Newbies corner – A Graphical frontend tool for Linux Package Manager

5) YaST frontend tool for Zypper

YaST stand for Yet another Setup Tool is the graphical frontend tool of Zypper packages manager for openSUSE & SUSE Enterprise Linux. YaST is tools that provides a consistent method of installing, upgrading and removing software on your system.

5a) Install YaST on openSUSE & SUSE

YaST is available in distribution official repository, so we can easily install by running below commend on terminal.

[openSUSE & SUSE]
$ sudo zypper in yast2

5b) Usage of YaST

Some basic usage.

  • Navigate to Menu and search yast then launch it. To install/remove software click Software Management
  • To Add/Remove Repository click Configuration >> Repositories >> Add
  • Right click package to install/reinstall or remove it.


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