Linked by David Adams on Tue 20th Jul 2010 18:07 UTC, submitted by sjvn
SuSE, openSUSE Long time fans of openSUSE Linux and its commercial big brother, Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, will find a lot to like in this latest update.
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RE[6]: zypper
by vivainio on Thu 22nd Jul 2010 05:19 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: zypper"
vivainio
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If you get the error you have the deb already. It will be in /var/cache/apt/archives/packagename_version_arch.deb, so you can normally just say dpkg -i --force-depends /var/cache/apt/archives/packagename*deb since you are not likely to have more than one version (especially if you auto prune).


If the dependencies are failing, the package isn't downloaded to cache at all. Only errors in the packages themselves are solved by this approach.

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