By: smflood

October 17, 2016 8:48 am


Forecast for SUSECON is cloudy with a chance of stress balls!

With three weeks to go until SUSECON 2016 takes place we already know that there will be lots of cloud-related sessions available to attend – currently the session catalog lists 39 sessions you can add to your schedule. At over 25% of all sessions it is clear that clouds will feature in our future IT […]

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By: smflood

April 11, 2013 10:21 am


zypper equivalent of "rug history" command

Do you remember the “rug history” command that you could use to list (and search through) previously installed packages?

With rug you could use the “rug history” command to list previously installed packages but strangely this command is missing from zypper.

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By: smflood

November 10, 2009 1:18 pm


How to Add Additional Perl Modules to Your Linux Installation

Do you need to use Perl modules, other than the ones that are easily installed via YaST?

Rather than download the relevant archive file for a particular Perl module, extracting the contents, then manually making and installing the module, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way of automating that process and tracking module updates?

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