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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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: 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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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 ...