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Re: [opensuse] Re: Updates
  • From: Doug McGarrett <dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 20:12:45 -0500
  • Message-id: <200701082012.45266.dmcgarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 08 January 2007 15:30, Eberhard Roloff wrote:
> Doug McGarrett wrote:
> > On Saturday 06 January 2007 21:29, J. Scott Thayer M.D. wrote:
> >> I have tried to configure updates and am not having success. I have
> >> never had this problem with Suse before. I have registered the purchase
> >> with Novell, tried configuring KDE_Updater_Applet and all to no avail. I
> >> have read the Startup manual with no benefit. Any help would be
> >> appreciated.
> >
> > SuSE 9.3.
> > This may or may not be related, I don't know. Every so often, I get a
> > little pop-up in the bottom bar, that says that security updates are
> > available. I go to YaST, and tell it to find the updates, and instead of
> > security updates, it's got all sorts of things about communicating in
> > Danish, or
> > Chinese, or Korean, etc. (I certainly don't need updates in foreign
> > languages I don't read or speak.) Where are these security updates, and
> > how do I get them?
> >
> > thanx, guys. --doug
>
> ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/update/9.3/ could be a starting point.
>
> Kind regards
> Eberhard

Thanx, Eberhard, but I am snowed. There are thousands of files here, and no
reference to YaST installing any of them, and no way to tell which of them
are security updates. (What, for instance, does abiword have to do with
security?)

--doug
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