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Broken OpenSuse Tumbleweed

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 20:30:49 -0400

If you're using Opensuse Tumbleweed, particularly with KDE, you will be seeing
lots of problems when you try to resolve - warnings about kdebase4 not being
available in the correct version.

Do not update.  Wait.  This is a known problem and I assume it will be fixed
in a few days.

There is a discussion here -
http://forums.opensuse.org/english/get-technical-help-here/tumbleweed/463218-update-issues-nothing-provides-kdebase4-runtime-4-6-95-a.html
- but the best descripton of the underlying issue is here -
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-factory/2011-07/msg00384.html

Andrew

Tumbleweed Back Working Now

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 21:19:20 -0400

I needed to manually change the version of kdebase4-session, but that was the
only package still in a strange state.

So, in more detail: I updated all packages with a newer version available, but
the consistency checker complained about kdebase4-session.  So I cancelled the
check popup, went to that package, and manually selected the other version
available from tubelweed's repo.  That fixed the conflict and the new packages
installed fine.

Andrew

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