Updating opensuse with zypper

See Section 6.1.5, Managing Repositories with zypper for details on repository management.A list of all source packages available in your repositories can be obtained with: other packages.Checkout this post to know beforehand how to upgrade your open SUSE Leap installation from 42.1 to 42.2.

The latter is achieved with the In this case, all patches available in your repositories are checked for relevance and installed, if necessary.

The next open SUSE Leap release, 42.2, already passed alfa and beta phases and had its first release candidate (RC) launched on October 18. That release is very close to the final one, scheduled to November 16.

Until then, open SUSE Leap should receive no more than a few finishing touches.

Zypper is a command line package manager for installing, updating and removing packages as well as for managing repositories. In contrast to rug, Zypper does not require the zmd daemon to run behind the scenes.

For more information about rug compatibility, see Of course, this will only work if you have the repository with the source packages enabled in your repository list (it is added by default, but not enabled).

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