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How to force systemd enter in emergency mode?

I'm using Opensuse 12.3. systemd-195-13.45.1.x86_64 After few problems when I added a disc at btrfs mount I'm trying put my system in emergency mode (which I consider all services will be stopped and ...
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why has /dev/dsp vanished from SUSE

I used to test my sound settings with the command dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/dsp This will play random sound over your default sound device (using OSS). I am using SUSE Linux. Now in the newer ...
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Any packages for download management (some thing like DAP 4 W$ ) in opensuse-Gnome?

I'm looking for a package that can manage my internet downloads. Especially to expedite the download process.
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Open Source OS alternative for Windows Server 2003 [closed]

I know this is not a forum to ask for suggestions like this, but i am desperately looking for solution on the problem. Problem I am using Windows server 2003 SE. And as heard Microsoft will not ...
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How to make grub work again after drive reassignment?

My config: opensuse 11.4, boot partition at pendrive and hard drives with partitions sda1, sda2, sdb1. Today I changed chassis for my computer, and by mistake I attached second drive to SATA 3 ...
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Linux workstation monitoring tools

I am currently working in a company that runs Linux (openSUSE 12.1) on the workstations (about 200 computers). I am looking for a tool or methods that could allow me to monitor them remotely, upgrade ...
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How to make GTK application use the theme options configured in the GNOME Tweak Tool (and not the KDE's GTK configuration) when I'm under GNOME?

I'm using openSUSE 13.1 initially installed as a KDE4 Desktop environment (it's the default corporate install at my work). Now I would like to use the GNOME desktop. So, I installed GNOME 3.10 with ...
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How to view the read and write from the application

I won't sudo the application I am using, as I do not trust it. But it is still able to read and write to the files in the /home/{username} when I run it. How can I see what files the application is ...
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Opensuse 11.4 very slow on 8 GB RAM i5 processor

EDIT : This is when top is run with "M" . Snapshot when Eclipse starts ( using "iotop") Snapshot when Eclipse building workspace After Eclipse has done its thing Its as slow as before ...
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How to block all the network traffic from my running user [duplicate]

How to block all the network traffic from one user? But other users are alive to the network that the blocked user is able to connect to other users who have the permission to the internet.
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Restrict particular applications from accessing certain files

Normally the private files stored in the home directory of a user can be accessed by applications running with the effective UID of the user. How can I restrict a particular application from accessing ...
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Why OpenSuse (ver.13) does no install a lot of basic softwares for development

Why OpenSuse (ver.13) does no install a lot of basic softwares for development. But their GUI and widget softwares are all over the place. For example, there is no gcc installed. there is no make ...
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How to control the permission of an application [closed]

I don't want the application have the permission to read some files that is my personal information, can I do it by setting the permission? I hear that AppArmor, is it easy to use? How to get it in ...
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Why's my Evolution setup screen blank?

Trying to run Evolution on openSuSE 12.1 without success. It starts up (eventually, super slow even on this pretty beefy box) and gives me a window with "Evolution Setup Assistant" on the title bar ...
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Why is Mono 3.x available specifically for OpenSuse and not other Linux (like Ubuntu)

The Mono download page has a download for OpenSuse but not any other version of Linux. Why is that, is OpenSuse better suited for Mono for some reason than say Ubuntu? We're developing on Macs using ...
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DIY: how to make double-layer install DVD?

Facts: online repo (official) is more than 20GB -- I have access to it downloadable DVD is for single layer disks -- I have access to it boxed openSUSE DVD is double layer -- I do NOT have access ...
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How to perform off-line live upgrade?

openSUSE supports for some time online live upgrade. However I see two issues here: minor -- I already have DVD downloaded and burned major -- until now my eth0 card is not oficially supported, so ...
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Fix sound stuttering from snd-hda-intel

When I play mp3s on my openSUSE 12.3 (x586) Compal JFL92 laptop with codec Realtek ALC268 and sound driver snd-hda-intel the sound will skip forward and backwards a few times every minute at random ...
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Visually-transparent & Input-transparent Windows

I'm a Java programmer who's rather new to Linux. I'm on Suse / Gnome and I need to create a window which: Is visually translucent/transparent. This is the usual alpha blending that composes a ...
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play quicktime from browser

When I try to play a quicktime trailer from http://trailers.apple.com/ my OpenSUSE 12.1 system freezes. This can sometimes be so extreme that I have to force shutdown the machine. Is it somehow ...
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Configure dwm to automatically open applications

I've just got dwm configured to my liking in terms of colors and tags. I'm just looking for one more thing: the ability to have certain applications automatically start with dwm on certain tags. For ...
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How can I copy/paste data to and from the Windows clipboard to an OpenSuse clipboard using VNC?

I am connecting to a remote OpenSuse computer using VNC from Windows. On other Linuces that I've used over VNC, I can copy text between the remote machine and the local Windows machine using the ...
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PCI pass through of Matrox G450 eTV video adapter to Win2K guest opsys on openSUSE 13.1rc2

I'm having trouble with my Win2K guest VM recognizing the Matrox G450 eTV video adapter such that the video driver install fails. Any ideas?
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Windows and Linux [closed]

I am already using Linux, and really did not want to switch to windows, but as fate would have it, i need Windows for my office work. I have been working on OpenSuSE for almost 2 years and it has ...
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Headset not working in OpenSUSE

When I plugin my headset into my computer, running OpenSUSE, I do not get any audio. The regular speakers work fine. The reason this is happening, I think, is because it still tries to output through ...
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How to install a2dissite and a2ensite on openSUSE 11.3?

I don't have the a2dissite and a2ensite commands on my openSUSE 11.3 webserver. How can I add them? I didn't find these commands with YAST. Maybe, because there are no openSUSE 11.3 repositories ...
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Yast2 is downgrading external packages

I've downloaded and installed the latest packages of mono from their page.(version 3.2) But after installing some other packages using Yast2, Yast2 downgraded all the mono packages to the version that ...
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Installing mono on open suse

I'm trying to install mono on my open suse linux. I downloaded the latest rpm packages from the mono page and tried to install the mono-core package with the --test attribute rpm -ivh --test ...
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openSUSE catalyst driver

I recently installed openSUSE and I'm trying to get my radeon HD 7xxx running ok with drivers but I haven't been unable to do that. This is my output after trying to install the driver I downloaded ...
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Install OpenSUSE 12.3 on a Virtual Machine

I am trying to install OpenSUSE 12.3 onto a (VirtualBox, on Windows) virtual machine. I have tried both the Net Install (-NET) and LiveCD (Gnome) installs. The installations proceed almost to ...
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amazon cg1 instance does not include nvcc

I am using Amazon CG instance to run cuda on nvidia GPUs. It seeems that this is running Linus Suse instance and doesn't have nvcc. Shouldn't it have nvcc already? If not, how can I install it. I ...
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Messages from syslogd, what do they mean and what do I do?

Recently, these messages started popping up straight into my prompt when I'm connected to the OpenSUSE system in question via PuTTY: Message from syslogd@host at Aug 5 11:04:03 ... kernel:[ ...
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Different version of Python cannot find modules

In my Suse system I have these 2 versions of Python: # which python2.6 # /usr/bin/python2.6 # which python2.4 # /usr/local/bin/python2.4 2.6 is the system one, and 2.4 was compiled by me. If I ...
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linux + cant run dialog utility + got errors

Problem is as follows: Linux kernel: 3.0.13-0.27-default #1 SMP I’ve installed “dialog” utility ( /usr/bin/dialog ) just copied bin file to /usr/bin When I have tried to run it, error message ...
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netcdf installation and usr/local… folders

I need to install netcdf on a SuSE Linux machine but I am having a few problems understanding the usr/local/ folders and my the myusername/local/ folders. What I think I need to do is go into the ...
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Library mismatch OpenSUSE 12.3 - totally borked, update gone bad

My workstation at work is OpenSUSE 12.3 KDE. I added the pacman repository to update SVN from 1.7.11 to 1.8.?. Later, I ran zypper update which updates all libraries to the latest "stable" build. Well ...
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Permission issue on OpenSuSe 12.3

When running openSUSE 12.3, the updater pops up with mysql/mariadb updates available. Being a trusting person, I always update whenever any update is offered. I have spent the day regretting this ...
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Where is my /etc/init.d/skeleton on OpenSuse 12.3?

On a fresh install of OpenSuse 12.3, I want to "daemonize" a program. And, on all examples found on Internet, I see I have to create first a /etc/init.d/myscript based on the /etc/init.d/skeleton... ...
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Adding supllimentary group so that user can have access

I am using opensuse. I have created a directory projects under /srv and set its permissions to 770 and chown -R wwwrun:developer /srv/projects/ I have used usermod -a -G developer username but I ...
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How can I get Apache2 in OpenSUSE to map /srv/www/htdocs/index.php to localhost?

If the document root for Apache in OpenSUSE is /srv/www/htdocs and that folder only contains my website with its own index.php file, entering "localhost" in a browser should take you to the homepage. ...
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Get application to show up in start search on openSUSE

I just switched my development environment to openSUSE so I can get more experience with Linux systems. I'm attempting to replicate the 'spotlight' feature on Mac OSX. I've edited the application ...
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Plymouth keeps quitting

I'm setting up a customised single-purpose Linux image. It's based on OpenSUSE, and it uses Plymouth to display some nice graphics during startup and shutdown. The trouble is, for reasons beyond my ...
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Fedora or OpenSuse? which one takes me to redhat/centos family philosophy

I know questions like this are quickly closed according to your rules but this question is not about which one is better. I have criteria as a Ubuntu user who wants to take a RedHat certification. My ...
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I broke zypper somehow; zypper: /lib64/libresolv.so.2

Every time I try and run zypper I get the following error: WLS1:~ # zypper zypper: /lib64/libresolv.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.9' not found (required by /usr/lib64/libkrb5.so.3) WLS1:~ # dir ...
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Ksnapshot grabbing the wrong image in openSUSE

I went to take a screenshot on a computer running openSUSE 11.4. I pressed Print Screen on the keyboard, and Ksnapshot loaded as expected. However, when I click "Take snapshot" it grabs an image from ...
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What video card will support four monitors without Xinerama?

I'm running OpenSuse 12.3 and currently have two NVIDIA video cards spanning four monitors. The problem I have is performance since Xinerama can't utilize the hardware acceleration. There are lots ...
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OpenSUSE repo seems to have stopped working

Today, I entered the command zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/12.2/repo/oss/ repo-oss I've used this command many, many times before. (In fact, when I say I "entered" this ...
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Apply folder settings globally in KDE4

Im running opensuse 12.1 with KDE 4.8.4. I've made settings changes to the Konquerer shell in a specific folder (e.g. changed my view from compact to details). How do I persist these settings that I ...
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Failure to connect Debian NIS client to OpenSuse 12.1 server

I'm trying to connect a Debian 7.0 client to a OpenSuse 12.1 server. The nisdomainname is correct, the /etc/group, /etc/passwd and /etc/shadown all have the +::: lines, ypbind connects, but the ...
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Command line error in OpenSUSE (old version)

I'm using an old version of OpenSUSE and when I try to update some package via the command line, e.g. Zypper update firefox it shows the message listed below. System management is locked by ...