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Recommended update for YaST2


(Last modified: 02DEC2002)

solutions Recommended update for YaST2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (796f6601a1d190c7f7856cf3f8afdb09)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: yast2-online-update
Release: 20021202
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should install this update.



Problem description

The following problems regarding YaST2 have been found:
  • SuSEconfig does not run after installation of new packages.
  • The "Expert" button for selecting a non-predefined URL does not work.
  • The long description of patches shown by YaST Online Update (YOU) does not get formatted properly.
  • the package dependencies are not shown correctly in case of conflicts in the text mode of the package installation dialog.
  • the license of a package is not shown in the package info section of the text mode of the package installation dialog.
  • The registration key and password information does not get passed to the server correctly.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh yast2-online-update.rpm yast2-packagemanager.rpm \    yast2-packagemanager-devel.rpm yast2-ncurses.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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