Zypper is the native command line interface of the ZYpp package manager for installing, removing, updating and querying software packages of local or remote (networked) media.

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How to add this repo to yast in openSUSE?

Following these instructions I'm trying to build the sync client for owncloud. Since building the client installer for Windows is only officially supported on openSUSE I installed openSUSE in ...
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How does zypper carry out whatprovides (wp) queries?

A kind soul pointed out to me here that yum uses sqlite databases for it's whatprovides queries. I was looking for a similar alternative for SuSE and got to know about Zypper. However I wasn't able to ...
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Zypper: How to list installed packages that are not in a repo

In a system using Zypper for package management (openSuse, in my case) how can one get a list of all installed packages that are not associated with a currently enabled repository? Real problem: When ...
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Broken dependencies when upgrading SLES 11.3 to 11.4

I'm trying to upgrade SLES 11.3 to 11.4 with zypper using the following instructions: https://www.suse.com/documentation/sles11/book_sle_deployment/data/sec_update_sle11sp3.html After launching the ...
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How to determine OpenSUSE package maintainer?

According to the Zypper Cheat Sheet, we can use zypper info to get package information. Unfortunately, I am not getting results back when using it: > zypper info cryptopp Loading repository ...
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Reinstall KDE from scratch on OpenSUSE

I have installed KDE 5 a while ago after KDE 4. It just broke. So, I am tired of trying to fix the situation here, and I just want to start over from scratch. What I want to do is: Uninstall All Qt ...
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zypper: How to list different available versions of a package?

I want to get a list of all available versions of a package, the same list that you can see in Yast, but using zypper. OpenSuse 13.1, zypper 1.9.16
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Zypper on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install packages using zypper but Amazon server that runs Ubuntu seems not to have zypper installed. How can I install zypper? code: zypper install git gcc gcc-c++ error: > ...
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zypper always install devel packages

Is there an option to force zypper to always install the ${PKG}-devel packages to the packages I install via zypper in $PKG, maybe in a config or cmd? I did not see any but would love to be able to ...
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zypper always going to background. How to restore stdin?

I'm upgrading 11.4 to 12.1. What's annoying in zypper dup is that after about a minute it goes background. Output to console is still active, but I lose the ability to do stdin. A message appears ...
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Can't update opensuse from 11.4 to 12.1 because of lack of space in /var

I'm trying to update opensuse from 11.4 to 12.1. Needable size of download is more than 1.0 GB, but my filesystem /var is precisely 1.0 GB, that's why zypper stops while downloading .rpm packages ...
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Am I using 'zypper' correctly?

I'm a relatively new OpenSuse user, coming from several years with Ubuntu. In Ubuntu, the update manager would pop up every now and then and let me know when I had stuff to install. If I manually ...
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OpenSuse zypper is slow on startup

Whenever I open the terminal to install something from the repositories, it takes like 1 minute to 'build' them and all that junk. I recently switched from Ubuntu and apt never had this issue. What ...