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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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How to enable mouse in Midnight Commander in KDE3 Konsole?

Some time ago I installed openSUSE 13.2 and I don't remember doing anything special (but maybe my memory fails me). Anyway, when I run Konsole, and then Midnight Commander in it mouse works. I ...
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How to install latest nodejs (13) on OpenSUSE?

It seems that the most recent version in standard package managers is nodejs10. Is there any options to install nodejs13 or at least 12, or nvm? None of instructions I found on the Internet worked ...
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Unable to joind a samba PDC

Recently I configured my Samba Server version 4.1.12 as a PDC (Primary Domain Controller) in Opensuse 13.2. Unfortunately I can't join the domain from my client machine based in Windows 7 and 10. On ...
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Linux: OpenSuse: Cron/Postfix: Change sender name with MAILFROM

when I get output from a cron job on OpenSuse, it has always this format in "From" Header: "(Cron Daemon)" <user@hostname.domain> I figured out how to change the "user" and the "hostname....
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Repository problem in opensuse tumbleweed

During VLC installation (from VLC repository) from this page VLC on opensuse tumbleweed , it asked either trust temporarily, trust always or reject a new key and I selected to trust it temporarily (a ...
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OpenSuSE Leap 15.1 installation: System startup fails because of read-only file system

On a virgin PC I have this problem with a freshly-installed openSuSE Leap 15.1: Installation runs fine, but when booting from hard drive for the first time, the boot menu as well as the "Loading linux"...
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Unable to set default sink with pactl

A few days ago I wrote a bash script to change my audio device output via a hotkey. This has suddenly stopped working. I have two profiles. The first is my speaker, the second is for headphones. ...
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openSUSE: “Permission denied” error on Cron log file

using: openSUSE Leap 42.2 /etc/cron.d/mysite file content: * * * * * wwwrun /usr/bin/php /srv/www/mysite/cron.php >> /var/log/apache2/mysite.cron 2>&1 /etc/cron.d/ dir content: /etc/...
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OpenSSL PKCS#11 failed loading private key

I am running OpenSUSE LEAP15.1 and a seeing the following when trying to use a Nitrokey USB HSM: engine "pkcs11" set. Unable to load module (null) Unable to load module (null) PKCS11_get_private_key ...
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snapd fails on openSUSE Leap 15.1

I've installed and enabled snappy on my openSUSE Leap 15.1 system according to this documentation: https://snapcraft.io/docs/installing-snap-on-opensuse When adding the repository, I used the one for ...
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Dual boot linux freezes after about 5 minutes of login. The mouse can be moved, but no clicks, no reactions

I have successfully installed Linux distro alongside Windows. After the installation, login and about 5 minutes of activity it freeze completely. I have tried Linux mint, OpenSUSE, Debian, Fedora, and ...
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Syntax errors while connecting over SSH

When connecting to some linux servers over ssh with my openSUSE 15.1 machine, I get weird EOF and syntax errors. I run pretty much a standard setup and haven't changed anything but enabling pubkey ...
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openSUSE - Repository 'XY' is invalid - change repository to load from internet instead from medium

I try to install some PHP modules: zypper install php7.0-gd php7.0-mcrypt php7.0-curl php7.0-intl php7.0-xsl php7.0-mbstring php7.0-openssl php7.0-zip php7.0-soap Output: Failed to mount cd:///?...
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kde screen rotation causes corrupted image

my GPU is nvidia GF300m and OS opensuse Tumbleweed upToDate I want to rotate screen of my external monitor and when I run xrandr -d :0 -o left then displayed image is corrupted, switching to virtual ...
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Zypper packages status flag explanation

As I am working on automating the patch process on a Suse machines. I would like to get a clearer image on the packages status lifecycle. First of all, I am trying to list the available patches and ...
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What is meant by “Lock packages” and when exactly it is used

I moved to openSUSE recently. In their cheat sheet, there is a section called "Lock packages". Can someone explain for me what they are and when they're used? for example: lock all packages ...
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How to change usergroup?

I've created a new user for FTP. useradd -g www-data -d /srv/www/vhosts/project/ black I made a mistake, I actually need the user to be in the group www. How can I change the group?
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SLES12 : How to run a process with a specific user?

I want to run a process with a specific user. On RHEL 7, I am able to this with: source /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions daemon --user=myuser $JAVA_HOME/bin/java -cp $appClassPath $MAIN_CLASS How can I ...
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How do I develop a YaST module that is available in the main menu of YaST?

I've read the official YaST module development documetations and I've implemented my YaST module successfully. Now I would like to create a myModule menu entry in YaST, i.e., when I type yast, to have ...
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Can not switch from en_US.US-ASCII to en_US.UTF8

I am using many non ASCII characters in my filenames and up untill now everyone worked correctly. I am running openSUSE Tumbleweed and currently updated to the 20191118. I have noticed that my ...
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Uploading files from SUSE Linux to Google Drive using command line or shell

How do I upload files from SUSE Linux to Google Drive using command line or shell scripting? I have seen the question Mount Google Drive in Linux?, which suggests "Grive" and "Gdrive", but these fail ...
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Can be the snapshots made by Snapper used in LiveCD?

Restoring root system by snapper in openSUSE KDE just made my OS crashed so maybe it can be used in LiveCD. Snapper will create some snapshots in the .snapshot folder, they can be used in command-line ...
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Error installing rtl8821ce driver On Opensuse

I have tried a lot to install wireless driver (rtl8821ce) on opensuse with no result all package's old (i use opensuse tumbleweed 20191109 kernel v 5.3.8-1) And it was easy to install it on (debian's ...
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huge files /var/log/messages and /var/log/warn

After an update last week, something is bloating up the messages and warn files in my /var/log/ folder. Closer inspection revealed that the following line was printed to the files every 0.000001 ...
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Execute Command from docker on host

I do have a few question but first I want to explain what I am trying to do. I am working on creating my own mirror for the opensuse repositories with rsync. This is already tested and works so far. ...
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How to configure the specified repository for only one package?

I want to change the repository for libavcodec in opensuse from tumbleweed to pacman аnd remain all other packages on the official repo after adding pacman. Please explain how to do this? It looks ...
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Fixing a broken btrfs partition?

I'm having a lot of trouble with an install of openSUSE Leap (14.2) on a btrfs partition. Today I booted the computer up and it would get stuck at the loading screen, without ever getting to the ...
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Laptop does not resume from hibernation

So the hibernation in OpenSUSE Tumbleweed seems to work on my ThinkPad P73 laptop, but only in one direction. When I try to resume from hibernation, the laptop only boots like I rebooted it without ...
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SD card reader not detected by Linux kernel 5.3

My laptop's SD card reader is recognized by Linux (OpenSUSE Tumbleweed) as "RTS525A PCI Express Card Reader", yet it is not visible by the system when I insert an SD card (tried it with SD cards of ...
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How to resolve “A start job is running for /dev/disk/by-id/…” on boot?

After I cloned my smaller Linux disk onto a larger disk and put it into my computer and booted, I started getting the message A start job is running for /dev/disk/by-id/INTEL-...160{...
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Clonezilla and BTRFS, GRUB and boot

I cloned my Btrfs drive with OpenSUSE Tumbleweed installed on it to a larger drive with Clonezilla, I've even tried doing this sector-by-sector. Yet, even though the process appears to have been ...
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Is there a way how to persist vncmanager settings for user?

vncmanager has a nice GUI settings tool called vncmanager-controller. It's great for one-off, ad hoc settings but what if I want this settings to be applied always, whenever I log in through VNC. Or ...
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I have no firewall2 file

I have firewall2.d but no firewall2 file. I am trying to set up a lamp server but all the directions I get are for firewall2 "no d". I looked into firewall2.d but it doesn't have what they are ...
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Feature for showing last visited file system locations

I'm transitioning from MacOS to Linux. In MacOS, there a program called Default Folder X, which embeds itself into Finder (the system file browser) by adding the feature which allows one to navigate ...
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Is OpenSUSE 13.2 still upgradeable?

I've been running OpenSuSE 13.2 32-bit for ages because I'm lazy and I my private computer is only for causal browsing and media replay. I'm forced to upgrade now because more and more web sites (and ...
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GDBM under OpenSUSE Leap 1.2 preinstalled

I tried to save in GDBM base a structure with 4 double numbers using GDBMTool with define content { double a1, etc }. Looks like it all worked and gdbmtool confirms it like: ==========================...
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vncserver configuration for specific users

I want to configure vncserver in such a way that only a specific port is allowed but when i do it in //usr/bin/vncserver, it works for root user. So if I have a user (e.g john) and I switch from ...
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vncserver sessions

How to kill all open sessions of vncserver. I have about 40+ sessions in open state in vncserver and wants to shutdown all of these sessions so that the new session starts again from 0.
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Circonflex and backtick cannot be typed in most applications

OpenSuse does not ship with my preferred keyboard layout (NEO2). It is a German keyboard layout but not the standard German keyboard layout. After downloading and executing the install script, I was ...
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Failed to install miniconda on Opensuse 12.2

I am not all that familiar with Opensuse and I am now trying to install miniconda on such an OS. I have downloaded the .sh installer and ran bash Miniconda3-latest-Linux-x86_64.sh The installer did ...
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Leap's haveged overheats CPU on Inspiron

I'm using Leap 15.1 on Inspiron 15. Sometimes, laptop's CPU is overheating from 53 C to 84+ C and fan's speed ups. The first process in CPU usage level is the root's haveged. Now, only laptop's reboot ...
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Cannot switch keyboard layouts in KDE anymore

I cannot switch KDE layouts anymore. Despite having two layouts correctly configured in System Settings, I hope, please see the screenshot below, and layout indicator in tray clearly showing CZ flag, ...
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MATE Desktop - Change mouse right click settings?

I'm using opensuse MATE v1.22.1 and I am having issues right clicking. When I right click on the desktop or a folder inside of the file explorer, caja (which I believe is the MATE equivalent of ...
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How can I access a rdp remote application on linux?

I have a webfeed url for a rdp remote application, served on a remote windows machine. If I was on a windows OS, I could just go to the control panel and there would be an option there (as shown on ...
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Always underline mnemonics / keyboard accelerators in LibreOffice under KDE?

I want Alt+Character hotkeys always to be underlined in LibreOffice under KDE (OpenSuse Leap 15.1). I have configured the GUI theme with "Always show accelerators", but LibreOffice seems to ignore ...
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How to make openSUSE installer see my boot partition?

I would like to install openSUSE Leap 15.0 next to my old openSUSE (dual boot). But I am stuck at the partitioning stage. I have such partitions: old (unused here) /dev/sda1 (1GB) EFI System ...
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How to fix UTF-8 / locale problem in openSUSE Linux (in terminal / file names and program dialogues)

I have some file / folder names which are not 7-bit clean and they are not displayed correctly in my openSUSE system. Example for the folder /music/Gabriel_Fauré: # ls -1d /music/Gabriel_Faur? /...
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Grub2/LUKS How to avoid to type the passphrase twice?

I am on the latest OpenSUSE Tumbleweed and this guide has not worked for me. I did everything like in the guide except I did not generate a new random key and added it to the harddisk but used the ...
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openSUSE Linux - How change phpize to match the php version?

I figured out that php-config --version prints 7.3.7, while php -v prints 7.2.5. How can I make phpize to have the same version as my php which shows in phpinfo() ?
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Can't ping a SUSE server from an OpenSUSE server

I am new to Linux OS. I have two Linux servers but one is running OpenSUSE flavour and another is running SUSE. Both of them are able to ping the same flavours but not each other. Actually I was ...