released kepler should allow getting patches and changing suites from command line
You should be able to get patches and change suites from the command line with a released Kepler. See user question:
#1 Updated by jianwu jianwu about 8 years ago
User question link correction: http://lists.nceas.ucsb.edu/kepler/pipermail/kepler-users/2011-September/001961.html.