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    Default DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    I've been using opensuse 12.1 for a good while, and really like it, but would now like to try the stable version of 12.2. The last time, when I installed 12.1, I used the live rpm CD for 64-bit systems with KDE to install. Now the installation page shows only the DVD and some add-ons. Will the DVD boot live? Does it have the option of which desktop to use? Or is there a LiveCD version with just the KDE on it? Thanks for any help.

    George aka MoeNeigh

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    Default Re: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    See: software.opensuse.org: Download openSUSE 12.2. Looks like you can select 64-bit for the KDE live CD.

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    Default Re: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    On 02/21/2013 08:16 PM, MoeNeigh wrote:
    >
    > I've been using opensuse 12.1 for a good while, and really like it, but
    > would now like to try the stable version of 12.2. The last time, when I
    > installed 12.1, I used the live rpm CD for 64-bit systems with KDE to
    > install. Now the installation page shows only the DVD and some add-ons.
    > Will the DVD boot live? Does it have the option of which desktop to use?
    > Or is there a LiveCD version with just the KDE on it? Thanks for any
    > help.


    there are three recommended/approved methods of moving from 12.1 to 12.2:

    http://tinyurl.com/35p966c
    http://tinyurl.com/93uemsr
    http://tinyurl.com/7l4m2td

    only the last of those three require an install DVD, the first two do
    not require any kind of install media..

    the download page for openSUSE 12.2 is here:
    http://software.opensuse.org/
    it includes exactly the same possibilities of DVD or Live CDs as were
    available for 12.1

    the DVD will not boot to a live session..

    in all of those three methods you can read that upgrades are not
    guaranteed to be successful, back up first.

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    Default Re: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    Quote Originally Posted by MALsPa View Post
    See: software.opensuse.org: Download openSUSE 12.2. Looks like you can select 64-bit for the KDE live CD.
    Thanks for that info. I see the KDE option is for the operating system with kde destop. At first, I thought it was some kind of add-on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoeNeigh View Post
    I've been using opensuse 12.1 for a good while, and really like it, but would now like to try the stable version of 12.2.
    Hi!

    Just an idea: why don't you wait just a couple of weeks longer and then install 12.3 ?

    Good luck
    Mike

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    Default Re: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    On 2013-02-21 21:26, ratzi wrote:

    > Hi!
    >
    > Just an idea: why don't you wait just a couple of weeks longer and then
    > install 12.3 ?


    Because now 12.2 is stable and cozy, most problems ironed out after
    months of reports, and 12.3 is not? :-p

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    Default Re: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    I just tried the LiveCD of 12.2 for a little bit, and found that old problem of kpackagekit trying to interfere with software management. I can't remember how I got past that, but I now just use a terminal and check by using "zypper up" twice a week for updates. If I wish to continue doing the same in 12.2, how do I get past kpackagekit? I don't use apper either. I kept getting some unnecessary update notification that wouldn't stop appearing using apper.

    I see here in 12.1 in software management that both apper and packagekit are checked as installed. So they are still there, but they don't bother me when I update using zypper. Still, I can't for the life of me remember how I was able to stop interference from packagekit and apper.

    So are they (kpackagekit and apper) still a problem in 12.2?

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    Default Re: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    On 02/21/2013 03:06 PM, MoeNeigh wrote:
    >
    > I just tried the LiveCD of 12.2 for a little bit, and found that old
    > problem of kpackagekit trying to interfere with software management. I
    > can't remember how I got past that, but I now just use a terminal and
    > check by using "zypper up" twice a week for updates. If I wish to
    > continue doing the same in 12.2, how do I get past kpackagekit? I don't
    > use apper either. I kept getting some unnecessary update notification
    > that wouldn't stop appearing using apper.
    >
    > I see here in 12.1 in software management that both apper and
    > packagekit are checked as installed. So they are still there, but they
    > don't bother me when I update using zypper. Still, I can't for the life
    > of me remember how I was able to stop interference from packagekit and
    > apper.
    >
    > So are they (kpackagekit and apper) still a problem in 12.2?


    My experience is that under 12.2, kpackagekit quit when zypper asked it to. If
    you find a problem, uninstall the offendors.



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    Default Re: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    lwfinger, Thanks. Hopefully, just continuing to use zypper will solve the problem.

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    Default AW: DVD or LiveCD for 12.2?

    To get rid of apper and packagekit stuff just do:
    Code:
    zypper rm apper
    zypper rm *packagekit*
    The PackageKit-blocking-zypper issue seems to be solved or less annoying in forthcoming 12.3. I've not noticed in 12.3 RC1 such a rubbish as in 12.2.
    However, I will always delete apper/packagekit in future versions. All I need is zypper.
    zypp it...

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