[Novalug] OpenSUSE 10.2
kkauffman at headfog.com
Fri Mar 9 16:03:41 EST 2007
On Fri, March 9, 2007 15:59, Ken Kauffman wrote:
> Isn't there also "smart"?
> On Fri, March 9, 2007 15:48, Bernie Hoefer wrote:
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>> Ken Kauffman wrote:
>>> - Agreed. The zmd and package updates are a bit on the tedious side.
>>> It's slow and cumbersome. Easy to use, just really slow. I tried
>>> unchecking the option for "update zen..." but it keeps re-enabling
>> One of the first things I did with my SuSE Linux 10.1 install was
>> use the YaST Software Management tool to un-install rug, zmd and all of
>> their dependents. Then, I installed yum & yum-utils, setup my
>> repositories and exclusively used those.
>> I have to admit that I'm ignorant of zmd & rug; I've not taken the
>> time to understand what they functionally do that is different than yum.
>> I realize one of them alerts they use to available updates (like Red
>> Hat's Red Hat Network daemon or Microsoft's Windows Automatic Updates),
>> but as for the actual downloading & installation of updates... I don't
>> Yum is (fairly) quick, can be done from the command line, and can
>> both install or update packages. Wish I knew why OpenSuSE promotes rug
>> & zmd over yum.
>> - --
>> Bernie Hoefer
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