In the process you might also learn how to install an application or two.
There is one thing to understand about updating Linux: Not every distribution handles this process in the same fashion.
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).
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Let’s dive into the world of package management with open SUSE, from the GUI perspective.
Kernels can be found for instance at Accordingly, newer or older versions can be found at the respective paths (e.g. Kernels for other architectures (PPC, IA64, etc.) can be found at the main path of the corresponding architecture.
Please note that depending on the hardware you use, you might not require the standard kernel but a different one (such as k_smp instead of k_deflt when using an SMP board).
So it is always best to understand those systems in order to be able to properly use those system.
Within the confines of this article you will learn how to keep your Linux system up to date.
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