YaST2 GUI Won't Start

When I go to start the GUI version of YaST Control Center, it asks me for the root password. After I enter it, nothing happens. (I am using KDE 4 Desktop) If I try to open it from the Terminal, I get the message “Qt GUI not found, falling back to ncurses”. Then it opens the text-based version. How do I get the GUI to work?

Check whether the following packages are installed, and install the missing ones:

  • yast2-control-center-qt
  • libyui-qt5
  • libyui-qt-pkg5

Note: I am assuming you use openSUSE 13.1 here.
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For other openSUSE versions you need different packages…