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Re: System upgrades

Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> __/ [ unionpenny@xxxxxxxxx ] on Wednesday 15 March 2006 21:34 \__
> > Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> >> __/ [ Peter Köhlmann ] on Wednesday 15 March 2006 17:42 \__
> >
> >    [...]
> >
> >> I love the way YaST handles updates. I have not used other package
> >> management systems quite as much, but I wish everyone was shown a
> >> demonstration of how compressive Linux updates can be.
> >
> > After a year of Gentoo Linux at home, Fedora at work, I tried out Suse.
> >  I never got the knack for configuring YaST repositories.  I found some
> > good pages for Fedora and yum through Google so I went that route on my
> > second home computer.
> >
> > Can you post a web page with good pointers on how to configure YaST?
> >
> > I would be most greatful.
> I hope somebody else can provide a link because I have never looked into YaST
> in depth. I just happen to know it as a user on two workstations. Every now
> and then the user can run a system update, which is rather autonomous. It
> can also be made automatic, which is a valuable feature if you run a server
> and want it to be left untouched for years. I can't remember which option
> needs to be enabled, but I believe you need to have YOU (YaST Online Update)
> active (in the panel) and set it to install updates without prompting the
> user.
> You only need to select a repository location (FTP), from which to pull the
> updates.
> Sorry I couldn't help further...

Oy, I got that far, but the YaST wanted my CDs for some reason.  I
tried to change the order of repositories but it did not seem to go
right.  FC4 and yum had 2 good web pages built by users, describing how
to change the config files, and gave more understandable results.

Thanks anyway.

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