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Re: [SLE] Can Yast install from local directories
  • From: "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 May 2006 23:35:37 -0400
  • Message-id: <200605282335.37659.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 25 May 2006 9:18 am, Julien Michielsen wrote:
> Would like to use Yast to install rpm´s I downloaded. Until SuSE 10.0 I
> could specify local directories to be searched by Yast. However, when I try
> to do this under 10.1 (Software -> Installation Source) and then specify my
> download-directory, Yast complains that it does not find a catalogue. Does
> this mean one cannot use Yast anymore to install its own non-SuSE rpm´s?

On ALL systems that I've installed 10.1 on, Yast WON'T install any software
not listed as a site in Yast. That is, a downloaded rpm from "whereever,"
can't be installed via Yast.

Fred

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