LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-08-2006, 12:03 PM   #16
rickbot
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: Toronto, Canada
Distribution: debian
Posts: 27

Rep: Reputation: 15

the correct format for sources.list seems to be:
Code:
repomd http://repos.opensuse.org/download/KDE: KDE3 SUSE_Linux_10.0
repomd http://repos.opensuse.org/download/KDE: Backports SUSE_Linux_10.0
apt apparently looks for a file called repomd.xml which lists other xml files in compressed .gz form which contain all the package info. here's the repomd.xml that was returned from the first repo:
Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<repomd xmlns="http://linux.duke.edu/metadata/repo">
  <data type="other">
    <location href="repodata/other.xml.gz"/>
    <checksum type="sha">c68d0c330f5449c9061666ae7a4ead75e74ace24</checksum>
    <timestamp>1160080878</timestamp>
    <open-checksum type="sha">ee2c45e2f36529235db2a3742a0b19a67b8cd175</open-checksum>
  </data>
  <data type="filelists">
    <location href="repodata/filelists.xml.gz"/>
    <checksum type="sha">4fb7bb44c7b84ee946bd53d8be38070103bee71b</checksum>
    <timestamp>1160080878</timestamp>
    <open-checksum type="sha">5217a25a2848a83531d0f2c48681b1edd6c42cb5</open-checksum>
  </data>
  <data type="primary">
    <location href="repodata/primary.xml.gz"/>
    <checksum type="sha">b1102009d1b0877ef10184a41f7e0d9a85c99d64</checksum>
    <timestamp>1160080878</timestamp>
    <open-checksum type="sha">51b0951f5867bcf85efb9e47a79d0caa19af5a9f</open-checksum>
  </data>
</repomd>
here's the errors i'm getting when i try to update:
Code:
Ign http://repos.opensuse.org KDE3 repomd.xml
Ign http://repos.opensuse.org Backports repomd.xml
Fetched 14.8kB in 3s (4156B/s)
Err http://repos.opensuse.org KDE3/ primary.xml
  404 Not Found
Err http://repos.opensuse.org Backports/ primary.xml
  404 Not Found

Failed to fetch http://repos.opensuse.org/download/KDE:/KDE3/repodata/primary.xml  404 Not Found
Failed to fetch http://repos.opensuse.org/download/KDE:/Backports/repodata/primary.xml  404 Not Found
i can download the files manually from: http://repos.opensuse.org/KDE:/KDE3/SUSE_Linux_10.0/ and extract them but i don't know where to put them. that 'Ign' thing makes me wonder if something is disabled in the config somewhere which is telling apt not to import the files? do we need to enable the repomd format?
anybody get this working yet?

Last edited by rickbot; 10-08-2006 at 12:48 PM.
 
Old 10-09-2006, 07:15 AM   #17
drew boardman
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2005
Location: Versailles, France
Distribution: Hardy Heron
Posts: 12

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
updating kde with apt

Dear Rickbot
To be frank, I'd all but given up updating KDE, there did'nt seem to be anybody else following the post either.

I get the same error as you, maybe your ideas will spur some more enlightened souls to come and rescue us!

Drew
 
Old 10-09-2006, 11:04 AM   #18
rickbot
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: Toronto, Canada
Distribution: debian
Posts: 27

Rep: Reputation: 15
to be frank? you're in France - nice one!
now that i look at this again, repomd.xml is ignored because it doesn't contain any package data. it just calls in the other files that do list the packages. the problem is more likely with how the repository is set up. oh well, i got it done with yast anyway. set installation sources as:

server name: suse.mirrors.tds.net
directory: pub/opensuse/distribution/SL-10.0-OSS/inst-source/

server name: suse.mirrors.tds.net
directory: pub/opensuse/distribution/SL-10.0-OSS/inst-source-java/

server name: repos.opensuse.org
directory: KDE:/KDE3/SUSE_Linux_10.0/

set refresh to 'on'. now go into 'software management' and select 'selections' from the filter drop-down and select 'all of kde'. or if you want a total upgrade go package groups->zzz all. now go to package->all in this list->update if newer version available and hit accept and you're on your way. the urls are slightly different for 10.1 but a little investigation should solve this. all dependencies were solved without problems and i've got kde 3.5.4 running smoothly. i'm using the non-oss eval version of suse 10.0 and the opensuse repositories didn't give me a problem either. good hunting!

Last edited by rickbot; 10-09-2006 at 11:12 AM.
 
  


Reply

Tags
apt, kde35, suse, yast


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
updating in slack10.1: apt-get? nadroj Linux - Newbie 12 05-30-2005 09:20 PM
erro updating with apt-get toddncl Linux - Software 1 08-20-2004 07:22 AM
updating kernel without apt-get! restless Debian 5 02-11-2004 03:02 AM
Updating the kernel with apt-get yamaduc Linux - Software 0 12-19-2003 11:08 AM
Problem updating KDE on Redhat using apt-get meeshka Linux - Software 5 06-15-2003 09:21 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:31 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration