Now we get into something that may be a bit more challenging to newcomers. Software repositories are simply online locations that house packages for installation.The open SUSE platform has its own, official, repositories and many other applications have their own.There are so many reasons why you might be considering the migration to SUSE or open SUSE.For some, it’s the logical step to integrating Linux into a business environment (SUSE paid support is phenomenal and the open SUSE community is always at the ready to help).Click that and Ya ST2 will check for available updates.When the check is complete, you will be presented with a full listing of what is available (Figure 4).By default, all available upgrades will be selected for processing.
After giving this a read, you should be able to easily install software, update your machine, and even add repositories (so you can install third-party applications).
The easiest way to get to Ya ST2 is to open up the KDE “K” menu and type “yast” in the search field (Figure 1).
When the Ya ST2 entry appears, click it to fire up the tool.
One outstanding element of the SUSE-verse, is they centralize the vast majority of their system management into a single tool called Ya ST2 (Yet Another Setup Tool).
From within Ya ST2 you can do a great many things ─ one of which is manage the software on your system.