Mittwoch, 16. November 2011

OpenSuse 12.1 PREvisited [UPDATE]

The 12.1 release of OpenSuse is very close . Close enough to upgrade one of my development systems i guess and take a closer look on what comes around, here it goes


[Less than 17 hours away, so its time for the final PREvisit]


The general:


Linux johe 3.1.0-1.2-desktop #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Nov 3 14:45:45 UTC 2011 (187dde0) x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


First one of my favourits, the



  • PostgreSQL database will be available in Version: 9.1.1-3.1.4

  • Apache will be in Version:2.2.21-3.2.2

  • php in Version: 5.3.8-4.2.1

  • perl in Version: 5.14.2-1.9

  • python in Version: 2.7.2-7.1.3

  • gcc has Version: 4.6-15.1.3

  • mariaDB in Version: 5.2.9-2.2.1

  • postfix comes around in Version: 2.8.5-3.2.1


So, a short tour guide for your flight
if you wanne upgrade to the factory, its just an easy step



  1. open yast on the console
    you will find "Software Repositories" in the menu "Software"

  2. Just disable all 11.4 repos
    and add a two new URLs
    http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/121/repo/oss
    and
    http://download.opensuse.org/update/12.1/

  3. Save all
    zypper up and zypper dup via console