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I used to like the idea of a rolling release distribution, but now I have moved to a location where the ISP has datacaps and I don't want to be constantly installing updates.

I want to switch to Leap but don't want to reinstall everything and reconfigure my KDE.

As an alternative, if there's a way to export all my KDE settings that'd probably be good enough.

  • Is waiting for the next Leap release an option? – becko Mar 20 '16 at 12:30
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Off course!

First create backup of your repos

mv /etc/zypp/repos.d/*.repo %backup_dir%

now you clear your repo list, then you must add leap repos

zypper ar -f -c http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/leap/42.1/repo/oss/ repo-oss
zypper ar -f -c http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/leap/42.1/repo/non-oss/ repo-non-oss
zypper ar -f -c http://download.opensuse.org/update/leap/42.1/oss/ repo-update

... debug, source.. etc.. whatever you want.

Refresh your repos

zypper ref

And change distribution

zypper dup

Now you successfully switched to Leap

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You might be able to, but don't hold your breath. Tumbleweed, as you know, is rolling release. Leap is not, as it's based on enterprise-level versioned packages. So your package set is more than likely far newer than what leap has.

My suggestion is to save your home folder and get a list of things you already have installed and do it clean.

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