To others, it’s one of the most power-user friendly Linux distributions on the market.
Regardless of why you are considering a move to the SUSE ecosystem (be it through SUSE or open SUSE), it’s best you know the tools of the trade before you make the leap.
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.
Updates are handled from within the same Ya ST2 sub-section (Software).
Within that sub-section, you will find an entry called Online Update.
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).
When the Ya ST2 entry appears, click it to fire up the tool.Click that icon and search hundreds of thousands of apps to install.With open SUSE, you won’t find that launcher so up front and center, but the tool is easy to locate and easy to use.Fortunately, as with the whole of the Linux landscape, package management is an incredibly user-friendly task ─ when you know what you’re looking for.Some distributions make the process of managing software incredibly easy. Front and center on the Launcher is the Ubuntu Software Center icon.