OpenSUSE :: OSS Source Repository Does Not Have Any SRC RPM In YaST2
Mar 23, 2011
I'm using openSUSE 11.4 64bit (KDE). I enabled Index of /source/distribution/11.4/repo/oss repository through YaST2 but it is empty and I can't see any source rpm file in YaST2. I even delete that repository and add it again but still empty. I open the link in firefox and it's not empty or invalid link.
I just installed 11.4 and was adding a new repository which I entered incorrectly. Yast2 complained and did not add it to the repository list. Now when I run Yast2 Software Management.
I get the following error message... "There was an error in the repository initialization. Error refreshing service Packman 11.4 (vaval.com - Islam Resources and Information. This website is for sale! Parse error: repoindex.xml Opening and ending tag mismatch: meta line 2 and noscript"
Since this line does not show up in my repository list I cannot remove it. How do I edit the data file directly and where is it located?
Looking for source code packages I have configured the "Main repository (Sources)" into the yast list of repositories. However when I select the repository view in th esoftware manager it shows this repository as empty. Other repositories work. I have checked the link to the repository to be valid. I have added it automatically from the "Community repositories".
I'm looking for an open source system that can handle storing lots of images on tag basis, that permits me to find any image related to topics or type or post date. And also permits me to add notes. We have a lot of images and those images should be arranged according to topics in tagging manner as Google Mail do for classifying mails.
I have to wonder how much testing Opensuse has done with yast-dns-server package. After adding zones to the dns server - the system loses the ability to perform name resolutions. I can copy a named.conf file from a system that does work, except everytime the system is restart the named.conf file is rewritten trashing the updates done and again rendering the system to perform name resolutions.
Anyone have suggestions on how to get yast-dns-server from interferring with the configuration file? I tried just uninstalling the package, but then bind doesn't even start up on boot up.
the following message appears after I enter the root password.
/usr/lib/YaST2/bin/y2controlcenter: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/YaST2/bin/y2controlcenter: undefined symbol: _ZN9QListData11detach_growEPii
It doesn't launch from the root console, either. But, the text-based YaST works fine. I assume that something went wrong after my last system update. which package I need to downgrade, to get things working, again?
Is there a way to know the size of a package in YaST2?I only have 50MB left in my root partition / (Btw, my /home is in a separate partition.) and I'm looking for a way to selectively delete package depending on it's size. Also, when we "remove" a package in YaST2, is it "completely" removed? or is there some residual rpm left? (of course /home/configs would be kept as it is an expected behavior).
11.4-KDE4.6.5 32bit install,,,perhaps it is the normal way now, but it was new to me: Opened Yast2 Partitioner module, and attempted to set up an extended partition on space unallocated of sdb. Went thru the steps to create and hit finish, immediately i get a kdesu authorization dialog and yast2 Partitioner disappears/crashes. entry in var/log/messages:
Aug 22 09:08:25 blkdragon polkitd(authority=local): Operator of unix-session:/org/freedesktopConsoleKit/Session3 FAILED to authenticate to gain authorization for action org.freedesktop.udisks.filesystem-mount-system-internal for system-bus-name::1.38 [kdeinit4: kded4 [kdeinit]] (owned by unix-user:blkdragon) so, does this mean I have to set up udisks/polkit rules for using the Partitioner? Yast2 was not considered in the default polkit rules for the install?
When I start yast2 it seems to hang at around 50% (the lower progress bar) while refreshing the repositories. It can sit there for a minute before moving on. Once yast2 has started and I add / remove repos the refresh happens very quickly. It's only when starting that it gets stuck.
This is something that really only started after I upgraded to 11.2. In 11.1 the progress bar would move cross quickly and you could see the various repos flashing up above the progress bar. I didn't bother with it too much but it's starting to annoy me now. It also sometimes just hangs there permanently and I have to abort it.
I've tried unconditionally updating the yast stuff but it hasn't helped. My network connection is fine and I have now problems or speed issues with browsing the repo urls from a browser.
I've been trying for awhile to install the restricted formats, but when in the download & and install process, YaST2 pops up saying that such and such RPM has failed. I hit ignore, and it happens again and again to all the other packages, bar the odd few that work.
I'm using the yast2 gui interface to configure apache. I think its called yast2_http_server. I added one website with *:80 set as the virtualhost ID. When I go to add a second website with the same thing, it errors out with: The IP address is already configured on another virtual host: *:80/mydomain.com. I have another opensuse box with many websites in apache configured this way.
if I open Yast2 via SSH I see the garbage (code page related issue; similar to this). If I set some other than UTF-8 in PuTTY (KOI8-U, iso-8859 etc) Yast looks good, but then the same problem appears with Midnight Commander. How can I have Yast to use 'right' UTF-8 instead of any legacy code pages? Or how better deal with the situation?
I'm trying to get yast2 to default to the QT interface. I have used these instructions but each time I run yast from the KDE launcher it still uses the GTK interface. I have also checked that the Yast2-qt package is installed. And have rebooted after setting it up, but it has still not worked.
I know it can work as if I run in konsole /sbin/yast2 it uses the correct interface?
Whenever I tried to install LXDE using the 1-click install, YaST2 just freezes and doesn't respond and doesn't install anything. In fact, YaST2 always freezes whenever trying to install a program with the 1-click install.
So my question is, How do you abort YaST2 from installing because obviously the Abort button doesn't even work! And lastly, how can I install LXDE through the terminal as I always never have a problem installing something through the terminal.
I have a problem with the runlevel editor. It hangs at 28 per cent when initialising the runlevels. (Process: y2base runlevel qt). It used to work fine, probably until.I installed an update recommended by yast, including a new kernel. I did not immediately reboot after installing the new kernel but used the runlevel editor, which has hung since then.I've tried a reboot without success.Does anyone know what I could do to get this running again?
I have problems with running Yast2 under Gnome when I connect via VNC to the computer. The first 20-30 times it worked, but then it simply stopped to work. When switching to another VNC-Server (instead of :1 to :2) it works again for approx. 20-30 times. The behaviour is very much similar to the one described here:
Yast2 startet nicht unter VNC (SUSE 11.1/Gnome)
I use OpenSUSE 11.2 with german language set. The VNC server I use the one that is installed "by default".
When I try to run Yast2 from a terminal under Gnome as normal user I get the following output:
./yast2: Zeile 30: ./lib/YaST2/bin/yast2-funcs: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden ./yast2: Zeile 267: set_lang_from_sysconfig: Kommando nicht gefunden. ./yast2: Zeile 192: check_qt: Kommando nicht gefunden. Qt GUI wanted but not found, failing back to ncurses.
11.3 ; looking to play with DNS; nothing of the kind is showing in Yast networking menus. Checked, and BIND shows as installed. Also, while I'm crying for help: cant see the windows box next to me; can ping it, and could browse to it with File Manager yesterday, but not working today ! Also; I tried KDE desktop (like new things) but it's driving me nuts (menus too small, I lose the choices as I move through submenus) and I'd like to go to Gnome ; how to ?
New to opensuse, trying to set up cache proxy and webfilter at a highschool. I have a new install of opensuse11.2 64bit installed as server. Installed squid3 stable. Trying to configure it in yast2. Now in yast2-->networkservices-->squid I get the message squid needs to be installed, continuing with Next I get message unresolved dependencies then another that squid3 conflicts with squid-2.7. Solutions offered are deinstall squid3 or don't install squid-2. I select the latter and get messages that yast might not function etc. Isn't squid3 the newer version of squid-2? Should yast2 recognize that?
About a week ago, I installed all the updates that popped up. I didn't actually look at what was being installed.
Since then, most of the items in the Yast2 Control centre won't run and just pop up an error box with the following (Firewall):
terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::logic_error' what(): basic_string::_S_construct NULL not valid YaST got signal 6 at YCP file /usr/share/YaST2/clients/firewall.ycp:20 /sbin/yast2: line 440: 19436 Aborted $ybindir/y2base $module "$@" "$SELECTED_GUI" $Y2_GEOMETRY $Y2UI_ARGS Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display "::ffff:127.0.0.1:11.0".
Whenever I try to install anything from YaST2, it decides to include a lot of extra stuff I don't need. It says it's just added dependencies, but I hardly think the Russian translation for the open office help files counts as a dependency for WINE. This also happens when I try to install the amarok mp3 codec.
This is my second day trying to learn opensuse. My lack of terminology makes it very hard to google for the answers. I need to do this: opensuse:~ # yast2 install postgresql-server apache2 perl texlive perl-DBD-Pg libapr-util1-dbd-pgsql I know about yast, however this looks like something that needs to ran from terminal.
Some time ago I did an automatic update and after that firefox, thunderbird and yast2 don't start. It's not that there is an error message or sth. Their icons just start jumping and after a while it stops without anything opened. I tried even removing the zilla directories and so on but it doesn't help. Of course I tried to simply reboot the machine and strangely enough, still does not work. Opera works though and I am ok with that, however yast2 not opening is more annoying. I do all the stuff that I want from the console, but of course that's not the point
I found zypper and YAST2 are comparatively slower than apt-get in my situation.Because when one application, e.g KDE 4.6,which has a lot of dependent appz,those depencies are installed after downloaded one by one.But in the case of apt-get ,they are installing and downloading simultaneously.No doubt that apt-get are faster than zypper.
I like to select one or two appz then install once a time.But each time when YAST finishes an installation it close without asking.If I want to install another appz in a few seconds,another refreshing repositories is needed.I have to wait a minute.It's quite annoying.Anyway to remain YAST open and let me close it manully?
Trying to use Yast2, and it gives errors: " can't access installation media [url] " and this is with all the repositories that used to work fine. Not sure what it could be? I tried to use a mirror, and I got the same results.
Does Yast2 use a port other than port 80 to connect to the repositories? I have not updated the firewall since using Yast last. Have the repository servers been updated since the release of 11.3, to make some editing of the repositories in Yast necessary?
This is the error message I got today when updating. patch:yast2-control-center-4200.noarch conflicts with yast2-control-center-qt.i586 < 2.20.2-1.3.1 provided by yast2-control-center-qt-2.19.3-6.1.i586