Install GNOME:Ayatana repository
Warning: Before you proceed note that the Ayatana project is still experimental in all other distributions then Ubuntu and Ubuntu based, doing this might lead to an unusable system!!!
The GNOME:Ayatana repository and requires higher priority over the standard openSUSE repositories. Since we're replacing some of the core components of openSUSE (like gtk3, gnome-session) the priority is important.
The first thing we need to accomplish is to install the GNOME:Ayatana repository, this is achived by running the following command (as root):
zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/Ayatana:/12.1/openSUSE_12.1/GNOME:Ayatana:12.1.repo
followed by a repository refresh (which will prompt your to accept the key, make sure you do):
At this stage the GNOME:Ayatana repository is installed but before we isntall the software it's required to give it higher priority over the openSUSE default repos (default priority is 99), this is done by performing the following command:
zypper mr -p 20 -r GNOME:Ayatana:12.1
Finally we need to perform a distribution upgrade to merge GNOME:Ayatana core components with your openSUSE installation. This is done through the (in)famous:
The only thing you are required to do now is to install one of the components provided by this repository using one of the 1-Click Installer links provided on the next topic!
Enjoy Ayatana on openSUSE!
GNOME:Ayatana 1-Click Installers