Howto upgrade Opensuse to 11.4

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Question: How  to upgrade  Opensuse 11.x  to  11.4 ?opensuse-logo

 

Answer

1- First  upgrade  you packages  to the  last  version with :

zypper refrech
zypper  up

and  reboot

Important :Please  be carefull  and  make  a  backup to  your  home  directory   and  to your  repo files  /etc/zypp/repod.d/*

cp   -p  /etc/zypp/repod.d/* /home/user

Then  remove them the repositories

rm  -rf /etc/zypp/repod.d/*

2- Add  new   11.4 reposotries to this  directory  using the command :

zypper addrepo http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/11.4/repo/oss/ OS

 

2-Add  Non-OSS  repository using the command

zypper addrepo  http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/11.4/repo/non-oss/ non-OSS

3-add  the  Packman repositoy   for  extra  packages  and multimedia:

vi   /etc/zypp/repod.d/Packman.repo

and  add these lines :

[packman]
name=Packman repository (openSUSE_11.4)
enabled=1
autorefresh=0
baseurl=http://packman.inode.at/suse/openSUSE_11.4
type=rpm-md
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=http://packman.inode.at/suse/openSUSE_11.4/repodata/repomd.xml.key
keeppackages=0

save  and  exit

 

Now refresh and upgrade

zypper  refresh
zypper up

 

When upgrade is done, restart your computer.

 

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