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Re: [suse-security] Command line version of You



On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 09:55:09AM +0100, Bob Vickers wrote:
> Since upgrading to 10.1 I have found applying security updates has become 
> an extremely hit-and-miss process which takes much longer than it did 
> under SuSE 9.3. I would be very grateful if someone could answer two 
> questions:
> 
> (1) What is the simplest way of applying security updates from the 
> command-line? Something equivalent to 
>  online_update security

rug
 
> (2) How do you configure it to use a local mirror instead of the far-off 
> Austrian mirror that the Setup process likes to configure?

YAST Installation Source dialog.

Change the remote source to your local mirror / directory.

> I have looked at the rug man page and frankly don't understand it (the 
> only bit I do understand turns out to be a lie: it says the only command 
> you need is 'rug update'). I'm not interested in catalogues and services 
> etc, I just want to install security updates.

If everything is set up

	rug update

will do exactly that.

CIao, Marcus

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