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GRUB calls Windows 10 - Windows Recovery Environment instead of Windows 10?

Hi I just installed OpenSuse on my computer and I now dual booting with windows 10 and in the grub menu its coming up as Windows Recovery Environment instead of Windows 10. Can someone show me how to ...
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Change hostname on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware

I want to update the hostname for one of my VMware virtual machines running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware . I tried changing the hostname using YaST but after reboot the old name ...
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Recover files inside a folder which was replaced by an empty one. (openSUSE, Ext4)

Is there a way to restore a folder or better the containing files and folders of the folder which was replaced by a empty one with the same name? FileSystem: Ext4 OS: openSUSE 42.1 If it is ...
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System reboot randomly in all Unix-like OS

I'm new in Unix-like OS, I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Debian 8.3.0, Linux Mint, OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 in my Thinkpad W530 laptop, and the installation was successful. But the problem is ...
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Select all items in the Online Update of CLI Yast

Is there an efficient way of selecting all items to be installed (mark +) in the Online Update window of command line Yast? Currently if there are a lot of (non-essential) updates available one has to ...
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how do I set a hostname in yast?

how do I set the hostname, FQDN, in yast? I ran yast => network devices => network services => hostname/DNS: YaST2 - lan @ arrakis Network Settings ...
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Gnome freezes when waking up after a long blank screen

I am using OpenSUSE 42.1 with Gnome 3.16. My computer has an Nvidia display card (without the proprietary driver) and is connected to two external monitors (both on the same card). I usually use Win+L ...
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Can't mount anywhere but to /mnt

My system has developed a strange defect after a distribution upgrade (OpenSuSE 12.3 -> 13.2). I have various USB devices that I want to mount to different top-level directories: the backup drive to ...
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How to disable KWallet in KDE 5.4 when KWallet Manager is always unresponsive?

I'm using Opensuse Leap, and had initially entered a password when prompted by KWallet for the first time. However, I don't want to keep entering a password everytime I want to connect to Wifi. If I ...
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Set a local static IP address on a network interface and have it permanent even after restart

I have openSUSE 13.2. My laptop connects to the internet through a WiFi network but I have an embedded device which I need to connect to it through the ethernet interface. It has an IP address of ...
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Configure power button - OpenSUSE LEAP 42.1

I use the method described in this question to configure systemd to power off the laptop when the power button is pressed. (I.e., edit /etc/systemd/logind.conf.) This worked perfectly with OpenSUSE ...
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How do I install a system-wide SSL certificate on openSUSE?

I have a PEM certificate that I just downloaded from a webserver. I want to install it system-wide so I can curl the server without it complaining about a missing certificate. I tried putting the ...
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Abrupt Loss of Brightness Control

So I've had an openSUSE 13.2 (kernel 3.16.7-29) installation running on an Acer Aspire S7-392 for well over a year and have no problems until Sunday. I can't recall if I did an update or what, but I ...
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Replicate a complex partition structure with LUKS and LVM volumes

I have two external hard discs on an OpenSUSE 13.1 system. On one I have created a partition structure: An encrypted LVM partition (LUKS) Several volumes (10) on this LVM partition, some formatted ...
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How to lock keyboard layout on login screen in Gnome

I use Gnome 3.xx desktop manager on openSUSE 42.xx and two keyboard layouts. I would like to lock the keyboard layout on the Gnome login screen, so it is always US layout. Basically, I want logins and ...
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Plasma Device Notifier thinks all my internal hard drive partitions are removable and always shows them

Since a few weeks ago, Plasma Device Notifier thinks all my internal hard drive partitions are removable and always shows them. If I go into it's settings and select to show "Non-removable devices ...
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NUT communicate with APC via SNMP

I am installing NUT on a Suse 11 server, and wish to communicate with my APC Symmetra via the network driver (SNMP). I have setup my ups.conf to include: [upsrack] driver=snmp-ups ...
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What is a suitable dual boot partitioning scheme (Debian and openSUSE Leap) [duplicate]

I have been a Debian user since several years but now would like to try openSUSE as well in a dual boot environment. Here are some thoughts: Two root partitions.To avoid the two installations from ...
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$PATH variable for CRON in OpenSuse

I have a script written which works perfect on terminal however gives error when called through crontab. It took me a while that the problem is with the cron environment not my script. so I tried ...
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How to install Linux capabilities like setcap and getcap?

In my openSUSE 13.2 machine I can apply commands like setcap and getcap on some application. I moved that application to an openSUSE 12 machine that does not have capabilities installed. In the 13.2 ...
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How to disable root account on openSUSE?

Is there a way to disable the root account completely on openSUSE so you can administer your system like the way you would do in Ubuntu?
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VirtualBox/Vagrant host only network host doesn't get IP address

I'm running Vagrant and VirutalBox and wants to use a host only network. I use the following configuration: config.vm.network "private_network", ip: "33.33.33.33" However my host doesn't get an IP ...
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A password is not necessary to enter my /home directory but after logging out password is necessary

I am facing a strange problem. I have an opensuse 42.1 leap Linux. I deleted my /home folder accidentally from my other linux which is Debian. For some reason I had to transfer everything from my ...
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rsnapshot default root directory seems wrong

I'm running openSuse 13.2. In the config file, /etc/rsnapshot.conf.default, there is the following entry: snapshot_root /.snapshots/ rsnapshot has never been run. Yet in /.snapshots there are a ...
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OpenSUSE disabled root login (no root psswd set) >> yast, config issues

I disabled the root login on my system (blank password). Now I cannot configure my system from GUI (it asks for the root password). Everything is fine in CLI (e.g. launch yast2 from CLI works ...
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Grub seems to don't load its config from grub.cfg

I have a computer with 3 OS installed on it : Blinux Blinux exam Windows 7 (Blinux is a custom version of OpenSuse that we use in my school). I have recently restored my computer with the image ...
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openSUSE Leap installation fails

So I am trying to install a Linux distro without any success. The hard drive's current OS is Linux Mint although I usually boot into Windows 10. I have also tried installing ubuntu and arch linux with ...
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the problem when install Cytoscape on Opensuse 42.1

I want to install Cytoscape on my computer. I download the installation file from Cytoscape official site and I install it like this sudo sh Cytoscape_3_3_0_unix.sh but I get the wrong message ...
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strange NTP traffic

I have a number of openSUSE VMs (mostly 13.1). One of the VMs is configured to sync its time with the outside world, the other ones sync with this one. This has never caused problems (that I am aware ...
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Install Python package in linux OpenSUSe

I am using this weird SuSE machine. I need to install a python package in my python 2.7. I downloaded it from the site and then untar it and cd to the directory.. Tried: cd /python-package_Pyxnat/ ...
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Can't start mysql service

Trying to start my mysql service. /etc/init.d/mysql start returns: Job failed. See system logs and 'systemctl status' for details. Further: systemctl status mysql.service returns: ...
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opensuse 42.1 installation starts over and over

I'm normally a Debian-based distress guy, but for hardware issues I'm trying to install opensuse 42.1 Leap. After configuring some things (partitions, user and password etc) the installation goes to a ...
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Internet connection being lost after about 10 seconds

Okay so I have looked at this post Network connection drops after a few seconds, Which looks similar to the problem I am having but I have only just got Linux and can't work out what to do. Before I ...
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How to install lsb_release in opensuse 13.2?

I want to know the command through which I can install lsb_release in opensuse 13.2 while using OpenSUSE 13.2 through a terminal.
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Reason to use startproc, killproc and checkproc in Sys-V type init scripts in OpenSUSE

In OpenSUSE 11.4 sysvinit-tools package contains startproc, killproc and checkproc binaries which according to /etc/init.d/skeleton file and OpenSUSE documentation should be used in Sys-V type of init ...
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cat command is not working inside shell script

I have the following line which is not working in ksh but works fine in sh cat `find /home/peter/databases -name "cells.txt"` This is working if this line is inside /usr/bin/sh script. But not when ...
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why my mobile HDD can not mount on the opensuse 42.1?

I want to mount my usb mobile HDD(mobile hard disk drive) to /mnt. I tried the following command sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt/usbhd1 but I get the error message: Failed to open index ...
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Install Cinnamon on openSUSE

I would like to install Cinnamon on my openSUSE 13.1 minimal installation. But I've the following Problem. I add the repo install it from Yast/Zypper. sudo zypper ar ...
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Installing Redmine on openSUSE

I installed redmine-1.1.3-1.1 on a openSUSE 12.1 using the repositories http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/tools:/scm/openSUSE_12.1 . Anyway, after the installation: I edited the ...
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How to build a cross-distro binary RPM package?

I'm trying to build a cross-distro binary RPM package that works under Fedora and openSUSE. I'm using a Require: tag to set the dependencies package names. The problem is that the package names are ...
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configure dhcp client without accepting nameserver entries

I am trying to configre my openSuSE 12.1 machine as DHCP client, but especially do not want it to set the name server entries to /etc/resolv.conf it has got from DHCP server. Can I do it on the ...
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“Shell connection” item disappeared from Midnight Commander menu

I have performed an upgrade of my OS (openSUSE 13.1 -> 13.2) and now no longer see menu item in Midnight Commander that allows me to perform operations with remote files via SSH. Coressponding menu ...
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Local graphical tools to control remote non-GUI server

I am running an openSUSE server without any GUI components (for the classical reasons: performance, security, patching, etc.). Are there Linux related graphical tools that I can run on my local ...
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Marvell 88SE9128 (9123?) SATA Card Weird Behaviour - OpenSUSE

after no response on the OpenSUSE forum (here: https://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/511116-Sata-card-erratic-behaviour-amp-failure-Marvell-88SE9128-(9123-)-Chipset ) I am posing this query to ...
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How to check connectivity between opensuse vm client and server and how to remotely log in

I am new to openSUSE, I created an openSUSE VM acting as the server(Server_VM) where I enabled secure shell server and created a user account client_01 that is going to be used to access Server_VM ...
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Good Raspberry Pi B Operating system with Composite PAL/ OpenSUSE Gui and Pal help

I have a project that needs a computer that can be operated by a head tracking mouse. It needs to be on a Raspberry Pi B and be able to run things like minecraft and the desktop. It also needs to be ...
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GRUB not loading after installing OpenSuse TumbleWeed

Recently I decided to switch from Ubuntu to OpenSuse so normally I attained the TumbleWeed image from OpenSuse and began installing it. The installation process finished without any problem but after ...
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Focus “mouse” or “sloppy” do the same thing on gnome-shell

My problem is actually very annoying. I am very familiar with the mouse focus but right now it's not working. Inside gnome-tweak-tool the last option "windows" has the "windows focus mode" switch. ...
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What is the difference between the many OpenSUSE flavors?

Problem Hi. I'm from Debian Land. I've used OpenSUSE before, but never on my own systems. I'm now attempting to understand it better as we have an application in development which will run on ...
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Unable to connect repositories in openSUSE leap?

Unable to add Community repository or refresh repository in openSUSE LEAP It isn't a problem with my network connection. Here's the output when I open yast>>online repositories>>refreshrepositories ...