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Re: [opensuse] suse 10.1 Online Update
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 18:23:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060519162331.GB30477@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 05:51:39PM +0200, Fabian Scheler wrote:
> Hello,
>
> maybe this is a rather stupid question, but maybe I just searched at
> the wrong places for more information. In suse 10.0 the susewatcher
> reminded me when security updates were available and I was able to
> install them after I entered the administrator password. Now there are
> three desktop applets in kde to update, install and remove software
> (these applets must be concerned with this new package management
> stuff, are they?) and the update function reminds me when there is a
> more up to date version of a package available (not only in case of
> security fixes), but, unfortunately this tool does not ask for the
> administrator password, it just tells me that I have to be superuser,
> in case, I want to update software. So my questions are:
>
> 1. Is it possible in some way to update the software when having the
> administrator password but not being logged in as superuser with this
> tool?

I dont think so.

A desktop link to
kdesu yast2 online_update
will however work (prompt for root password everytime).

Ciao, Marcus

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