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openSUSE 11.1 Reference Guide
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4.0 1-Click Install

It is also possible to install software packages from within a Web browser without subscribing to a repository first. For example, you can search in the openSUSE Build Service for software you want to install. This procedure is part of the Package Search and is called 1-Click Install.

  1. Start the openSUSE Build Service at https://software.opensuse.org/search.

  2. Search for a package you want to install, for example, the OpenStreetMap editor josm, and select your system version, such as openSUSE 11.1 or SLE_11, from the drop-down menu.

  3. Click Search.

  4. From the result list select the preferred item by clicking the 1-Click Install button.

  5. In the Web browser's download dialog, select the YaST Meta Package Handler.

  6. In the Additional Software Repositories dialog choose the repository settings. If you are interested in updates, keep Remain Subscribed to These Repositories after Installation activated. Otherwise, uncheck this option.

    If you remain subscribed to these repositories, other package management tools, such as YaST or zypper can install or update software from it. Click Next when finished.

  7. Confirm the next dialogs,Software to be Installed and Proposal, with Next. Study any warning carefully.

  8. Enter the root password, if you actually want to install the selected software components. Several progress pop-ups appear. After reading the Installation was successful message, click Finish.

HINT: Disabling 1-Click Install Feature

If you want to disable the 1-Click install feature, uninstall the yast2-metapackage-handler package using YaST or entering the following command as root:

rpm -e yast2-metapackage-handler
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