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Re: [suse-security] YOU
  • From: Monte Milanuk <milanuk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 18:38:04 -0800 (PST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0201021836130.17497-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Markus Gaugusch wrote:

> > simple question: Is it possible to run YOU (YaST Online Update) from the
> > shell or must it be done from within YaST2 ?
> No, you can run "yast2 online_update" to perform an online update.
> Like someone else suggested, you can run in console mode with
> unset DISPLAY
> A useable TERM variable for PuTTY is
> export TERM=xterm
> to make YaST2 behave and look correctly.
> To select an FTP server in text mode press "cursor down" (took me some
> time to find out ...)

Just out of curiosity, where does one find the command line options for
yast2? I noticed the command line options were promoted during the
installation, I just haven't quite figured out where to get a
comprehensive listing yet, as yast2 doesn't appear to have a man page.




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