I can't find repositories..

I reinstalled opensuse 12.1 today. Now I can’t find some repositories I had before. :-/

I think I had a ATI drivers repository for the graphics card and possible some intel for the CPU. As the computer is now the dynamic core frequency is stuck on (out of the box) max. Some fan is idling at maybe 70% of max.

Help appreciated.


You can find most other repositories listed here: Additional package repositories - openSUSE

Thank You,

Apparently ATI let it’s repository die, so either you download and compile it’s driver or use one of the OBS drivers.

In an HP dm1 netbook (vision) I installed fglrx from Index of /mirror/ati/openSUSE_12.1

It has worked nicely for me.

br unomcl - Dude, you’re talking Greek now, right? OBS, down load it’s driver…
Seriously, I’m not used to tinker with my comp to get i running properly. If you have the patent to explain in a way that even I can understand. :dont-know:

The link you posted is it a repository with drivers…?

So, normally when you create a reply, select a Reply With Quote so we might know who your answer is intended for. The link I posted has many repositories shown, did you look before you made a reply? I am not sure what you are looking for specifically, but normally you select the the repository from its URL listing and copy the link. Then you run YaST / Software / Software Repositories and pick add a URL. For a more precise answer, please provide the following:

  1. openSUSE Version and if 32 or 64 bit?
  2. Your selected Desktop like KDE or GNOME?
  3. Computer Model and brand?
  4. Video Chipset if you know?
  5. What type of assistance do you require besides a link to repository URL’s?

As noted before, it appears that the ATI repository for openSUSE is no more, should that be what you require. For the record, all hardware drivers are built into the Linux kernel. You can get newer support by just updating to the latest version. In some cases, a hardware manufacturer, has decided to not provide Linux support or only provides support in the way of proprietary drivers. nVIDIA does that as does ATI, but nVIDIA support has shown to be better, but your best bet is to stick with built-in Linux Kernel drivers if they work.

Thank You,

First learn how to add a repository (use Yast, it’s simpler for a newbie). Then add the repository I gave the link for. Then from Yast’s software management install the fglrx driver from that repository.

Where you may get stuck:

In Yast Software management, to see packages by repo, click the “Display” (or “Show”) leftmost tab at the top (right under the “File” menu). A drop-down menu will appear, click on “repositories”.

Now a new “Repositories” tab will be available. Just click on it, select the repo by the name you gave it when you added it, and choose the appropriate driver for your video card.

In the notebook I mentioned above the drive package name is fglrx64_xpic_SUSE121. Yours will probably be the same, except if your system is not 64 bit or if you have an older (legacy) card.

Look here and scroll down until you see the green 1-click buttons
it has the installers for legacy and current ati drivers (this are the
repos brunomcl refers to).

PC: oS 12.2 x86_64 | i7-2600@3.40GHz | 16GB | KDE 4.8.5 | GeForce GT 420
ThinkPad E320: oS 12.2 x86_64 | i3@2.30GHz | 8GB | KDE 4.9.2 | HD 3000
eCAFE 800: oS 11.4 i586 | AMD Geode LX 800@500MHz | 512MB | lamp server