[TAG] Re: Upgrading KDE on SuSE 9.0 - A better way.
tfbrown at dejazzd.com
Mon Sep 13 16:59:53 MSD 2004
Jethro Cramp wrote:
>There is a much easier way to upgrade KDE using Yast2.
>All you have to do is add the following directory to the Yast sources
>To do this you use:
>Yast2 --> Software --> Change Source of Installation --> Add FTP.
>Then in Yast2 select "Install and Remove Software". The package selections
>will now have been updated to include all the packages in the updated kde.
>The packages for which a newer version than the one you have installed will
>appear in either red or blue (I can't remember which).
>Select the packages you want to upgrade (no 'upgrade everything' button
>available I'm afraid). Let Yast2 sort out package dependencies for you and
>off you go.
>Yast2 will then download, install and configure all the packages for you.
>Bit like the extremely good apt that is available on Debian. apt4rpm is also
>available for SuSE if you'd rather have that flexibility.
>If the download site is too slow an alternative one can be selected. Go to
>suse's site and find the list of ftp servers and choose an alternative.
>All the best,
Thanks! That's a pieve of info I've been missing. I've been told that
you can do it directly inside Yast, but couldn't figure out how. I'm
going to forward your tip to the Answer Gang, so everybody can benefit.
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