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Old 02-27-2005, 12:14 AM   #1
Dogit
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Smile YaST updates


Hello,To all

Maybe someone can help me with this
why is it that when you go into YaST
& click on Install & Remove.

there are some items in red & blue black
now i have a # of Red items when i click
on one let's say gpg,

& i click on the Versions tab it has
installed & old so how would you go
about installing the updated ver of the item

hmmm sorry mods i should have posted
this under General please move

Thank you

Last edited by Dogit; 02-27-2005 at 12:25 AM.
 
Old 02-28-2005, 10:58 AM   #2
manulite
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I had never bothered myself much about it before, but the way i figured it out was that, those in red highlight installed packages with a higher version than the one on the CD set. (If you use YOU, this will happen). If you check carefully on the Versions Tab you mentioned, you'll see that the 'installed version' is always higher than the 'alternate version'

You can still update these packages if you wish. From where do you get your updates BTW?
 
  


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