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Re: [opensuse] keeping a server up to date
  • From: BandiPat <penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 12:51:25 -0500
  • Message-id: <200612101251.25320.penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 10 December 2006 11:17, Jonathan Horne wrote:
[...]
>
> yum -y update
> (wait, done, reboot if necessary). or if i want to pull down
> something that is not installed:
> yum -y install [packagename]
> (wait, done)
>
> how can i accomplish these tasks, as simply, in suse? even tho i
> feel uneasy about the recenent goings on, i still prefer to stay with
> suse rather than switch back to fedora. i know yast is quite
> powerful, but ive never learned the ins and outs, and each time i try
> to update the system with yast, im told to either insert my dvd, or
> that the media in the drive does not match my system. i must be
> taking a wrong turn somewhere. tips, links to definitive command
> line guides, or any general adivce would be truly apprecated.
>
> cheers,
> jonathan
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Just use "yum" as before! Or Kyum, if you desire a graphical interface.
Works quite well for me and I much prefer it to Yast2.

Just keep it simple. :-)

bye,
Lee
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