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Re: [SLE] yast working with suse 10.1
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 10:21:01 -0400
  • Message-id: <1152800461.18620.59.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2006-07-13 at 08:53 -0500, Roy F. Cabaniss wrote:
> On Friday 23 June 2006 10:32, martin glazer wrote:
> > HI
> > Has anyone gotten yast to work properly with opensuse10.1?
> > I have added sources to yast and I still can not use yast reliably. This
> > has to be the worst suse I have ever seen. I downloaded the rpm for the
> > latest firefox and it refuses to install. I have yet to see the security
> > updates show up in yast.
> >
> I also am having problems and more than problems. I've been using synaptic
> with apt for quite a wile and was totally happy with it. Once I got it
> configured, no problems and I could do a YOU also.
>
> using http://ftp.ale.org/pub/suse/update/10.1 as a repository with YOU I
> get a list of thing to update (all in red) and another list of things in
> blue . So far so good. Oddly enough everything comes through with a blue
> check (not the update) mark.
>
> I click accept and the screen vanishes and nothing happens. Restart YOU and
> the same programs are there same as before.
>
> I alter the blue checks (keep) to updates and click it. It says installation
> finished and then back to Yast. Restart YOU and the same programs are still
> there with the blue checkmark next to each.
>
The blue entries mean they are already installed so there is nothing to
do. IIRC, the red entries mean you already have a newer version
installed so there is nothing to do there as well. This is the normal
behavior of YaST, there is no problem.

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


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