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How do I find a package that provides a given file in OpenSuSE?

I am thinking on some like Contents-<arch>.gz on debian. A network service were also okay. Does it exists? Simple elaboration: For example, we need a binary named exampletool, which we know ...
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ldd returns “not a dynamic executable” for a 64-bit ELF, even though objdump and readelf disagree

(This question is an indirect continuation of my previous question which has been solved.) Small summary of what I'm trying to do I've got a .so file named pin_sim.so for the architectural simulator ...
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nix package manager: perl warning: Setting locale failed

Whenever I run a command for the nix package manager (e.g. nix-channel --update) I get the following warning: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale ...
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Error while building snipersim: “relocation R_X86_64_32S against `.rodata.str1.1' can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC”

I know that snipersim isn't a very typical "project" but this is more a linux/linking problem than anything else, so I think it goes here. I have also contacted the developers, but have yet to receive ...
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Keep home folder from OpenSuse 12 to Leap

I currently run OpenSuse 12.3 (Dartmouth) and since it is no longer supported I would like to perform a clean install for latest OpenSuse Leap and keep my existing files inside home folder. I have a ...
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How to clear external monitor settings (Crash when connecting a laptop to an external monitor)

After some updates, I get an error when connecting to an external monitor. OS: OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 Kernel: 4.1.12 The first time I connect, it will just display on the external monitor, but not on ...
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Automatically start a script while booting on OpenSuse 11

I need the following sample script to run when OpenSuSe 11 is booting: #!/bin/sh i=0; while true; do "SOME COMMAND FOR SAVING i TO ANOTHER PLACE" &> /dev/null i=$((i+1)) sleep 1 ...
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Differences between zypper up and zypper dup

I know that zypper up updates the current installed packages and zypper dup is supposed to upgrade the whole system to a new version. But from a technical point of view, what are the differences ...
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Reason for rc<boot_facility> named symbolic links in OpenSUSE

OpenSUSE 11.4 has rc<boot_facility> named symbolic links in /usr/bin/, /usr/sbin/ and /sbin/ directories: # find / -type l -iname "rc*" /etc/rc.d /usr/bin/rcs2log /usr/sbin/rcmysql ...
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zypper search also show options for “application” together with “package” and “srcpackage”. Can i install that “application”.If yes how ?

I just upgraded my system to opensuse tumbleweed. Zypper search shows Application option also together with package and srcpackage . How to install that application Atif-UG1-2002:~ # zypper se scite ...
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Is it safe to delete unused Linux kernels?

I don't want to use the 4.2.5-x kernel, I can't even boot with the proprietary Nvidia drivers. 3.16.7-24 kernel works fine. Is it safe to remove all 4.2.5-x kernels and how to do so? openSUSE ...
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While upgrading from opensuse 13.1 to tumbleweed I am getting this error?

While upgrading to tumbleweed i am getting this error . nothing provides kernel-pv-devel = 4.2.4-1 needed by kernel-syms-4.2.4-1.2.i586 . What to do ? Problem: nothing provides kernel-pv-devel ...
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How to list installed files from a package in terminal?

How can I use zypper to list the locations of installed files for a given package?
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what is the csd-printer process?

I have openSUSE 13.2. I see csd-printer in ps -e command output. What is this, and how can I delete it, if it's not necessary?
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How to install exactly the same packages on another computer in openSUSE?

Another computer can be as well virtual machine. I cannot make disk clone because of hardware differences and settings. I have computer A, installed and running, I also have computer B. I will ...
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Grub2 keyboard layout when decrypting partition

According to the OpenSUSE 12.3 documentation the only keyboard layout which can be used during a Grub2 boot is the "US keyboard layout". Is there really no way to change the keyboard layout used when ...
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How can I run a command on all clients at a time from the server that all are connected to NIS & NFS server?

Here is an overview of my NIS and NFS configured network. 1 NIS server, 1 NFS server, 50 NIS & NFS clients. OpenSUSE 13.2 I need to run a command on all clients from a server machine. ...
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Writing openSUSE image to SD card

I am releatively new to linux and I have assembled a raspberry PI 2 model B and I'm relavively unexperience with linux. I have tinkered in the past with SUSE and want to start doing it again. I have ...
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How to get 60 day SLES activation code. SOLUTION: you can get it just from SLES 12 to 11sp4

How to get activate code by Novell Customer Center? Trying to get a subscription to update from the official SLES repository. I can't understand: how could I get the activation code by email? ...
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Is the running Xen Suse OS just Dom0?

When I select "Xen" option during Suse boot which has installed "Xen" tools: Is the running OS just Dom0?
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Npm throws error [Opensuse Tumbleweed]

I tried installing node.js on openSUSE Tumbleweed, but when I try to run npm install I get an error: openssl fips failed: error:2D06C06E:FIPS routines:FIPS_module_mode_set:fingerprint does not match ...
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How can I download a package and its dependencies for OpenSUSE on windows?

Somehow I have a computer using OpenSUSE without internet connection. I want to download some packages and their dependencies on windows and install them in OpenSUSE. Is it possible to do so?
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OpenSuse 13.2 mysql-workbench refuses to start

After running an zypper up mysql-workbench is broken. I get this error when trying to start it from CLI /usr/lib64/mysql-workbench/mysql-workbench-bin: symbol lookup error: ...
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openSUSE 12.3 (64-bit) LiveCD/LiveUSB won't work (MacBook7,1)

I wanted to try a live openSUSE 12.3 (64-bit) system on my MacBook 7,1, however: When I do it with a LiveUSB created with UNetbootin, it's not recognized as bootable When I do it with a LiveCD ...
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OpenSuse minimal server doesn't boot after restart

I am trying to configure a remote server running OpenSuse 13.2 x64 minimal and I believe I have messed something up since the server will not boot anymore after issuing shutdown -r now. Since I only ...
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How to solve the problem of ntp “Unable to contact time server” from KDE?

I want to set date and time automatically but this error appears when I try to .. I'm using openSUSE, I tried different servers but it didn't work either, help please! It doesn't seem to be a ...
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How to install src package in Suse?

I use zypper si command to install source package in Suse: localhost:/dev/disk/by-id # zypper si zlib Reading installed packages... Loading repository data... Resolving package dependencies... The ...
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openSuSe 13.2 Plasma 5 Wacom GUI (kcm_tablet)?

I use openSuSe 13.2, KDE4 and kcm_tablet for Wacom gui. I tried switching to Plasma 5 but kcm_tablet stopped recognizing Wacom daemon. Is there any way to make kcm_tablet (or any other Wacom gui) ...
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KDE graphics broken in OpenSuse 13.2

KDE graphics broken when open menus of native apps (dolphin, terminal, right button menu...) OpenSuse 13.2 Utils info: OpenSuse 13.2, 8GB memory, i7 Intel echo $DESKTOP_SESSION ...
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btrfs balance fails due to enospc error

[taken over from stackoverflow since I figured that was probably the wrong place] I am currently testing btrfs as a possible replacement for my NAS running ZFS. I created 4 devices, 20GB each, and ...
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conky config issue with wheight

I copied this config https://www.gefoo.org/simple-conky-configuration-plainconky.html and I know it worked out just fine when i start testing it.But suddenly I can't see it full. And I do not make any ...
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openSUSE 11.4 doesn't wake up from suspend to ram, sometimes doesn't logout

I have openSUSE 11.4 on a vaio S series laptop, using KDE, and it is nearly up-to-date. Everything was fine but after an update (whose details I can't remember), these problems appeared: Nearly ...
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Reload network settings from ifcfg-* files in openSUSE 13.2

An application I'm working on writes the network settings by updating the /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-* files. Unfortunately these settings are not reloaded because every time I do ifconfig there is ...
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Which libraries are needed tom compile vim with gui (gvim) on OpenSUSE?

I have been trying to compile vim with a GUI interface (gvim) on OpenSUSE 13.1 for a while now. I thought all the required libraries were installed, but apparently not. These are the relevant lines ...
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How to remove secureboot entry from bios boot menu?

I accidentally booted an opensuse usb in uefi mode and proceeded to install. Since then, I have been stuck with a secure boot entry in my bios boot options. How do I remove it?
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Eclipse not executable

I have just downloaded the Android SDK for Linux. I am running OpenSuse 12.3. When I try to run Eclipse, there is an error that says that there is no program to run executable files. So, I use the ...
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Wifi card works in Ubuntu but not in openSUSE 13.2

I recently installed openSUSE 13.2 and inserted my Wi-Fi internet data card, and it is not being detected. The card usually gets detected and connects me to the Internet automatically in Ubuntu. ...
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opensuse 13.2 installation

I have 1 tb hard disk in that I have installed windows 8.1 which occupies 2 partition windows/system reserved then I have 1 NTFS partition for my data and 1 extended partition in which I have ...
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Xpcom load error on Opensuse 13.1 machine

When i am trying to launch the browser , i am getting XPCOM load error. Double clicking the browser doesn't do anything. Not sure , if i need to update or install the drivers on my machine. I tried ...
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Bluetooth on at startup in openSUSE

I just installed openSUSE (dual boot with Windows) on my thinkpad T420 and after the install for some strange reason my Bluetooth is on when I turn on my computer. Both in Windows and openSUSE my ...
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OpenSUSE: Find all Packages without a repository

I just upgraded to OpenSUSE 12.2 from OpenSUSE 12.1 by changing all of my repositories to target 12.2 (instead of 12.1). Now that I've upgraded, I've found a bunch of packages that have no ...
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Left-Click not working in OpenSUSE

I just installed OpenSUSE on a dual boot setup with Windows, and it works absolutely perfectly. All devices work out of the box, except for the touchpad. Left-Clicking doesn't work but tapping does. I ...
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Protective master boot record boot flag - GPT

On an HP Elitebook 8760w, the BIOS does not support GPT well and I have found that it does not like GPT formatted boot disks which is default for many *nix platform installers. FreeBSD and OpenSuse ...
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custom maximised windows-size in opensuse 13.2 (KDE)

Is there a way to maximise a window in openSUSE (KDE) to a custom size? There are obviously ways to fully maximise, or use a full quarter or half of a screen quickly. What I'd like however is using ...
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How to run 32bit executable on OpenSUSE 12.3 64bit?

I am using OpenSUSE 12.3 64bit and have installed 32bit runtime environment from here. But when I enter command ./abc which is a 32bit executable, it said "No such file or directory". What should I ...
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Mounting a btrfs image file

I am trying to perform a recovery operation on a btrfs image file that I have extracted using # dd if=/dev/sda1 of=/mnt/sda1.img The file seems to be properly extracted: $ file sda1.img sda1.img: ...
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GRUB Boot Loader set timeout=0, how to get the boot menu?

I run GRUB Boot-loader with open SUSE 13.2. I set timeout=0 at Boot-loader Options tab and Default Boot Section='Windows 7***'. From then on, I couldn't see the GRUB menu to select which OS I want ...
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OpenSuse installer crashes on Dell XPS13

I'm trying to run the installer on my new Dell XPS13. I had an old version of this computer for years and it worked excellent, however, now with the new hardware I see there are a lot of issues. I ...
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Adding a new disk to an exsting partition in linux

I have a sda on my opensuse and want to add a new disk to have more space on it. After adding the disk I have created a partition lets name it sdb. Mr sda has 6 partition and I ant to sdb to 6th ...
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NIS client is not able to change password using yppasswd?

NIS Server - OpenSuse 12.1 NIS Clients - OpenSuse 13.2 At NIS Client: nisuser@opensuse13.2:~> yppasswd yppasswd is deprecated, use /usr/bin/passwd instead Changing password for nisuser. Old ...