suse question

Barry Roberts blr at
Mon Dec 12 20:55:26 MST 2005

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 10:08:24AM -0700, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> In an effort to learn more about SUSE and change my general opinion of
> it, I have decided to force myself to use SUSE as my primary distro for
> at least one month. (Given inertia after fully configuring a system,
> probably longer if I can survive at least two weeks.)

I hear 'ya.  I've put OpenSuSE 10.0 on my laptop at work to see if I
can stand it.

> So far things aren't going well. I'll spare you all the reasons SUSE is
> driving me crazy, but there's at least one big one I need resolved if
> I'm going to stick with this long term:
> Does anyone know of an online repository I can use to install software,
> preferably using yast? (Or whatever the SUSE community considers the
> equivalent of yum/up2date and apt-get/aptitude.) Expecting me to have
> the CDs ever time I want to install something is crazy. I've been poking
> around for a day now, and so far I haven't been able to find a simple
> online repository of SUSE 10.0 rpms.

Only I could never get to work from behind
the firewall at work.  http:// worked, though.


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