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Network connections don't work after a restart using NetworkManager

openSUSE 12.3 with Network Manager NOTE: The same behaviour occurs for eth0, but it's primarily wlan0 I'm concerned with. Whenever I restart or switch wifi networks, DNS resolution seems to be the ...
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Using sudo in openSUSE without actually changing to root user (i.e., like in Ubuntu)

I recently started trying openSUSE 12.3 after having used Ubuntu for a few years. I'm still getting used to openSUSE's treatment of su (and sudo) vs. Ubuntu's use of sudo. I've been reading the ...
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“/sbin/yast: fork: Cannot allocate memory” on openSUSE 10.1

I guess I'll come across as a total newbie for asking this, but I get the above message right after starting an ssh session. The reason I opened the ssh session was that I came across a 500 internal ...
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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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OpenSuse 12.3 keeps renaming network interfaces?

After installing OpenSuse 12.3 (x64) on a server box with a single (onboard) NIC (assigned to eth0), all works fine so far (static IP, static route, no "Network Manager" - just the good old way). ...
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Partitioning EFI machine with two SSD disks in mirror

I have two SSD disks, I want to put them in a software mirror RAID. But whatever I do the OpenSuSe installation keeps telling me that due to the partitioning scheme he won't be able to install the ...
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Changing suspend order on OpenSUSE 12.2

This question seems more relevant here than SO. I've been trying to debug a library that X uses through a GDB session that I'm running through SSH, but it seems that on OpenSUSE, the SSH session is ...
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cups - broken pipe

I just formatted my root partition and installed 12.3 (I kept my home partition as usual). I have a problem with my network printer hp laserjet 4015n. It used to work seemingslessly before. Now cups ...
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Why is eth0 starts only manually in new Suse 12.3?

I have upgraded from 12.2 to 12.3 but my eth0 device starts only manually with ifconfig eth0 192.168.92.11 and route add default gw 192.168.1.1. I have networkmanager installed but I cannot find it. ...
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Too big delay with xscreensaver on wrong password in OpenSUSE 12.2

There is too big delay when logging in with xscreensaver in OpenSUSE 12.2 --- Actual delay is 10 seconds, but not found anywhere in configs Already done: checked pam timeout in login.defs (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 do I upgrade openSUSE from stable to development?

I have the stable current release of openSUSE (12.2) on one of my desktops, I want to upgrade it to development release without downloading the DVD and doing a media upgrade. Is it possible? How do I ...
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How to find 32-bit libraries in 64-bit Linux and delete them?

I am running 64-bit OpenSUSE. My partition is filling up and running out of space.I need to delete some programs and librarires. How can I find all 32-bit libraries and delete them? Can I use yast to ...
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How do I find the repo information to setup yum?

I am running openSUSE 12.3 with the KDE 4 desktop. I am trying to install software, and most sites say to use yum to do it. I try this, but it appears that I do not have any of these repositories ...
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chromium cannot load nss libraries?

I'm using openSUSE 12.2 64-bit with a special kernel but with chromium it gives me [0220/130849:ERROR:nss_util.cc(724)] Failed to load NSS libraries. [1:1:0220/130850:ERROR:nss_util.cc(724)] Failed ...
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Panasonic printer refuses to print

I recently switched from Ubuntu to Opensuse because of bloatware (including Unity). However, I'm not able to make my LAN printer Panasonic KX-MB 2010 work. In Ubuntu I set the printer up using this ...
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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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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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OpenSUSE - Ethernet adapter up but can't ping the router

OpenSUSE 12 LAN driver is up and running: me@here:~> /sbin/ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1A:4D:F9:93:F2 inet fe80::21a:4dff:fef9:93f2/64 Scope:Link UP ...
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Adding openSuSe mono repository?

Question: I want to install mono3 from here: http://download.mono-project.com/archive/3.0.3/linux/x64/ How can I add this link to the appropriate OpenSuse package installation program ? I tried ...
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Sometimes I have no picture on the screen at boot on my laptop

I never gave much importance because this happened to me too from time to time. What looked like a minor issue, but now I take this phenomenon has become very annoying indeed. I do not know how to ...
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Extend sda3 partition in openSUSE?

I would like to extend the sda3 partition in openSUSE 11.1 running on VMware. My df -h has the following output: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 7.5G ...
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How to find last deleted files on OpenSuse?

I didn't lock the screen on my OpenSuse Linux and let my girlfriend do all evil things when I was sleeping. Is there a way to find out if she deleted any files from my PC? I was looking at the "Date ...
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Will updating KDE also update Qt?

Right now I'm using OpenSUSE 12.2 with KDE 4.9.4. If I upgrade that to KDE 4.10 in January, will it also bring in Qt 5 (or at least newer Qt packages)? Or are the Qt packages tied to the OS?
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Learning to Use Virtual Manager in opensuse 12.2

Ok just installed virt-manager, and then install opensuse 12.2, installed correctly, but when do zypper up had no network, then turn off the virtual machine and change the network card to a vlan in ...
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Unusual vmware.modconfig-console output

Upon running a batch file I created to iterate recursive directories from / trying to find the Kernel headers for vmware-modconfig-console running on openSUSE, when it comes across /usr/include/ it ...
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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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Why no other distros/spins based on openSuSE?

So... I've been looking at 'returning' to openSuSE after a long absence (parted ways back in the 7.x/8x time frame). One thing that kind of jumped out at me all of a sudden was that for a relatively ...
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Mouse problems in OpenSuse

I just installed the latest version of opensuse on virtualbox just to learn some stuff and I'm having some strange problems with my mouse. Sometimes while I'm just moving my mouse around not clicking ...
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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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tomcat: symbolic link in a loop

linux-trra:/usr/local> $CATALINA_HOME bash: /home/anisha/openGTS17Nov/apache-tomcat-7.0.32/: is a directory linux-trra:/usr/local # ln -s $CATALINA_HOME tomcat linux-trra:/usr/local # file tomcat ...
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How to upgrade to “Mono v3” on openSuse 12.2

I have mono 2.10.9 installed on a VM with openSuse version 12.2. I'm trying to find a distribution for the latest v3 Release of Mono which I can use to upgrade the version of mono that I have ...
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Gnome 3 on OpenSUSE 12.2 Proxy Porblem

Recently I've switched from Fedora 17 to OpenSUSE 12.2. I used to add my proxy from Network Settings>Network Proxy>Manual Method>Socks Hosts. But it doesn't work on openSUSE. I get the following ...
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After OpenSuse upgrade from 12.1 to 12.2 there is no sound

After OpenSuse 12.1 64bit upgrade to OpenSuse 12.2 their is no sound however test sound is played in KDE Phonon application. Under the root account sound is working normally.
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FreeNX closes display immediately after successful connect in OpenSUSE 12.2

Upgrading from a OpenSUSE 12.1 installation with a working FreeNX server, I hit an issue with the FreeNX server on OpenSUSE 12.2, running Gnome 3. Whenever I connect, I pass the dreaded connection ...
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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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Fix Version String Error in FreeNX Setup

On OpenSUSE 12.1, I would like to install and run the FreeNX Server. OpenSUSE has provided instructions about the installation for previous versions, and I can adapt them for 12.1, up to a point. I ...
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Why is my rootfs filling up so fast?

I'm trying out Linux by installing openSUSE 12.2 x64 on VirtualBox; the host is 64 bit Windows 7 Ultimate. I gave the install 16GB of storage - I will only be messing around with it - I thought this ...
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compile software with older version of gcc and linux kernel

Distributor ID: SUSE LINUX Description: openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64) Release: 11.4 Codename: Celadon gcc (SUSE Linux) 4.5.1 Linux linux-14ay 2.6.37.6-0.20-desktop #1 SMP PREEMPT 2011-12-19 ...
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OpenSUSE - Apple Wireless Keyboard - Switch “fn” and “ctrl” key?

I'm trying to configure the Apple Keyboard so that the "fn" key and the "ctrl" key are swapped. So far I swapped the "cmd" and "alt" key, the "°" and "<" key using xmodmap. Information for that can ...
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Asus Bluetooth Dongle with Atheros (ath3k) chip - OpenSUSE - probe failed with error -5

I'm trying to use an Asus USB Bluetooth Dongle in OpenSUSE. Unfortunately when I plug it in, dmesg gives me the following output: usb 8-2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 3 usb ...
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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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Silent boot opensuse without fbsplash

I want to boot my openSUSE 10.3 distro without any boot messages. I've looked at fbsplash, but it requires patching the kernel, a thing which I cannot do at the moment (not because I don't want it or ...
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Missing separate debuginfo for - GDB

I have mentioned -g option along with -Wall in the Makefile. When I run gdb onlineSunday, I get: Missing separate debuginfo for /usr/lib64/kde4/plugins/imageformats/kimg_dds.so Try: zypper install ...
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Flash videos turn to gray box with light gradients on edges

As explained in the title .. it started happenning since installation of new openSUSE and it looks quite bizarre, see below for a shot from blip.tv. It happens usually after few minutes of watching ...
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Yast is unable to access software repositories even though URLs are accessible in browser and system date is correct

I am using Yast on OpenSuse 12.1. When trying to install packages from the software repositories, I get an error that the repo cannot be accessed because the network is unreachable: Download ...
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OpenSUSE graphical login lost after distribution upgrade from 11.2 to 11.3

I attempted to perform an in-place distribution upgrade from openSUSE 11.2 to openSUSE 11.3 following the instructions. The upgrade appeared to succeed, but after I rebooted I was presented with a ...
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How to write startup script for systemd

I have 2 graphics cards on my laptop, one is IGP and another discrete, I've written a shell script to to turn off discrete graphics card. How I can convert it to systemd script, to runt at start-up?
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Transfer programs to another OS

I have openSUSE. I can install programs with yum. yum install <progname> I want to move my install to a new hard disk. How can I transfer programs from one OS to another? My problem is ...
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ssh-agent not starting in OpenSuSE desktop

It seems that ssh-agent is not starting on my OpenSuSE system. When I run pgrep -fl ssh-agent, the result is blank. On my Linux Mint laptop, I get 1785 /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-launch ...