Rollback a package installation under openSUSE

Even if the 99,9% of times all the applications released through the official repositories are reliable and perfectly working, sometime a buggy package might get installed on our systems after an update. With a few steps we can rollback to the previous version taking advantage of the feature made available by package managers and repositories.

openSUSE 15.0 to 15.1 Upgrade notes

In a previous article I shown how to upgrade a distro using zypper, but after the first reboot some issue might always happen, that’s why I collected all the changes and the tweaks I applied to switch from openSUSE 15.0 to 15.1.

openSUSE 42.3 to 15.0 Upgrade notes

In a previous article I shown how to upgrade a distro using zypper, but after the first reboot some issue might always happen, that’s why I collected all the changes and the tweaks I applied switching from openSUSE 42.3 to 15.0.

Upgrading openSUSE with zypper

With no doubt, an installation from scratch allows getting rid off of all misconfigurations, packages installed once and never used, and broken or unneeded dependencies that most of the times we accumulate from time to time while playing new applications or system settings, upgrading openSUSE Leap through zypper instead, might perform enough well and, at the same time, avoid us the standard, several, boring configuration steps, in order to save precious time.