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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
> (1) What is the simplest way of applying security updates from the
> command-line? Something equivalent to
> online_update security
> (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
will do exactly that.
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