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Questions tagged [opensuse]

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

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Fixing conflicting libstdc++ libraries (different gcc installations)

On OpenSUSE Leap 15.1: Default is gcc-7. I need gcc-5 (or >4.8). So I compiled it from source and installed into /usr/local. (the official gcc-7 is in /usr). Now a bunch of programs complain about ...
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apache2 server refuses connection

I am having trouble getting my apache2 server on my new dedicated server working. I tried to look at common trouble-causing problems like firewall, listening interfaces, apachectl -t and apachectl -S. ...
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H.264 support for Opera and openSUSE

I am using openSUSE Leap 42.2 and Opera 46.0.2597.57. Some videos on the internet (maybe the half on YouTube) do not work on Opera. YouTube tells me that I cannot watch the video and suggests me ...
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File /var/log/messages Doesn't Exist - openSUSE

I use openSUSE Leap 42.3 and there is no file /var/log/messages. How is that possible? I have seen that in this file are logs regarding my system. Edit Trying to install rsyslog I get sudo zypper ...
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OpenSuse Leap 15.1 Install shows mdContainer error on brand new HP Laptop

Yesterday, my laptop with OpenSuse 15.1 died after a couple of years of use. I went out and bought a new HP Spectre X360 15 laptop (15-DF0033DX) that has 16GB of RAM, 1 256GB SSD NVMe drive, and don'...
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OpenSuse: Error when start software manager or trying to add new repository.

When i trying to add or update repository, it show me error: Empty destination in URI:hd:///device=/dev/disk/byid/scsi1SanDisk_Cruzer_Blade_4C532000010320108422-part2 , also i have the same error when ...
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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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Reload network settings from ifcfg-* files in openSUSE 13.2

An application I'm working on writes the network settings by updating the /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-* files. Unfortunately these settings are not reloaded because every time I do ifconfig there is ...
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Installing OpenSUSE - Cannot format partitions

I'll make this fast. OpenSUSE is throwing up a whole bunch of errors when I try to install it. I am 90% sure that the partitions I set up are correct, but the installer doesn't seem impressed by my ...
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No GUI after reboot, no obvious errors (openSUSE 13.2, nvidia drivers)

Short version: Rebooted for the first time in months, following daily updates; proprietary Nvidia drivers; no GUI (KDE); no smoking gun (so far) in logs. Specs: openSUSE 13.2 (64-bit), fully up to ...
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Scaling issues of i7 3520M with intel_pstate module on Kernel 3.10.0

Few days ago I updated my openSUSE 12.3 system from Kernel 3.9.8-1.gf3348a8-desktop to 3.10.0-1.g3dcd746-desktop and since then, turbo mode of my i7 3520M is enabled by default and it does not ...
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Why do I get “Warning: Repository 'oss_update' appears to be outdated. Consider using a different mirror or server.”?

On WSL, I executed sudo zypper update, but I got this error message. Loading repository data... Warning: Repository 'oss_update' appears to be outdated. Consider using a different mirror or ...
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How to use WiFi in Opensuse 42.1

In superuser I did ifconfig and it detects my USB WiFi dongle. But I can't seem to work out how to set it up to connect to any networks. I'm not new to Linux but it's the first time I've used Suse. ...
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VNC Connecting issue in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4

I have created one the following instance on AWS (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-0c55353c85ac52c96 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 3 (HVM), EBS General ...
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Launching Chromium on startup with systemd

Task: Start Chromium on startup on openSUSE machine Problem: I think the problem is that I want to start a GUI program So far: Mon Aug 14; 06:45:00; marton;/etc/systemd ; $ Mon Aug 14; 06:45:00; ...
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Autofs doesn't mount shares on startup

I am using OpenSuSE 12.1 with homes shared through LDAP and NFS. ldap stores the maps. My problem is I can't have the shares mounted on boot. It's only working when restarting the autofs service ...
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Screen size in openSUSE 13.2 in VirtualBox 5.0.26

After a system update the virtual screen of my openSUSE is not getting automatically adjusted. That is, the "Auto-resize Guest Display" is grey. I have tried to install virtualBox addition using ...
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How to change desktop background via terminal on openSUSE?

I am using SUSE Studio to make a custom version of openSUSE with the KDE 4 desktop. A small problem is that the background is set by default to the chameleon light bulb. I suspect I can fix this ...
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Enabling XRDP for remote on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (HVM)

All these test activity I am carrying out on my AWS instance for my test purposes. I am trying to install XRDP for Remote access on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (HVM), SSD Volume Type on AWS &...
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How to unlock Kwalletmanager KDE4 with kwalletmanager5 KDE5?

I am a little lost with kwalletmanager5. I upgraded my system from OpenSuseLEAP42.1 to OpenSuseLEAP42.2 a couple of months ago. With KDE5. Since I updated my system I have problems with the ...
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zypper search output what does i+ mean?

I'm struggling to understand what does the '+' symbol mean in the zypper output search. I have some packages that in the S field have I, others I+. What is this + ? For some reason my system hasn't ...
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OpenSuse custom keyboard shortcuts not working

Note: This question is specifically on a clean install of OpenSuse 11.3 with gnome as the display/desktop manager I can't get custom keyboard shortcuts to work, default shortcuts are working properly,...
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Why does sudo xhost throw an error on openSUSE, but su -c xhost does not?

Here are some things that work: xhost su -c xhost su -c su `logname` -c xhost Here are some things that do not work: sudo xhost sudo su `logname` -c xhost sudo runuser -l `logname` -c xhost sudo -u ...
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how to resolve issue with autoYAST file

I am trying to install SUSE 12 service pack 3 using autoYAST file. I got an error when screen shows "configuring lan" as Augeas parsing/serializing error: Failed to match {/ipaddr/ = /[^\001-\004\...
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What's the best way to run a long script without the SSH client crashing?

I'm on OpenSUSE 12.1, so no tmux, and we're not allowed to install anything - wget is too old to download a binary as well. Often I and other users have to run long scripts that take several hours, ...
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Just installed openSUSE 11.3, and after 5 seconds , my keyboard goes to sleep for 1-2 characters?

My keyboard skips one or two characters, whenever I stop typing for 5 seconds or more. Since I just installed 11.3 openSUSE, I don't know if this issue is an improper configuration, a bug in 11.3, or ...
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Unable to set up WiFi drivers in Open Suse Leap 15.0

I have recently installed a Leap 15.0. I am facing the NO wiFi issue as many-many others did. There is no entry in the current hardware info of my system using hwinfo --wlan. When I remove the "--...
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Error “libpthread.so.0()(64bit) is needed by code-1.33.1-xyz”: Couldn't install VS Code in OpenSuse Tumbleweed

I have OpenSuse Tumbledweed Desktop Environment. OS details are below - rajkumar@localhost:~> cat /etc/os-release      NAME="openSUSE Tumbleweed" # VERSION="20190426" ID="opensuse-tumbleweed" ...
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Cmd to check pids used by particular cpu's

In our environment we have applications running in servers with 0-3( total 4 cpu's). While seeing 'top' command and choosing 1 option, able to see 4 cpu's ( example: a server has 4 cpu's). In this ...
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Is there a command named 'run_scripts' in open SUSE for the init daemon?

For a particular init daemon, I've come across a command 'run_scripts' and a directory specified after the 'run_scripts' for the initialization of those daemons. What is it, and why is it used in such ...
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Cannot find a compatible Vulkan device or driver - Unreal Engine

What I tried: Tried using Nouveau Tried installing NVIDIA drivers using Zypper Installed NVIDIA proprietary drivers (and uninstalled Nouveau) I was really hoping that the proprietary drivers would ...
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gdm graphical login prompt problem (OpenSUSE 11.2)

I'm trying to figure out why the graphical login prompt won't show up at the login page. I see the wallpaper just fine, but the graphical login prompt won't show up no matter how long I wait. So, In ...
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How to properly dualboot openSUSE and Windows 10

I've got a question regarding dualbooting openSUSE and Windows... I'd like to install openSUSE Leap 42.1 on my machine alongside Windows 10, Is there a way to do this using the Windows bootloader? I'...
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How to enable wifi using keyboard (Dell Inspiron 14r) in suse Linux 11.4

I have installed both Windows and SUSE Linux (11.4) on my Dell Inspiron 14r laptop. Both are working properly. I am facing one strange problem. I went to my Linux OS WiFi was working fine and I ...
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Where to start after openSUSE minimal WSL install && zypper error

I've been using Ubuntu minimal as my main WSL distro for quite a bit. I like the idea of a rolling minimal distro and benefits it has. Also I like to try something new. To manage my distribution I ...
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Creating an iso from the virtual machine

I have openSuse installed as a virtual machine on Oracle Virtual Box, and I have configured some softwares with the way I require. I need to replicate the similar environment on a new Server (NOT the ...
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glibc need the OS has 2.29 and I have 1 app that needs 2.27 max how to solve so both work?

Opensuse tumbleweed comes with glibc2.29, and so everything else in the system is dependant on it. However, I have CrashPlanDesktop and it needs 2.27 max. I found an opensuse repo with 2.27 easily. ...
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Writing openSUSE image to SD card

I am relatively new to Linux and I have assembled a raspberry PI 2 model B and I'm relatively inexperienced with Linux. I have tinkered in the past with SUSE and want to start doing it again. I have ...
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How can I make a service running in Guest VM in VirtualBox accessible outside the VM

I use Oracle VirtualBox and have a service that runs on a guest VM. If I'm under guest OS and open the service URL in Firefox the app works as expected: https://localhost:8443 I was told that I can ...
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GRUB not loading after installing OpenSuse TumbleWeed

Recently I decided to switch from Ubuntu to OpenSuse so normally I attained the TumbleWeed image from OpenSuse and began installing it. The installation process finished without any problem but after ...
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Unable to install anything on opensuse

I am failing to install any software, I keep getting this error: Retrieving repository 'openSUSE-Leap-42.3-Non-Oss' metadat[\] Download (curl) error for 'http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/...
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How can you get console backgrounds for Arch Linux?

I have tested out openSUSE and found that the tty1 is a bit different from other systems as the tty has got a background. I know that Knoppix has a tux penguin for each core the computer has, but I'm ...
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Displaying disks without partitions in openSUSE Leap 4.21

I am trying to allocate a Linux partition to a disk using an openSUSE VM (in VMPlayer). I have tried running sfdisk -l to find the disk, but when I do so I can only see drives with an existing Linux ...
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How to start plasma-desktop from SSH-console on desktop session?

I killed KDE's plasma-desktop on a openSUSE 11.2 machine, because it was eating too much CPU. How can I restart it via SSH or another tty session? On the affected computer there is only shown a ...
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Lower temperature thresholds for sensors

My eight month old Acer V3-571G is overheating: temperature fluctuates between 64 degC and 75 degC with only Firefox running and the exhausts are starting show some signs of melting. As soon as I ...
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How do I disable the openSuSE Tumbleweed “Software Updates” toolbar item?

I'm looking for a way to shut it off/prevent it from automatically running in the GUI. I've been able to flip it to monthly which helps since it doesn't annoy me as much, but still I really want it ...
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Gnome 3 on OpenSUSE 12.2 Proxy Porblem

Recently I've switched from Fedora 17 to OpenSUSE 12.2. I used to add my proxy from Network Settings>Network Proxy>Manual Method>Socks Hosts. But it doesn't work on openSUSE. I get the following ...
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Blacklisted Broadcom drivers are still loaded

I have certain Broadcom drivers clearly blacklisted in 50-broadcom-wl-blacklist.conf file in /etc/modprobe.d/: # modules blacklisted for broadcom-wl blacklist bcm43xx blacklist ssb blacklist b43 ...
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Static IP configuration on openSUSE

I'm tasked with configuring a static IP network in Linux openSUSE 11.3 (32-bit, a discontinued release I believe), for which OS I'm doing this for the first time. I need to configure the network ...
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Linux: Changing Permissions – No space left on device

I have an external drive. When I just plug the drive into the PC, with a default /etc/fstab file, the OS just detects it and it's there in the Dolphin browser. I can select it, I can navigate to it on ...