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How to verify the RPM database?

I need to verify that the RPM database (not an RPM, the database in /var/lib/rpm) is not corrupt or inconsistent, in a manner suitable for scripting (i.e. will return exit code 0 if good and something ...
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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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Question about openSuse server

Just wondering. Does openSUSE allow to perform a minimal (server-like) installation? (No GUI for end-users, Just like Debian and CentOS with their minimal ISOs)
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.Xauthority file is empty

I have been trying to ssh -X to my cluster running OpenSUSE 11.2. It used to work well for me. But now I get this message: X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication. Failed to open the ...
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Problem when connect to pptp vnc build on opensuse13.1

I have built a pptpd vnc server under opensuse13.1, everything looks fine when I running the pptp service. but there is problems when I connect from both android & winxp client: by winxp at ...
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Configuring USB digital microphone under Linux

I just bought a digital USB microphone. It looks nice, but I cannot make it work. I use openSuse 12.3. How do I ever know whether my system has the drivers for such and such microphone? The good ...
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Should /usr owner be root?

After having installed the MySQL database on openSUSE I realized that for all files in /usr/bin the owner was changed to the "mysql" user of the "mysql" group. Maybe there was some mistake of mine. ...
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How to install after windows 8.1 with MBR partition

I have a laptop, which has a 500GB hard disk and with MBR partition, and I install my windows8.1 on it, but I left ~75G unused which I would like to use it for OpenSuse13.1. Now I have 2 USB, one is ...
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Specifying DNS settings to override those of DHCP

Every 6 months or so I cannot access the DNS on whatever router I'm using. usually have to add the nameserver by hand to the /etc/resolv.conf file. I've tried adding Google free DNS to the file and it ...
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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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CANON printer setup with no driver openSUSE

I just bought a new printer/scanner combo and am attempting to set it up with my pc which runs openSUSE 13.1. I went to yast-> hardware-> printers and followed the prompts however, although my ...
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Can't execute server messages outputed when printing to laser 3 on openSUSE

This is my 1st post and I have a sporadic printing issue I'm needing some help with. I have 3 laser printers setup on my secure network; all ping on different IP addresses; 2 of which are printing ...
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Python compile error on openSUSE: no module named wx

I'm new to Linux. After installing openSUSE I'm trying to make my VPN software running. I've followed the site's direction: Unpack the general package [Other / Source code], install OpenVPN and ...
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Missing/broken dependancies on OpenSUSE, normal?

Re-installing our little LAMP server at work, a bit tired of Ubuntu server so I had a look around and decided on OpenSUSE, nicely supported, well maintained blah blah however pretty much every package ...
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Why uninstalling openjdk automatically triggers an installation of the alternatives on zypper openSUSE?

I installed openSUSE 13.1 and I want to install Oracle jdk. What I intended was to first uninstall open_jdk/ice tea stuff as I won't be needing them anyway but it seems I cannot uninstall them without ...
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How to get gnome-music playing music

I've updated my Suse system to the latest version of gnome -3.12 and the latest version of Suse 13.1. I've installed the new gnome music application, but whenever I've tried to get a song to play, ...
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Opensuse remove kernel module

I recently installed OpenSuse. I have a problem with the mouse left click. I had the same problem in Debian but when I removed the psmouse module everything started working perfectly. I tried the same ...
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openSuse, new user cannot login

I am using openSuse 12.3. I have created a new user using: linux-amvn:~ # useradd -m -G users,dev -s /bin/bash -p pass123 harbir-PC The user harbir-PC is not able to login, when I try to log using ...
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Ramdisks in OpenSuse 13.1

I've just installed OpenSuse 13.1, and noticed 5 tmpfs ramdisks in the partitioner, mapped to /dev/shm, /run, /sys/fs/cgroup, /var/lock and /var/run. I don't remember seeing these ramdisks in the ...
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complete KVM / libvirt breakdown after OS upgrade (openSUSE)

I have upgraded two E-350 systems which have been running VMs (one of the systems only Linux VMs, the other one Windows VMs) to openSUSE 13.1 (i.e kernel 3.11.10, kvm-1.6.0, libvirt-1.1.2). After a ...
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Qt applications have tiny fonts on XFCE

My question is almost the same as this one but the answer did not work for me. I'm running OpenSuse 13.1 with XFCE desktop. I have set ~/.kde4/share/config/kcmfonts with forceFontDPI=0 but it didnt ...
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Broken GLX error when using Bumblebee 3.2.1 on openSUSE 13.1

Update I started all over again. This time instead of the one-click button for the drivers I installed nvidia-bumblebee. This works slightly better because now I have my desktop effects back again. ...
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Drive disappears from dev during ddrescue copy or testdisk recovery

I have been trying to recover data from a Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB drive (2 ext4 partitions_ for 3 days now, predominantly with ddrescue and testdisk, but because of some critical error on the disk ...
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sendmail not working

I have a website where mails are sent. Those mails from website (contact mail, booking mail) are being sent well. But when I go to shell with ssh and give sendmail myemail@mail.com it is not sending. ...
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Is it possible to run Steam games using optirun?

I am using Bumblebee on OpenSuse 13.1 on my Intel HD4600 / Nvidia GTX 860M combo. Steam games seems to lag a bit, when using primusrun. (vblank_mode=0 primusrun) Testing both primusrun and optirun ...
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Where does zypper install the repository or package signing keys?

I've two almost identical openSuSE 12.3 virtual machines, snip and snap. While updating them today, one asked to confirm a new repository or package signing key, the other didn't. I want to make ...
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How to install g++ by command line in opensuse 13.1

How can I install g++ by command line in Opensuse? I don't want to use YaST.
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Distro Customisation And Middleware Software Inclusion

I have been very recently introduced to UNIX/LINUX and I am overwhelmed by the sheer power. I am a CS Graduate student and for my final year project I want to make an artificially intelligent Linux ...
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Problem with brightness on OpenSuse 13.1

I'm using OpenSUSE 13.1 KDE on Lenovo G500 with AMD RADEON and I can't adjust the brightness in any mode I know. I tried to type in a terminal the command xbacklight -dec percentage but it doesn't ...
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Linux, openSuse on virtualBox not showing usb

My virtual box is installed on the host(Win 8.1). In the virtual box, I have installed OpenSuse as the virtual machine, but I am having trouble accessing the usb in OpenSuse(vm). I can't see any ...
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openSuSE, Linux, cannot create directory-permission denied

I am using openSuse 12.3, and logged in as a user. I am trying to create a directory in the /home/ , but getting permission denied. any idea, how to fix this. harbir@linux-gn77:/home> mkdir ...
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Run script after desktop loads

I'm running a script that changes files and installs things and what not on a SUSE computer. One of the scripts that gets run with my script, reboots the computer and when the computer loads back up ...
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openSuse, linux, chmod to change link's permisions

I am trying to change the permissions for the link. I want the "Other" entity to have only the read permission, but when I run the command the permissions are not changing. Is there something I am not ...
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Lower temperature thresholds for sensors

My eight month old Acer V3-571G is overheating: temperature fluctuates between 64 degC and 75 degC with only Firefox running and the exhausts are starting show some signs of melting. As soon as I ...
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Can't install gnome shell extensions

Just did a fairly minimal install of OpenSUSE 13.1, including gnome-shell 3.10.1. [Long frustrated rant deleted] I can't get GNOME shell extensions to work at all. Initially when I went to the ...
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Black screen when starting X

I have two systems. The only real difference between them is that one is OpenSUSE 12.2, and the other is OpenSUSE 13.1. Oh yeah, and that the 12.2 box works, while the 13.1 one doesn't. Basically, ...
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Why is this RPM “uninstallable”?

Sometimes when I ask Zypper to install something, I will get a message similar to this: Problem: foo-tools requires foo-lib, but this requirement cannot be provided Problem: foo-tools requires ...
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Creating an iso from the virtual machine

I have openSuse installed as a virtual machine on Oracle Virtual Box, and I have configured some softwares with the way I require. I need to replicate the similar environment on a new Server (NOT the ...
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openSuse /etc/profile.local file does not exist

I am referring to the following URL Setting the JAVA_HOME I am interested in the last solution given by Nils, that edit the /etc/profile.local file, this will set it for all the users. The question ...
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unexpected squid behaviour (cache for openSUSE updates)

With no previous experience I have just set up a squid proxy. Its only purpose is to prevent that all the Linux systems (openSUSE) download their updates from the Internet. A proxy can easily be ...
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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 (I am aware of). ...
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tmux client/server version mismatch during distribution upgrade

It has become fashionable to run distribution upgrade in a tmux terminal to avoid remote connection issues or issues with the X server (e.g. opensuse documentation). Yet this does not take into ...
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How can I tell which apps will “work” inside my desktop environment (Gnome 3)?

OpenSuse 13.1 I have an embarrassingly simple question that I'm compelled to ask: How can I tell which apps will "work" inside my desktop environment (Gnome 3)? Do certain apps require KDE? What ...
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How to redirect Tomcat logs back to catalina.out instead of syslog?

In the release notes for openSUSE 13.1, developers proudly stated that Tomcat logs are no longer being written into catalina.out, but rather written to syslog. I saw similar behaviour with new ...
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What is the modern equivalent of reading `/dev/audio`?

Recently my trusty home PC died after 10 years. The ensuing upgrade (from SuSE 10 to OpenSuSE 12.3) was something of a culture shock for me - none of the convenient shortcuts and utilities I had ...
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Linux slows down after long uptime

Occasionally I leave my openSUSE 13.1 64-bit system KDE-based up for a few days or even a week without a reboot. However, I notice after a night of idle standby the system gets very slow when I want ...
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Building a Debian-based Linux Distro Online

susestudio provides an online tool for building one's own Redhat-based Opensuse linux distro. However, I am more of a Debian-based guy. I was wondering of there is a similar website that let's us ...
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How to install 64 Bit snort on 64 Bit openSUSE 13.1?

My question is simple: I would like to install 64 Bit snort on my 64 Bit openSUSE 13.1. There is an unstable package available here:http://software.opensuse.org/package/snort I got everything but ...
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Apache configuration issues

I'm running OpenSuSE Linux and installed apache, php, mysql, vsftp for web experiments. I installed Wordpress on local Apache but... problem comes from here. So I've localhost/wordpress as root ...
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Installled openSuse and now can't boot from USB or DVD

I've just installed openSuse 13.1 and, while it's great, now I want to try Mageia 4. Problem is that after installing openSuse my machine (Lenovo G560) won't boot from a USB stick or from the DVD ...