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How To Upgrade OpenSUSE 11.2 To 11.3 (Desktop & Server)

Aug 11, 2010, 03:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

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"This guide shows how you can upgrade your OpenSUSE 11.2 desktop and server installations to OpenSUSE 11.3. This document comes without warranty of any kind! I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

"1 Preliminary Note: The upgrade can be done on the command line or via the YaST module Wagon (if you are on an OpenSUSE desktop). Since the Wagon method is less tested than the command line update, we will use the command line method here for both servers and desktops.

"2 Installing the Latest Updates: Before we do the distribution upgrade, we install the latest updates for OpenSUSE 11.2. Open a terminal/command line window and run zypper repos --uri to check what repositories are used and enabled on the system. Make sure that the line that contains http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/ in the URI column reads Yes in the Enabled column (in this example the Alias is repo-update and the Name is openSUSE-11.2-Update, but these values can differ; the important column is the URI column)..."

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