OpenSUSE 13.2 Has Been Released. How To Upgrade From OpenSUSE 13.1 To OpenSUSE 13.2

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, OpenSUSE 13.2 has been recently released, using KDE 4.14 as the default desktop environment and providing spins using GNOME 3.14, KDE Plasma 5.1, LXDE 0.55, MATE, XFCE 4.10 and Enlightenment E19 (0.19.0).

Also worth mentioning, OpenSUSE 13.2 uses BTRFS as the default file system, brings a BTRFS snapshot tool called Snapper and the installer has received an enhanced interface.

OpenSUSE 13.2 Has Been Released. How To Upgrade From OpenSUSE 13.1 To OpenSUSE 13.2

In this article I will show you how to upgrade from OpenSUSE 13.1 to OpenSUSE 13.2, via the command-line interface.

Follow the below instructions exactly, in order to get a smooth upgrade process.

Add the upgrade repository (if the repo already exists and it’s enabled, nothing will happen):

$ sudo zypper addrepo --check --name 'openSUSE-13.1-Update' http://download.opensuse.org/update/13.1/ repo-update

Update the repository list:

$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper update

Disable all the repositories and add only the default repos of OpenSUSE 13.2:

$ sudo zypper modifyrepo --all --disable
$ zypper addrepo --name "openSUSE-13.2 OSS" http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/13.2/repo/oss/  repo-13.2-oss
$ zypper addrepo --name "openSUSE-13.2 Non-OSS" http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/13.2/repo/non-oss/ repo-13.1-non-oss
$ zypper addrepo --name "openSUSE-13.2 Updates" http://download.opensuse.org/update/13.2/ repo-13.2-update

Update the repository list again and perform the system upgrade:

$ zypper ref
$ zypper dup

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One comment on “OpenSUSE 13.2 Has Been Released. How To Upgrade From OpenSUSE 13.1 To OpenSUSE 13.2
  1. alphad says:

    I’ve tried it succesfully , thanks

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