Fix for openSUSE 11.1 Beta 4

5. Nov 2008 | News Team | No License

Good news, everybody! One of the most annoying bugs from openSUSE 11.1 beta 4 has a fix. A problem starting was found too late to fix for the beta, but we do have a fix now – so you can update your system and have a working install of

  • After installing 11.1 beta 4, open a terminal and run:

    sudo zypper refresh sudo zypper lu

  • You should see something like this:

    Loading repository data… Reading installed packages… S | Repository | Name | Version | Arch –+——————+————————–+———–+——- v | Updates for 11.1 | OpenOffice_org-kde | | x86_64 v | Updates for 11.1 | OpenOffice_org-libs-core | | x86_64 v | Updates for 11.1 | gdm | 2.24.0-4 | x86_64

  • Go ahead and run the update command:

    sudo zypper up

and say yes when it asks if you want to continue.

Note that, if you prefer the GUI method, you should also be able to do this by going to YaST and using the Software Update module. Reports of bugs or problems with this, if any, would be appreciated.

If you’ve installed 11.1 beta 4 or were thinking about installing the beta but were waiting for a fix to bug 440816 then it’s time to go! Download and install the beta and get to testing!

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