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    rcdeacon NNTP User

    Default Yet another yast problem

    I am a very NEW user. I used Suse a long time ago when there was no "openSuse". I bought it in a box in Best Buy but have migrated other ways. I gave 11.0 a try and it seems to be very good but I have encountered a problem and I need some help. I am told I have updates but when I try to update I get an error. I hope someone knows how to fix this small problem. The error is as follows:

    Can't provide file './i586/speex-1.1.99.3-28.1.i586.rpm' from repository 'repo-oss'

    I enable a lot of repos upon istallation since I need some other things installed and updated and this may be part of the problem. Any help is appreciated.

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    Default Re: Yet another yast problem

    I've experienced some problems with the 'added repos' upon install.

    The main repos are not added properly.
    The added sources are:
    Index of /distribution/11.0/repo/oss
    and
    Index of /distribution/11.0/repo/non-oss

    When you add suse/ at the end it'll all work fine again.

    So it should be:
    Index of /distribution/11.0/repo/oss/suse
    and
    Index of /distribution/11.0/repo/non-oss/suse

  3. #3

    Default Re: Yet another yast problem

    I had the same problems with the predefined repos.

    gavro_gs solution above works fine.



    --usernorth

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    rcdeacon NNTP User

    Default Re: Yet another yast problem

    I made the change but I am still having problems trying to figure out suse. It does work differently than Ubuntu, Mepis, Mint which I have become quite familiar with. I am unable to get my network printer (HP Officjet 7200) properly installed. I cannot get hplip installed which will facilitate installing the printer and I do not know if I correctly fixed the software update problem (although I believe the fix worked I have been unable to prove it at this point). Sorry. I will continue to work for solutions.

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