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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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USB key does not show up in /dev

We use a USB key system that are contain license files and are provided to unlock proprietary software that we used. The USB drives are small however and get lost easily, so I thought I'd clone them ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Choppy media playback

I experience choppy media playback just like when one hits an old CD player while it's playing back a CD. The audio skips back maybe about 200-500ms. The frequency in where this behavior occurs is ...
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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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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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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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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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How to enable Plasma/KDE automatic restart upon freeze?

I used OpenSuse for several years now. One of the things I utmost liked with this distribution was the way Plasma/KDE issues where handled: from time to time it may happens that the panel briefly ...
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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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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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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 ...