The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 13.2 (GNOME) - Page 2

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  1. 6 Configure Online Software Repositories

You should find the following situation ([x] marks an application that is already installed, where [ ] is an application that is missing):

[x] Gimp
[ ] F-Spot

[x] Firefox
[ ] Chromium
[ ] Flash Player
[ ] FileZilla
[ ] Thunderbird
[x] Evolution
[x] Transmission BitTorrent Client
[x] Empathy
[ ] Google Earth
[ ] Xchat IRC

[x] LibreOffice Writer
[x] LibreOffice Calc
[x] GnuCash
[ ] Scribus

Sound & Video:
[ ] Amarok
[ ] Audacity
[ ] Banshee
[ ] MPlayer
[x] Rhythmbox Music Player
[ ] gtkPod
[ ] XMMS
[ ] dvd::rip
[ ] Sound Juicer CD Extractor
[ ] VLC Media Player
[ ] Helix Player
[x] Totem
[ ] Xine
[x] Brasero
[ ] K3B
[ ] Multimedia-Codecs

[ ] Bluefish

[ ] VirtualBox
[ ] TrueType Fonts
[ ] Java
[x] Read/Write Support for NTFS Partitions

So some applications are already on the system. NTFS read-/write support is enabled by default on OpenSUSE 13.2.


6 Configure Online Software Repositories

Now we configure the online software repositories that our OpenSUSE 13.2 system will use to install further software. Go to Activities > Applications > YaST:

You will have to type in the root password. In YaST, select Software Repositories:

The Configured Software Repositories window opens. Click on the Add button:

Select Community Repositories:

You will get a list of predefined online repositories. Select them all to make sure your system can install all available OpenSUSE 13.2 packages if they are needed. Click on OK afterwards:

Now the lists of available packages are being downloaded from the repositories. It's possible that your system doesn't know the publickeys of all repositories, so if you see a message like this, you can click on the Trust button:

You might as well have to accept a few licenses. Afterwards, close YaST and open a terminal to install a few more repositories. Log in as root with:


Enter your password and use the following commands to add the needed repositories:

zypper ar -f libdvdcss
zypper ar -f

Update the repositories with

zypper ref


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