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Re: [SLE] Brute Force fix for Yast Updater and Zen for Newbies like myself
  • From: "Kenneth Aar, Grafikern.no" <kenneth@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 May 2006 17:25:04 +0200
  • Message-id: <4479C0D0.9090809@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Ralph Ellis wrote:

> > I thought that I would include a few thoughts on the Suse 10.1 struggle
> > to get the updater functions working. By now everyone knows about the
> > file fixes on the Suse web site:
> > ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/people/aj/10.1-packagemanagement-update-test/10.1-x86_64/
> > ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/people/aj/10.1-packagemanagement-update-test/10.1-i386/
> > I have only used Suse Linux casually for about 18 months and I could not
> > figure out how to use any of the more automated ways to install these
> > updates because of all of the related dependencies on developer
> > libraries. In the end, I had to fall back on the Genghis Khan brute
> > force method of software install. I downloaded all of these files into a
> > subdirectory and one by one manually typed in the rpm commands to
> > install them [Snip]
>
Why not just add
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/people/aj/10.1-packagemanagement-update-test/ as
a repository in yast. No dependencies issues for me at least...

-- Regards Kenneth Aar

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