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You can add the following line to /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf: prepend domain-name-servers <working DNS IP(s) here>; This adds the DNS IP address(es) you specify before that/those provided by the DHCP. If you would like to add it/them after the address(es) provided by the DHCP, just use append domain-name-servers <working DNS IP(s) here>; If, ...


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Edit: See Gilles' answer for a way to fix the permissions and ownerships instead of trying to adjust based on my (for you probably incomplete) list. There are a few files that are normally owned by another group. Excerpt from my system: $ lsb_release -d Description: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.9 (squeeze) $ find /usr/bin -not -group root -exec ls -g {} \; | ...


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Yes, all files under /usr should be owned by root, except that files under /usr/local may or may not be owned by root depending on site policies. It's normal for root to own files that only a system administrator is supposed to modify. There are a few files that absolutely need to be owned by root or else your system won't work properly. These are setuid ...


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It sounds like you're either booting Windows 8.1 in legacy/BIOS/MBR mode (as opposed to EFI/GPT mode), or YaST is buggy and thinks that you have EFI booting enabled even though you don't. Another possibility is that your laptop's BIOS boots optical drives in EFI mode by default, causing YaST to load in EFI/GPT-only mode. Therefore, if there's a BIOS option ...



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