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[opensuse-doc] Re: Help!!
  • From: Thomas Schraitle <thomas.schraitle@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 08:42:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612190842.06081.thomas.schraitle@xxxxxxx>
Hi Zoran,

(CC to opensuse-doc so other might help or have a solution.)

On Monday 18 December 2006 23:53, zoran korac wrote:
>
> I'm very glad that you started this service, I think that this will
> encourage many other users to continue using opensuse

Thanks, we hope so. :) The lack of sufficient documentation is and was
always an urgent need, IMHO.


> I did even started,'coz I can not install Lfl , I did exactly as
> instructed on your website  Software=>Installation
> source=>add=>HTTP=>server name: software.opensuse.org
> Directory of server: download/home:/thomas-schraitle/openSuSE_10.2
> <= in my case.
> But it did not work, then I notice that you have " : " after home
> directory. I thought that could be type mistake, so tried with out

The colon is part of the filename, it's not a typo.


> is it, it did not help, than I tried to without download in option
> Directory server, No go. Than without software option in Server
> name field. No go
> Than I tried to install as HTTPS;FTP; en rest of server type
> options, same. No go. I even tried with login option for
> opensuse.org in place of anonimus that did't help eider.
>
> I always get same message: Unable to create installation source
> Unknown server type:
> http://software.opensuse.org/download/home/thomas-schraitle/...
^
Yesterday I installed it on my workstation at home and it worked.
Please try it with a colon again. Maybe there was some connection
problems.

Did others have the same problem?


> Please note that I have succeed to install updates, from FTP
> servers at suse.com and suse.node.at and this works fine.
>
>
> Am I the only one that complains about this?

Yes, at the moment. ;)


Best wishes,
Tom

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Thomas Schraitle

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