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    Default zypper wont install local rpms


    Zypper suddenly stopped playing nice with local rpms showing error:

    sudo zypper in vivaldi-snapshot-2.4.1455.4-1.x86_64.rpm 
    [sudo] password for root: 
    Loading repository data...
    Reading installed packages...
    '_tmpRPMcache_:srcpackage:vivaldi-snapshot=0:2.4.1455.4-1' not found in package names. Trying capabilities.
    No provider of '_tmpRPMcache_:srcpackage:vivaldi-snapshot=0:2.4.1455.4-1' found.
    It used to work, but not anymore. Happens for other rpms, too (tested with Opera). Installing packages from repos works.

    rpm -i package.rpm
    Works, too.

    How can I fix this?

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    Default Re: zypper wont install local rpms

    I notice a bug report
    bug 1125300 which says:
    "This bug was already fixed for zypper-1.14.25".

    In any case, just create a directory for rpm files, and put the rpm there. Then go into Yast Software Repositories, and set that directory to be a repo consisting of plain rpm files. It works well.
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    Default Re: zypper wont install local rpms

    Nice, thank you.

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