zypper-up live upgrad in opensuse - which way is the best one!?
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Did you not read/understand the answers? AGAIN, you can't mix repositories between versions of ANY Linux, period. Want to upgrade? Then either follow the openSUSE instructions on performing the upgrade, or do a fresh install (which is what was ALREADY recommended to you). Your repositories are meaningless. The old ones won't work with the new, period. Run the upgrade? Then it will update the repository links.
Distribution: OpenSUSE 13.2 64bit-Gnome on ASUS U52F
if you are at the logging manager you can log in as root. either log in by typing root as user and then type your root password and then delete the user you had and create a new one, move all the files from your old user to the new user home directory.
Or you can log in to a terminal as root still and do de creation of a new user on the terminal. Once you are a the log in screen press Ctrl+Alt+F2 and once you have the log in terminal prompt type root then your root password.
However I would suggest you to download the ISO burn it to a CD and boot your computer from there and do the upgrade that way. It works better for me than doing it through zypper.
now for the soon to be end of life OpenSUSE 12.2 doing a inplace upgrade to 12.3
-- should work just fine ?? maybe ??
The last time I tried an in-place upgrade on OpenSUSE it was from 12.1 to 12.2. It failed miserably. After about 4 hours of working through errors one by one, I finally threw in the towel and installed 12.2 from scratch, had it completely up and running within about an hour and a half.
Nothing against OpenSUSE though, I've had the same experience with in-place upgrades on all distros I've tried (except for CentOS/RHEL sub versions (eg 6.3 to 6.4), since that's transparent).
inplace upgrades from minor version to minor version have almost ZERO issues FOR REDHAT
if one has a very odd third party repo installed ? it might
but going from say 6.3 to 6.4 was NO PROBLEM
and i expect going from SL 6.4 to 6.5 also to be painless
OpenSUSE 12.2 to OpenSUSE 13.1 ?????
i would expect a 99.99999% likelihood of failure
now when i moved form OpenSUSE 12.2 to 12.3
i used the 12.3 install dvd to upgrade an existing install
BUT AFTER !!!!!!!
i uninstalled third party software from the suse build service
and removed some of the software I built from source that i HAD to install to /usr and not my secondary drive
op has about 3 or 4 threads here all asking for help with different aspects of the same problem, never providing the info from the last thread.
i suggest you read them before wasting your fingertips here any longer.