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  1. #1

    YaST problems!!!


    Alright, I have a problem. I used an online tutorial to set up the updates on my computer though YaST. Now that it was updated, I can't seem to get anything in yast to work! I click on any button, and it thinks for about 2 or 3 seconds, then it stops thinking and jsut does nothing. Someone help, please!

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    Linux Guru bryansmith's Avatar
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    Any error messages? What did you update when you went through YOU?

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  3. #3
    I selected the zzz all option, then right clicked the package list and selected update all if available, or something like that. And no, no error message.

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    If you go to;
    yast>software>change source of installation
    what is set to be active?
    WARNING: I may be telling you more than I know !

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    I can't check, none of the links in yast work.

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    do you get any errors when trying to launch yast from the command line?
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    How do I do that?

  9. #8
    Alt + F2 >yast>options>run as root
    If this doesn't work
    Open a terminal. Type 'su'. Type in your root password. Type 'yast'.
    If nothing happens try 'yast2'
    WARNING: I may be telling you more than I know !

  10. #9
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    same type problem

    Various things in Yast just have ceased to work. Errors upon start-up include

    no namespace
    import 'encoding' failed
    no language package
    import 'language' failed
    etc.

    Any suggestion would be appreciated.

  11. #10
    SUGGESTION:

    Boot from your SuSE source disk #1 and do a "system repair"...

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