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Are SUSE servers intended to be used graphically?

After being a long-time Debian Linux user, I decided to give SUSE a try. One of the major selling points of SUSE is the YaST configuration system. It provides a set of wizards for common configuration ...
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How can I run Yast with X and ssh?

I have an openSUSE machine which I log on to with ssh -X. I don't want to log in as root but I do want to run graphical Yast. Inside the ssh session sudo starts the console version of Yast. However, ...
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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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YaST2: Command-line equivalents to GUI naviagtion

I'd like to automate some interactions with yast2. I assume I can do everything on the command line that I can do in the curses interface, but I'm not sure how to figure out what the commands are. ...
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Something like YaST for non SUSE distros

I am currently using openSUSE 13.1 KDE. The big reason why I like openSUSE is YaST. YaST does so much and makes many parts of life easier. YaST not only graphically allows me to add/remove/manage ...
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Configuring OpenSuSE's xinetd

I need to run approx, a package proxy for Debian / Ubuntu packages, on an OpenSuSE box. Until now, I converted the installation package from .deb to .rpm using alien. Installing the resulting .rpm ...
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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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How can I configure Yast to switch languages completely?

I have an installation of openSUSE 11.4 which was installed in German. I started Yast2 (which displayed in German, like "Netzwerkdienste") and switched the language to English under "System" -> ...
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Install apache2-mod-mono-2.10

I am trying to install mod-mono for apache so that I can run C# asp.net websites from my server. The project I have is a .net 4 project. When I go into yast and select apache2-mod-mono for install ...
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How do I disable DVD drive auto-probing in SLES 11 SP2?

I'm preparing a SLES 11 SP2 VM for use in Azure. One of the steps they require is disabling auto-probing for DVD drives. How do I determine if auto-probing is on? In the SLES documentation ...
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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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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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Can't use yast to install software online — tries to mount a CD

I cannot use yast -i or zypper install in SLES 10; it wants me to insert a SLES 10 SP3 CD, but I don't have one. What should I do? localhost:~ # zypper install curl-devel Restoring system sources... ...
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init-scripts in autoyast to autodeploy Suse Linux server

I'm deploying a base SLES11.1 server using autoyast. What I want to achieve is to install some packages on it after the deployment. So I use the init-script in the autoyast control file. Here is 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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openSUSE 12.1 x64: VNC presents “nobody's X11 desktop”

I activated VNC using Yast and it works but it only display's "nobody's X11 desktop". I use Apple Remote Desktop to connect and gave it username and password. I also tried with Chicken of the VNC ...
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ncurses-devel problems in SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11

Searching on the WEB, I found this tutorial (the only one that has convinced me) for installing a new kernel and I followed the steps provided. But, I got these problems: In the first step I tried ...
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enable ssh with autoyast

I'm installing a fresh openSUSE 13.1 with an autoyast xml file. I can't find the correct way to enable ssh and open the port in the firewall; the "Confirmation" screen shows that SSH service will be ...
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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 ...