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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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Open SUSE Tumbleweed KDE suddenly enabled “reduced motion”. How to disable?

Both Firefox and Brave act on the prefers-reduced-motion CSS media query. I found out that gtk-enable-animations=false is in nano ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini This file does not even has a message ...
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opensuse-leap 15 wlan not detected

I installed opensuse leap 15 in a an hp 250 laptop, but the wifi is not working. sudo iwconfig gives lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. and nmcli d gives eth0 ethernet connected ...
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Three external monitors with Choetech HUB-M21 on Open Suse

I recently bought a Choetech HUB-M21, which is a device with (among other things) three HDMI ports and two host ports. Host 1 talks to HDMI 1 and the USB devices, but ignores HDMI 2 and HDMI 3. ...
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How to send shutdown signal in OpenSUSE with Xfce from lock screen?

Where should I look for an option to enable system shutdown directly from lock screen, without logging in? I've activated 'Shutdown when button is pressed' in Xfce power manager, and it works as ...
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How to run postgresql on openSUSE Leap 15.2?

How do you run postgresql on openSUSE Leap 15.2? I've just installed it using zypper.
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How do I use an OPAL self-encrypting disk as a non-root disk?

I run an openSUSE Tumbleweed laptop with two disks; one root disk used for / and /boot/efi, and a home disk used for (unsurprisingly) /home. Both are currently encrypted with LUKS, and a key to the ...
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How to change virtual keyboad at KDE login/locking screen?

It's openSUSE 15.2 with default KDE, how to change virtual keyboard at login/locking screen (to Forence)?
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Custom resolution does not work in vega

Im trying to make customs resolutions based on the xrandr, but when trying the relutions via the display utility, it gets a black screen only. I dont know if this could be a issue of the driver or the ...
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How to make Virtualbox qt UI stop asking about USB Passthough every time I start it?

Every time I start it asks me in a dial log to "enable" or "disable" for USB Passthrough. The message also says that it will reappear after updates. The issue is I am on SUSE ...
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Why does an OpenSuSE upgrade (15.0 → 15.2) stop with a “base installation product not found”?

I've just tried to upgrade my OpenSuSE Leap 15.0 based home server to 15.2 by using a self-made DVD containing the official image. It failed. First, the installer announced an I/O error whilst trying ...
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Cannot open multiple instances of Firefox with xdg-open or kde-open5 in OpenSUSE due to “Firefox is already running” error

When I try from the command line $ kde-open5 http://unix.stackexchange.com/ $ xdg-open http://unix.stackexchange.com/ ... I get after a few seconds a dialog box on X11 telling me that Firefox is ...
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How to get two USB webcams to operate simultaneously on Raspberry Pi 4 running openSUSE Leap 15.2?

How do I get two USB webcams to operate simultaneously on a Raspberry Pi 4 running openSUSE Leap 15.2? I ultimately want this to work with Motion and seem to have eliminated that as I also fail with ...
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What is the use for this file pk_backend_zypp under /var/log and can I truncate it on OpenSuse Linux 13.2 (Harlequin)

I am running opensuse 13.2 and I have this file pk_backend_zypp under the /var/log directory which keeps growing. What could be the use of this file and can I truncate (zerorize) it without causing ...
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Error attempting renistall Grub2 bootloader from Opensuse Leap 15.2 Rescue Console

Following a recent problematic patch my Opensuse Leap 15.2 system stalled during boot, then landed me at the grub prompt. So I booted to the rescue console and attempted to chroot to reinstall the ...
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opensuse avoid typing password twize

I have installed opensuse with encrypted root file system. On boot, I have to type my password twice. I have followed this tutorial to avoid this behaviour, and then repeated Step 3 and 4 for sdb2, ...
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Getting MP4 to play in Firefox in OpenSuse

I'm not sure since when, but MP4 videos are not playable anymore on Firefox. There's an error message in the Web-Console saying HTTP-Content-Type "video/mp4" is not supported. OS: OpenSuse ...
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Get currently installed packages

I am currently running OpenSuse 15.2. I am wondering how to download all the sources (not really the sources, but the rpm-s) of the currently installed packages to use them as a repo for a new ...
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Is there any good reason to use Gnome Software Center over the distro's package manager?

My question is simple: Is there any good reason to use Gnome Software Center over the distro's package manager? I just decided to switch to Open SUSE Tumbleweed after six months using Arch, and by ...
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How to fix two GRUBs due to multiple Linux installations and invalid boot entries

Up until yesterday I was using Arch for the best part of the year, but I decided to try Open Suse Tumbleweed because it seems to be more stable and organized. I installed it using an USB stick and on ...
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Troublshooting analog output on OpenSuse Leap 15.1

I recently upgraded my OpenSuse Leap 15.1. Since the upgrade, my analog output stopped working. When I connect my headphone, there is no sound. I tested my headphone with my phone and it's working ...
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Unable to download jEdit plugins on openSUSE Leap 15.2

I am using jEdit 5.1.0 (and openjdk 11.0.8 2020-07-14) on openSUSE Leap 15.2 and unable to install plugins through its plugin manager. Each time I select a plugin and click the Install button, the ...
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Is there a way to make kdump dump its log onto the frame buffer?

I was wondering if there is a way to make kdump dump its log onto the frame buffer (the screen where the xserver is displayed) rather than into the system console. I know this isn't really possible ...
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How to update my ssh known hosts list?

I changed my /etc/hosts, added something like this: 10.188.x.x client-1 10.188.y.y client-2 I used that setting for a while (ssh client-1), then I changed the file a second time to this: 10.188.x....
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Full system partition, moving system folders and editing fstab

I have two partition one with system and other partition with home and data. I found this question that have solution to my problem, but I'm not sure how exactly to apply it to my system, what I'm ...
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Missing syslog entries for OpenSSH

I would like to save the log for OpenSSH client. The manual says that I can use ssh -y example.com to turn on logging. Configuration manual says that the default Syslog facility is user; I didn't ...
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Codec Issue with OpenSuse (Tumbleweed)

I just installed OpenSuse for the first time in my life. I am trying to run some videos on it. But VLC throws an error VLC could not decode the format "h264" (H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10)) I ...
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Can't see dwm in sddm on opensuse Leap 15.2

I installed dwm on opensuse leap 15.2 and was expecting to see it in the desktop session list, though it's not there. I see IceWM Session, Plasma,TWM, Plasma(FullWayland) and Plasma(Wayland) Is there ...
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Ubuntu application sidebar on openSUSE

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome on my main computer, which has this sidebar on the left side where I see currently running applications or pinned applications (no idea what that's called, the ...
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How to stop Zoom from randomly muting itself?

I'm on Arch right now, but I had the same problem (although slightly less often) on openSUSE Tumbleweed. Basically, whenever I enter or leave a breakout room in Zoom, and sometimes randomly while I'm ...
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Upgrade outdated PHP Modules

If I execute php -i then I get this at the top: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: curl: Unable to initialize module Module compiled with module API=20170718 PHP compiled with module API=20180731 How can ...
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Sony WH-1000XM3 BT headphones stops working after some time

I'm using Sony WH-1000XM3 bluetooth headphones with my openSUSE 15.2 with kernel 5.8. Everything works fine most of the time, but sometimes (few minutes to 1 hour after connecting headphones) sound ...
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openSUSE - How to automatically start service on boot?

If I reboot my server then mysql service does not start automatically. How can I remove/add services to start on boot?
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OpenSUSE: Installation of packages failed

I'm traying to install openSuse 15.2 (openSUSE-Leap-15.2-DVD-x86_64) in Virtualbox. But all the time I get an error after an error that packages can not be installed: Always the same Digest mismatch: ...
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Firefox on openSUSE 15.1 and 15.2 does not load webpages if an internet connection was established after the browser was launched

On my notebook with openSUSE 15.1, Firefox (version 78.1) does not load new webpages if an internet connection was established after launching the browser. If I launch the browser before creating an ...
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RDP from Windows to Linux

Today I wanted to make my RDP from Windows to OpenSuse. After successful setup and configuration I can connect to my RDP but can't make any changes or see any views on OpenSuse desktop. When I login ...
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How do I open firewall for NFS server on OpenSuse Tumbleweed?

When I disable the server firewall, the exported directories appear on the NFS client. Otherwise they don't. I've tried allowing the 'nfs' service on both the "public" and "internal&...
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XFS metadata I/O error

Something odd for a couple of days. I've just noticed a lot of error messages in dmesg. [11:34:02 2020] XFS (dm-5): metadata I/O error: block 0xf577b6e0 ("xfs_trans_read_buf_map") error 5 ...
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wired network keeps switching between “cable unplugged” and “connecting” but never connected

The os is Opensuse Leap 15.1 with AMD Ryzen7. The ethernet status shown in NetworkManager keeps switching between "cable unplugged" and "connecting" but never connected. Output of ...
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How to trace problem of application not starting in Linux?

I have opensuse leap 15.0. I installed a libero soc application from microsemi. It is giving me a bizarre problem. When installed libero soc v12, after clicking its desktop icon, it starts ...
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Enable Belgian keyboard for LUKS-LVM passphrase in OpenSUSE Leap 15.1

I have a new notebook from a German manufacturer with a Belgian keyboard and OpenSUSE Leap 15.1. The notebook was delivered with a temporary passphrase that you can change after completing the OS ...
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Dual monitor increases CPU load

Opensuse Leap 15.2 KDE5 Dell E5550 16 GB Ram SSD I've noticed that when I use another monitor CPU load when nothing significant is running jumps from 3-8% to 13-18%. And CPU temperature almost always ...
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Can not access PHP-FPM site

Using OpenSUSE v15.2, Apache. Installed PHP-FPM with zypper. Followed instructions on this site: https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Apache_FastCGI_and_PHP-FPM_configuration I restarted Apache and PHP-FPM. ...
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Using X11 on OpenSUSE with WSL2

I installed WSL2 on my computer, and with it I grabbed OpenSUSE so I could get some experience with a distro besides Ubuntu. I sideloaded OpenSUSE 15.1, and it installed fine and loads into the ...
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Is rsyslog a mandatory requirement in Linux with journald?

Note that this question is mainly about the openSUSE distro, but a general answer will also be appreciated. Since journald can be used to do all the logging work (when forwardtosyslog option is ...
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Check if service is Enabled, Disabled, Running or Stopped

Is it possible to check if a service is either enabled, disabled, running or stopped? I know I can use service $app status to see if it's running or dead, but how can I tell if the service has been ...
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Portable solution instead of using Debian specific `column -n`

I know that on Debian Linux distros, there is an extension -n flag to prevent column command from merging multiple adjacent delimiters into a single delimiter when using the -t option. But, I was ...
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Need help with Yast first boot

Trying to use Yast firstboot for invoking scripts after executing firstboot workflow but the sample scripts placed in the defaults location doesn't show any signs of it's getting invoked. Not able to ...
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load a previously removed module

trying to install nvidia drivers and typed by chance: modprobe -r nouveau. Is there a easy way to load again the module nouveau? both modprobe nouveau and modprobe -a nouveau do not work. I'm on ...
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Installing a kernel for Opensuse Leap 15.0

I'm on Opensuse Leap 15.0 with kernel 4.12.14. I need a kernel version > 4.15 in order to use some HW . I looked into https://kernel.opensuse.org/ but I didn't find any kernel for Leap 15.0. ...
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How to start SSH on boot without systemctl?

I am new to the Linux world. I am a chemistry student but since our lab researches on computational chemistry area I need to understand Linux, as the calculations are run on a cluster running OpenSUSE....

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