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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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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 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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Using zypper, how can I remove all packages installed from a specific repository?

Say I've added a repository using zypper ar. Then, I've gone and installed multiple packages from that repository, but now I want to remove all of them. Is there a command that allows me to remove ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pulseaudio failed to create secure directory in nfs share

My pulseaudio cannot run, because it attempts to create ~/.config/pulse under a different user. (probably pulse?). user@localhost ~$ pulseaudio E: [pulseaudio] core-util.c: Failed to create secure ...
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Enable Bash-Completion to expand Superuser executables to full path

I'm running OpenSUSE 12.3 (and have seen the behavior since 11), and have found that I can't call Superuser programs (e.g. shutdown, reboot) without using the full path. For me, many of these ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Setting DISPLAY in systemd service file

Im trying to learn systemd services by trying to start xclock as a service, the service file is below [Unit] Description=clock [Service] Environment=DISPLAY=:0 ExecStart=/usr/bin/xclock [Install] ...
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Set a different input method for each app window

Is there a way in KDE to set a different input method for each app window? For example, for coding I use one input method (english), but at the same time I chat in Skype window using my native ...
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How to AND terms in zypper search?

Suppose I want to search for the packet luasocket in OpenSUSE, but I don't know if it's called lua-socket, lua_socket, liblua-socket, lua5.1-socket, socket-lua or who knows what. Therefore I make a ...
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How to mount two windows shared folders in linux?

I'm using OpenSuse 12.2 x64. I have tried this in /etc/fstab: //192.168.6.80/shared/folder1 /mnt/folder1 cifs rw,user=guest,password=,uid=1000 0 0 //192.168.6.80/shared/folder2 /mnt/folder2 cifs ...
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delete a system user account if daemon is no longer needed?

In an unusual scenario, I have to get rid of a specific system user account called 'lp' (line printing deamon) on an openSUSE system. Can I just comment out the line for that account in /etc/passwd ...
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Out-of-the-box openSUSE 12.3: Package webkit-sharp-devel not found

I installed openSUSE 12.3 and now want to install the package gtk-sharp2-devel: $ sudo zypper install webkit-sharp-devel Package 'webkit-sharp-devel' not found. Strange since a Google request seems ...
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Scaling issues of i7 3520M with intel_pstate module on Kernel 3.10.0

Few days ago I updated my openSUSE 12.3 system from Kernel 3.9.8-1.gf3348a8-desktop to 3.10.0-1.g3dcd746-desktop and since then, turbo mode of my i7 3520M is enabled by default and it does not ...
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How to use zypper in bash scripts for someone coming from apt-get?

I have a few questions about moving from apt-get to zypper in bash scripts. What is the equivalent of this? sudo apt-get install curl --assume-yes (where curl could be any package) I found the ...
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Jitsi crashes sound every time

No matter which version of the software I download and install from jitsi.org, running Jitsi causes the sound on my OpenSUSE 12.3 machine to be replaced by a low hissing noise. This persists even if I ...
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Changing keypad settings

When I setup my Ubuntu machine, I had the option to configure the keypad style in the gnome control panel. I used to check the setting that enables windows-like behavior (Shift+Keypad does not toggle ...
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How to install kdesudo in OpenSUSE 12.3

I'm hoping this is a stupid question with a simple answer, but I've been hunting around for half an hour and cannot find a way to install kdesudo in OpenSUSE 12.3. I need to use kdesudo because kdesu ...
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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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Creating a User-less Distro

One of the popular programs I use is GParted, and it has its own custom distro, that boots straight to the desktop, and starts the program. I couldn't find any information on creating such a distro. I ...
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get info about package update in openSuSE

Is there any way to get information about an available package update via zypper? I can get info about a patch with: zypper info -t patch pachNameHere and I can obtain the patch name via: zypper ...