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Make bootable disk from tar archive

I have a compressed tar archive from a SLES 11 root directory. I'd like to boot another machine with a live linux, extract my OS archive on a disk, and make the disk bootable. Is there any easy way to ...
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Show all Breadcrumbs in Nautilus

is there an option to always display the full path as breadcrumbs in Nautilus (full path in text is possible via editing dconf). I think this is the default in Ubuntu, but I am using SLES here.
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What the difference between -pool & -updates on SLES11-SPx

I recently downloaded the updates for SLES11-SP3. The directory lists the following: SLE11-SDK-SP3-Pool .repodata repodata rpm SLE11-SDK-SP3-Updates .old.repodata repodata rpm .mirror SLES11-...
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RTC and System clock not in sync

How to set the system clock sync with RTC (Hardware Clock / BIOS). I am writing a script that uses a system clock in order to start the system with alarm. For this the sole requirement is to have a ...
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SLES12 - How to install zlib package?

In our research center we recently switched from Debian/Ubuntu to SLES 12. As I am new in SUSE, can someone please help me how to install "zlib" and "zlib-devel" in SLES?
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Why are the names different in “/etc/HOSTNAME” file and hostname command in SLES11SP3?

My OS is SuSE(SLES11, SP3), executing the hostname command: # hostname lxc-dl580-g8-1 But the name in /etc/HOSTNAME file is different? # cat /etc/HOSTNAME linux-2pny.site Why are the names ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 / Suse10 (yes outdated..): Edit /etc/fstab before it is read

As the topic says: I'm trying to edit the /etc/fstab before it is read during the system-startup OS: Ubuntu 10.04 and Suse 10 I've linked my edit-script currently under /etc/rc2.d/, but it is called ...
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Installing openssl on R

I'm trying to install openssl inside R, using install.packages('openssl'), but I'm getting an error message: * installing *source* package ‘openssl’ ... ** package ‘openssl’ successfully unpacked and ...
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How to start persistent VNC remote connections in SUSE?

I need to start persistent VNC remote session in SLES 11 SP4 because my installations take long hours. If my connection interrupts, installation will be crashed. Also, I want to disconnect sometimes. ...
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xterm no absolute path found for shell

I am trying to run a script in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 from java using ProcessBuilder. Codes for this follows: ProcessBuilder pb = new ProcessBuilder("xterm", "-e", "script_path"); Process pr = pb....
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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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Scaling the screen in SUSE LEAP

How can I downscale the screen size in SUSE LEAP, the desktop area is a bit oversized, this usually happen to be solved when I restarted the X server, but now since the propietary driver didn't work I ...
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How-to create a DVD from a network repository

I have to install a Suse Enterprise Server 11.4 on some servers that have no connection to the internet. On them I have to install some software from unofficial repositories, as MariaDB connectors, ...
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How to switch to GUI mode form console mode in Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10?

I want to switch to GUI mode from terminal interface in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and How to set GUI interface to default mode.
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How to delete all desktop notifications forever on SUSE KDE

I can't find the "get the hell away from my desktop" button, on SUSE 42.1 KDE. I want any version of a desktop notification gone forever. I have log files, I know how to use them. The desktop ...
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What is PKG_PATH for linux?

I am using pkgsrc to install rootless packages in a linux environment. I don't know much about pkgsrc, but it seems need an environment variable PKG_PATH to download packages. My linux distribution ...
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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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What puts TCPMSS in iptables?

I used to have (well, I still sort of do) have a script that expects: -A FORWARD -p tcp -m tcp --tcp-flags SYN,RST SYN -j TCPMSS --clamp-mss-to-pmtu to have been entered in to iptables ahead of my ...
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) install postgresql93 uninstallable providers

I'm trying to install postresql93 but I have a problem with package dependencies Problem: postgresql93-9.3.5-2.1.14.x86_64 requires systemd, but this requirement cannot be provided uninstallable ...
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What is the difference between JeOS and minimal OS

I see that recently a lot of Linux vendors are introducing JeOS version of their Operating System which by its definition and features looks to me like a minimal OS that has already been around for a ...
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changes to domain group membership not showing for user in SLES 11 SP3

Joined server linux02 runing SUSE enterprise linux server service pack 3 to a Windows active directory domain example.com no problem. Users, like fred from the domain can login no problem via ssh ...
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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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Broken dependencies when upgrading SLES 11.3 to 11.4

I'm trying to upgrade SLES 11.3 to 11.4 with zypper using the following instructions: https://www.suse.com/documentation/sles11/book_sle_deployment/data/sec_update_sle11sp3.html After launching the ...
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How do I know what Interface is my public interface?

I am setting up an application and it requires me to manually enter a public interface. When running sudo route it gives the following result: Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
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How to install “cifs-utils” on SLES 11 SP1?

I am supposed to mount a windows share on SLES using cifs option, and use getcifsacl as well as setcifsacl to get (or set) ACL info from the mentioned windows share. The problem is, that the system (...
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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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How to modify default install directory for rpmbuild command?

On Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11, I use rpmbuild to install a source rpm: linux-a21w:/usr/src/packages/SPECS # rpmbuild -v -bi zlib.spec By default, it installs into /var/tmp/zlib-1.2.7-build ...
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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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How to set up a clear SuSE-Firewall?

I’m doing some rules in a machine with the firewall disabled, but when I run rcSuSEfirewall2 a lot of rules and policies are applyed by default: iptables -L Chain INPUT (policy DROP) target prot ...
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Why is chkconfig on SLES 11 sp3 ignoring my # chkconfig: 35 98 01 remark in the start / stop script?

yesterday i was fighting with a pre-made start/stop script of jetty on our sles 11 sp3 linux server. it had that "chkconfig" tags in the upper part of the script is supposed to be used with " ...
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logrotate create group not working

cat /etc/issue Welcome to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (x86_64) - Kernel \r (\l). rpm -qf /etc/logrotate.conf logrotate-3.7.7-10.22 tail -n15 /etc/logrotate.d/syslog /var/log/...
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Running ssh from chroot jail in SuSE

I'm trying to make a server that acts as sort of an access point for lots of other machines. I want to give one user jailed access to it so they can ssh to other machines in the network. I've got ...
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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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Data recover in corrupted directory in ext3 file system

we have a problem related to ext3 file system error in SUSE 11 service pack 1 The problem is we have a lvm partition which use ext3 file system and it is mounted in '/abc/bcd' directory. we have a ...
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Where is the route table file in SUSE?

According to the documentation at http://www.softpanorama.org/Net/Linux_networking/Suse_networking/suse_etc_sysconfig_network_route.shtml there should be a table containing the routes at /etc/...
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Mounted Filesystems showing wrong details

I am using SLES 11 SP3. When I run df -lh in order to see mounted filesystems I get following results, which are correct: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sdb3 9.9G 2.9G ...
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Possible? Build on OpenSuse 13.x deploy on SLES 11

I need to build nginx for SLES 11.3 Do I have to build it on the SLES 11.3 Host or could I build it on my local OpenSuse 13.2 Host? The Problem is that, there are a lot of dependencies missing on the ...
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Suse: How to update a single package in SLES10 SP4

I am in the middle of an activity and have never worked with SLES10 SP4 In SLES11 zypper update glibc* update all glibc packages .. but this is not working in SLES10 SP4 .. can someone tell me how to ...
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Install Acrobat Reader in SuSE 10.3

How to install Adobe Acrobat Reader in SuSE Linux 10.3 using commands in a terminal?
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How do I get xconsole to show the messages on a system with journald?

I would like an old style xconsole on my desktop, ie a terminal which display a scrolling list of syslog message. Does the journald system have a nice desktop app or is there a simple way to get it ...
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Configure ldap client without yast

I'm configuring an LDAP client in a large number of Suse servers. The only way that I know to do this is using Yast, and this way is slow. I can't find another way. Anyone know another way to do this?...
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LDAP Force Password Change Through HTTPS

We have a "master" server running Suse Enterprise with LDAP that controls user's access to our systems. We want to implement a 90 day expiration policy, but the issue is that most of our servers are ...
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Load Linux Kernel Modules

I need to load the kernel modules nandsim.ko, ubifs.ko and ubi.ko with modprobe. Unfortunately my SuSE 9.3 machine (no internet connetion!) doesn't have them, but I found them on my Ubuntu machine. Is ...
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Postfix alias for root not working in SUSE

First try I've set up multiple servers running Postfix. To get a general grasp of the state of the machine I usually redirect e-mail for root to my normal adress. I recently installed SUSE and ...
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How to access the remote desktop of SLED 11 sp3

All, I am trying to establish the remote desktop access to my SUSE Linux from windows 7. I install the GNome as the graphic environment for SUSE. And I can started the vnc server in the SUSE. and I ...
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What is the best backup/restore tools for SUSE Linux system [closed]

All, Is there any tools like Norton Ghost for Linux to help backup and restore SUSE when necessary? Thanks.
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yum command not found, cannot install stress [closed]

When I try to install the stress package on SUSE11 and Centos 7, yum tells me that it isn't found or that stress as a command does not exist. Anywhere I have looked online tells me that it is as easy ...
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Where does zypper source-install put the sources?

When using a command like zypper source-install kwrite where does zypper install the sources to?
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setting or changing the default ip address

I'm a unix newbie, just know enough to be dangerous. I have a SUSE server and recently added a second IP address (ending in .159) by editing the config file below. It works, however now all the ...
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force zypper to install a specific version

i have my own personal repo with older versions of rpms in it. If i want to install boost-license version 1.36.0.11.17 i do the following zypper install boost-license=1.36.0-11.17 this seems to be ...