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Add hundreds of packages to YaST from PackMan

Friday, June 16, 2006

This is a really easy little tip that will make your life just a bit easier. To add all the packages (rpms) from PackMan as a new installation source for YaST, simply do the following:

Open YaST
Go to Software
Select Installation Source
Select Add
In the drop-down menue, select HTTP
For the Server Name, put packman.iu-bremen.de
For Path on Server, put suse/your SuSE version (example: suse/10.0)
Click OK, and then click Finish

Now you can easily reach all of the packages available on PackMan through YaST. This makes for quick searches and even quicker installs. Enjoy your new wealth of packages!
posted by linnerd40, Friday, June 16, 2006


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