__/ [ 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
You only need to select a repository location (FTP), from which to pull the
Sorry I couldn't help further...