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How to install Subversion on SuSE Linux?

Feb
04

I've had a chance to install Subversion on Windows machines in the past, but this is my first try on SuSE Linux. The process is pretty straight forward, and it's fairly easy to follow. Here is the run down summary of how to get started.

1. Use Zypper to install the following modules:

# zypper install subversion subversion-tools apache2

2. Once you have required software modules, installed browse the following README file to setup your subversion repositories.

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How to install mod_php5 on SuSE 11.1?

Feb
04

Installing apache2, php5 and mod_php5 shouldn't be too hard, but it took me nearly 2 hours trying to get this installed on SuSE v11.1. The later SuSE 11.4 works just fine by installing the required modules with zypper, but the SuSE 11.1 wouldn't work right out of the box.

Here are the steps required to get the mod_php5 to work on SuSE 11.1. The v11.1 installs php5-5.2.6 where v11.4 installs php5-5.3.5. We had to downgrade the php due to package dependency issues.

1. Add official OpenSuSE repository

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SuSE package manager, zypper

Feb
04

I have recently acquainted with SuSE linux, and I looked for package manager that I can use to manage software packages. I've started out with yast, but it wasn't very good at providing resolutions to dependency problems. Someone recommended zypper over yast and yast2, so here I am sharing my experience with zypper.

What is Zypper?

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