
Setup the desired YOU server manually as installtion source within YaST should
do the job as you want it.

Üdvözlettel -- Mit freundlichen Grüssen,
Marcel Hilzinger

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