I downloaded the DVD installer, using “aria2c”. I then “burned” that to a USB. I then booted that USB to install on my main desktop.
This was a clean install. I kept the previous 42.1 on a separate disk area. That way I can boot either.
After installing, I was switching between 42.1 and 42.2. I needed to tweak the new install to suit my needs. And booting to 42.1 allowed me to get my work done. By Thursday, I had completed the switch, and I am now running 42.2.
For my other computers, I updated the already installed RC2 (release candidate 2) to the final version. For that, I plugged in the USB, and made sure that it was enabled as a repo. I then did
# zypper refresh # zypper dup