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A general purpose operating system built on top of the Linux kernel, developed by the community-supported openSUSE Project.

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Should I disable cups, lvm2-lvmpolld and lvm2-monitor?

I am using the Cinnamon Desktop Environment in OpenSuSe Tumbleweed, btrfs with grub snapshots without lvm. I don't need to use a printer. Will disabling these services cause problems?
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OpenSUSE not showing up on EFI boot menu after Tumbleweed update (Btrfs with LUKS)

The issue: A few days ago, I updated OpenSUSE tumbleweed and didn't remember seeing anything out of the ordinary. However, when I tried to reboot my computer it went into rEFInd fine but when OpenSUSE ...
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How to add user to have super user permission

I am using OpenSuse linux 12.3 version & i have created new user called jenkinsadmin. with this account i am unable to create a folder/file inside /usr, /opt, /var locations . To enable sudo ...
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ps aux --headers problem on openSUSE Leap 15.3 when redirect output

The following works ok on openSUSE Leap 15.3. As in the header line is repeated for each screen of output when I scroll the screen back with the scroll bar on the terminal: ps aux --headers But when ...
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Many "cannot determine ksym provides" errors when packaging vanilla Kernel (git tag v5.17)

I am trying to build a RPM package for openSUSE Leap 15.2, because I need some special drivers, which are not implemented (or not back-ported) to Kernel v5.3. Cloned the GitHub repository from Linus ...
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How to copy ALL files, from root, to an external hard drive in opensuse 15.2

Good day everyone. Since I'm going to format my laptop, I'm trying to copy all files, along with symlinks, hidden files and so on, starting from / I launched this command sudo rsync -avxHAXWS --...
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How to restore mariadb to default after DB corruption

my DB got corrupted after that there was no free space available. I have tried many solutions, but nothing works so far. I have a backup of my application DB but not of the whole mysql DB. Despite ...
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Open Suse only root can use service

Noob Question I am using OpenSuse Tumbleweed in WSL Windows 11. I am unable to use service to start or check the status of applications as a regular user. Only Root. I get the following error: service:...
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OpenSuSE Leap 15.3: Update 2022-55 (1) (recommended update for audacity) fails due to missing ffmpeg-3

Every time I'd like to update my OpenSuSE Leap 15.3 (x86_64) system, the software updater in the systray stumbles upon a recommended update for audacity (2022-55 (1)). It always fails to get installed ...
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How can I shrink a BtrFS filesystem being a LV in OpenSUSE 15.3?

I have a sys Volume Group (VG) like this: lvs LV VG Attr LSize Pool Origin Data% Meta% Move Log Cpy%Sync Convert boot sys -wi-ao---- 664.00m ...
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Install *.domain.com SSL certificate in openSUSE Leap 15.2

I have the budle, the .key/.pem and everything else. How should I install it on the local machine?
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Is "bios boot partition" unsupported on openSUSE 15.3?

I'm trying to install OpenSUSE 15.3 from a multiboot USB key on a HP Proliant DL385 G7. I'm not experienced with OpenSUSE, but I need it (or CentOS, or Debian) in order to be able to install HP ...
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Multimonitor with two graphic cards

Today I connected a second monitor to my PC (OpenSuse Leap 15.3 with KDE Desktop ). So far I had only one (Lenovo ThinkVision T27i-10) connected to my Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 and now I Connected a ...
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I'm tired of random freezes...Can anyone help me, please?

I don't know why but even Opensuse Leap 15.3 like all the others distros freezes randomly and keyboard doesn't work when this issue occurs. I tried all journalctl commands and i can't get any clues. I ...
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Opensuse black screen after suspend but second monitor works

I have a new 9X13A2 Lifebook laptop and installed OpenSUSE Tumbleweed. After some fiddling everything works, except that when I suspend the system the screen stays black when it wakes up. When I ...
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mount -t cifs only mounts as root and no longer honours uid and gid

I can only mount a remote cifs share as root even though I am using uid and gid with a valid user. This did work for years, with fstab remaining unchanged. I have been patching (this is openSUSE Leap ...
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Tried setting up a script on opensuse Tumbleweed

I simply followed a yt video on making a systemd script/service. Made the .sh file (gamemode-start.sh) which just contains "gamemoded -r" (with no quotas) so that gamemode autostarts on ...
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XDG_DATA_DIRS env variable using two separator types in fish shell

After doing an OS upgrade (opensuse leap 15.2 -> 15.3), my XDG setup broke. Among other things, my XDG_DATA_DIR env var uses two different value separators: : and . Current XDG_DATA_DIRS value: /...
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Are USB c headsets compatible with Linux?

just a quick question: In the past I had problems with 3.5 because the audio worked but the microphone didn't work. I switched to a headset with USB A, where I no longer had any problems. ...
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How would I install grub from a live USB of another linux distro?

I installed OpenSUSE (the offline installer) alongside Windows 7 but Grub2 couldn't find Windows to boot from. When I formatted the partition where Grub2 was installed, Windows was able to boot again. ...
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Missing "en" locale

I'm on openSUSE Tumbleweed, and I'm trying to universally change my time to 24-hour format. Mostly for the KDE lock screen, but also other things. My first attempt was to set RC_LC_TIME="en_GB&...
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XFS: metadata I/O error in "xfs_trans_read_buf_map" error 5

Linux is continuously throwing these error logs: XFS: metadata I/O error in "xfs_trans_read_buf_map" at daddr ... len 32 error 5 XFS: xfs_imap_to_bp: xfs_trans_read_buf() returned error -5 ...
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Install apt-get on openSUSE

On my system, openSUSE (15.1) is installed, as is zypper packet manager, which I'm not used to. Specifically, I think it lacks a huge amount of software, that I would like to use. I did already manage ...
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OpenSUSE firewall services map

How are services mapped to ports in firewalld on openSUSE? I would have expected /etc/services. I saw this was recently moved to /usr/etc/services, but that doesn't seem to be the place either. ...
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Login Times out after reboot and im unable to login to the server

I have an old SLES 12 SP1 (no GUI) server that I recently patched and when I reboot the server it was just showing me an empty black screen and the mouse pointer. (Tried Ctrl+Alt+F1-F9, and nothing ...
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How to check if mount is ready (not busy) (opensuse)?

If I create the following mount: mount -o user=root,pass=test123 //samba1/testshare /mnt/d928a47b-9ee0-40cd-a356-fa382a7ea8e5 I can view it by running mount: mount ... //samba1/testshare on /mnt/...
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Troubleshoot a systemd service crash because of SystemCallFilter=

In OpenSUSE coturn-4.5.2-4.1.x86_64 the .service file contains a seemingly generated part with the allowed capabilities and system calls. They're probably trying to sandbox it in case of ...
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Having an issue mapping to Linux Samba share from my Win 10

I have a Samba share setup on a OpenSuse 12.2 machine. So it's using SMB 1.0. Now a few months ago I use to be able to map a network drive to that share with no problem. But now all of a sudden I ...
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'netcat' not working as expected on Arch, but works on openSUSE Tumbleweed? What's going on?

I'm having a bit of trouble utilising netcat on Arch, specifically, the GNU version of it. My situation: I basically made a simple server in Python that can accept multiple clients and send responses. ...
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Using LVM with RAID1

I am using SLES 15 SP3. I need to setup RAID1 with LVM using autoyast.xml In the AutoYast guide, I found examples of how to setup: LVM RAID They seem pretty straightforward and I even tried them and ...
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Can't restart MariaDB after adding datadir line to my.cnf file

Having a issue getting MariaDB to restart after adding the following line to the [mysqld] section of my.cnf: datadir = /home/mysql It won't restart. Could this be a permissions issue. This is the ...
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Can't get MariaDB to start..OpenSuse 15.2

I am logged in as root and below is what I see when I try to start the service. I have removed and reinstalled, I have also ran mysql_install_db. So far I haven't been able to resolve this issue. ...
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Using a builtin GUI in openSUSE

I want to browse the internet with firefox and found that there was no DISPLAY environment variable and I also had the following message : You did not install any X-Server (e.g. Xorg)! Please install ...
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Getting (MSI) AMD Radeon RX6600 to work on openSUSE Leap 15.3

Changing from Nvidia GTX760 video card to (MSI) AMD Radeon RX6600 on openSUSE Leap 15.3 I have run openSUSE for many years through many version upgrades and a few hardware ones too. Since Leap 15.2/15....
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Update two devices on the same local network by one download

I have two laptops with the same exact OS of openSUSE Leap 15.3 on my local network. I want to be able to update both of them with sudo zypper ref and sudo zypper up at the same time and by just one ...
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Detect all the OS packages that are needed to be installed in order to use the path

Given a path, I want to detect all the OS packages that needed to be installed, in order to use it. For example: > /bin/rpm -qf --queryformat "[%{NAME}]\n" /usr/bin/tcsh tcsh Sometimes ...
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RPM returns badly printed OS package of a path

I'm trying to find a related OS package of a path. I use rpm for that. For example: > /bin/rpm -qf --queryformat '[%{NAME}]' /usr/bin/tcsh tcsh But I noticed that there are packages that are ...
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What is the canonical way to run a .sh from file manager?

Hope, this belongs here and not e.g. on SU. I would like to make my life a bit easier and therefore want to be able to run a script.sh from file manager. This is possible in other distributions (or ...
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MASQUERADE doesn't work - the response packets are lost

According to tcpdump, the initial packet from the VPN client gets its source address translated and sent to the destination and the response packet arrives, but this response packet is just lost. I ...
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed - Cannot access installation media during installation

Cannot seem to install OpenSUSE in a VMware Workstation as a virtual machine.
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Opensuse and PulseAudio: Failed to initialize SDL: Could not setup connection to PulseAudio

I am trying to open up kdenlive on an OpenSUSE system however I receive an error from the Terminal. Failed to initialize SDL: Could not setup connection to PulseAudio When I try to open up kdenlive ...
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Opensuse failed to start sound service

My laptop's audio stopped working. Checking the log I find the error failed to start sound service, but I am not sure what to check. I use Linux Opensuse 15.2 "journalctl" command show this: ...
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looking for tikz library {intersections}

I'm trying to use the intersections library in opensuse tumbleweed, but the compilation says it does not found. Where is the library or how can install it? I have used zypper and yast but it seems to ...
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How close are Leap 15.3 and SLE 15 SP3? Can I use one's rpms with the other?

Apologies if this is a stoopid question. With some effort I have managed to install openSUSE Leap 15.3 on my laptop. As you may know 15.3 is rather different to earlier releases in that it apparently &...
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erroe while configuring SLES 15 using autoinst.xml

Environment: SLES 15 SP3 Question: I got this error while installing and configuring SLES 15 SP3 using autoinst.xml file(autoyast) Internal error. Please report a bug report with logs. Run ...
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Size of SLES iso is more than OpenSUSE. Why?

I can't wrap my head around the fact that the size of SLES (SUSE Linux enterprise server) 15 SP2 is more than the size of OpenSuse Leap. Here the size for Intel or AMD 64-bit desktops, laptops, and ...
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Apparmor_opt, enhanced_base_opt not present in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 service pack 2

I had an OpenSUSE Leap15.2 OS. I used autoYaST for auto-installation. This is the patterns section of the autoYaST file. <patterns config:type="list"> <pattern>apparmor</...
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Keyboard and trackpad problems in Opensuse Tumbleweed 15

Recently I installed OpenSuse tumbleweed 15 on my 2015 MacBook 8,1 retina model, and both the keyboard and trackpad are not working (only externally connected ones). I'm not that experienced with ...
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openSUSE Tumbleweed: How do I get sudo crontab -u root -e to open the root crontab in nano instead of vi?

Just wondering the above. So far I've tried: export EDITOR=$(which nano) export SUDO_EDITOR=$(which nano) export VISUAL=$(which nano) in both ~/.bashrc and /root/.bashrc, as well as Defaults ...
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SLE: installing certbot and its NGINX plugin

openSUSE Tumbleweed Installing certbot and its NGINX plugin on openSUSE Tumbleweed was just straightforward: zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ecsos:server/...
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