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Re: [opensuse] RepoKommander for SUSE Linux
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 19:11:53 -0400
  • Message-id: <1154128313.29232.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-07-28 at 22:26 +0200, Martin Schlander wrote:
> Hi
> I've made a Kommander script for adding repositories to SL 10.1. Versions are
> available for both rug/YaST and Smart.
> Check it out at:
> It should work nicely but it needs polish. I decided to release early - time
> will tell if I'll release often, too ;)
> This is only sort of a proof of concept. It would be better if a real
> developer could make something better. But I actually think it's pretty
> useful. I'm considering adding functionality like installing
> multimedia-packages and the like.
> Thanks to Benjamin, aka. benJIman for some pointers.
> Martin

And many thanks to you as well, you have just made openSUSE much more
user friendly.

One suggestion, add a blurb that adding "third party" repos could make
the system unusable/unstable. Not that using "third party" repos is a
bad thing it is just newbies could unknowingly shoot themselves in the
proverbial foot and not know how to back out those changes.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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