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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 bit of new Linux playground and I needed your guys expertise for configuring it. I am trying to install XRDP ...
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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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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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Installing to a PCIE sata card

I have an ASUS P5Q deluxe from an old gaming computer that I'm converting to a server. Unfortunately, while their silly onboard fake RAID thing(drive xpert) worked fine in Windows, the drives are not ...
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How to make grub mount encrypted LVM partition

I have such boot sequence: system boots from external disk, right after start it asks about password for LVM encrypted partition (which holds /root and /home), I enter it, the partitions are mounted, ...
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interface bonding OpenSuse 10.2

Thanks for taking a look... I have a very old active OS, unfortunatly due to supplier issues I cannot upgrade to a newer version but I need to get Interface bonding active. The OS is OpenSUSE 10.2 ...
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Rate limiting with tc on vlans

I have found this prior answer (https://serverfault.com/questions/461153/vlan-based-rate-limiting-using-tc), however attempting to add the vlan match to my script yields : What is "handle"? Usage: ....
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Postfix service enabled but won't start on reboot

The postfix service won't start after rebooting the system. We are using our own custom Linux OS based on OpenSuse 12.1 and recently verification departement has found that the /var repository is ...
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How to change KMail composer default settings?

I use KMail on OpenSuse. How can I store default settings for font, font size, font color, background color and so on in such a way that I get them every time that I open the program? Please consider ...
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enable ssh with autoyast

I'm installing a fresh openSUSE 13.1 with an autoyast xml file. I can't find the correct way to enable ssh and open the port in the firewall; the "Confirmation" screen shows that SSH service will be ...
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Cannot add ubuntu to the suse grub

I am running SuSE 11.2. I also have windows and Ubuntu on the same machine. The problem is that I cannot get Ubuntu to show as a boot option on SuSE's grub. The Ubuntu partition is on /dev/sda5. Here ...
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Opensuse default color theme from 13.1 in 13.2?

Is there a straight way to setup the old "default" color theme (the one from 13.1) in 13.2 ? The "default" color theme has changed. The problem is that i've started a wiki using some ksnap-shots of ...
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How to install lsb_release in opensuse 13.2?

I want to know the command through which I can install lsb_release in opensuse 13.2 while using OpenSUSE 13.2 through a terminal.
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Reason to use startproc, killproc and checkproc in Sys-V type init scripts in OpenSUSE

In OpenSUSE 11.4 sysvinit-tools package contains startproc, killproc and checkproc binaries which according to /etc/init.d/skeleton file and OpenSUSE documentation should be used in Sys-V type of init ...
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Can I easily switch from openSUSE Tumbleweed to Leap without reinstalling everything?

I used to like the idea of a rolling release distribution, but now I have moved to a location where the ISP has datacaps and I don't want to be constantly installing updates. I want to switch to Leap ...
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Thinkpad x240 requires three fingers to scroll, only after suspend

Every time I suspend, when I start up again I can't scroll with two fingers but I have to use three. Does anyone know how to fix this? It works after restart. My system is a Thinkpad x240 running ...
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OpenSuse : Not able to login after having disabled Wayland

Because of common issues with a laggy mouse, I decided to disable Wayland on my brand new installation of OpenSuse on my Desktop PC. I had performance issues with Wayland, but when I selected "Gnome ...
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Accessing internet hosts from qemu guests behind a bridged network

I am trying to set up a number of qemu quests on the same private network. I want them to not be accessible outside the host but they should be able to access each other and resources from the ...
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Replacing GNOME with KDE on openSUSE

I was on openSUSE Leap 15. I was using GNOME desktop environment. I installed KDE Plasma with this method: https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:KDE_install After installing KDE Plasma, I also upgraded my ...
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How to create a user with given password on SuSE from command line?

I need to create bunch of new users with given password. What I want is a script that I would pass the user name of new user and it will create/add the user and set its password. (the password is the ...
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No GTK settings in Opensuse 13.2, KDE Plasma 5

I remember that in KDE 4 (at least in Kubuntu) and also in other KDE 5 environments I tested, there were some appearance settings for GTK applications. I have installed Opensuse 13.2 with Xfce ...
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How to solve the problem of ntp “Unable to contact time server” from KDE?

I want to set date and time automatically but this error appears when I try to .. I'm using openSUSE, I tried different servers but it didn't work either, help please! It doesn't seem to be a network ...
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problem of denied access using kvm

I would like to test kvm with opensuse tumbleweed. I successfully installed kvm, but I am stuck in creating my first VM. The trick is that I want to have the VM's directory in an external HDD. When ...
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OpenSUSE wired connection works but WiFi does not

I am able to connect to the Internet on OpenSUSE using a wired connect. I can connect to my wireless network and access Google but no other sites. I'm not sure where to start. I've tried Googling ...
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Ctrl-Enter for Midnight Commander not working in X terminals in Fedora, working in OpenSuse

I like Midnight Commander. Might have to do with starting with DOS machines in the early 90s in Russia, but now I just really like the integration of the command line with a two-panel file list. And a ...
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sort command understanding the logical sequence

sort -k 2 filename.txt means that it sorts by the second key but what would this following command mean: sort -k 3.3,3.5 for this data: For example: I got this--> Man in Winter England ...
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linux + cant run dialog utility + got errors

Linux kernel: 3.0.13-0.27-default #1 SMP I’ve installed “dialog” utility ( /usr/bin/dialog ) just copied bin file to /usr/bin When I have tried to run it, error message regarding missing libncursesw....
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Leap 15.0 New subclipse installation within eclipse hangs when connecting to svn server

Fresh installation of eclipse build id: 20181214-0600 on OpenSuse Leap 15.0. Using gnome and jdk11.0.2, Subclipse 4.3.0.201901172050 SVNKit Client Adapter 1.8.12.3 with SVNKit Library 1.8.12....
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Automatically start a script while booting on OpenSuse 11

I need the following sample script to run when OpenSuSe 11 is booting: #!/bin/sh i=0; while true; do "SOME COMMAND FOR SAVING i TO ANOTHER PLACE" &> /dev/null i=$((i+1)) sleep 1 ...
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Change and Remove several package by command

I want to remove several package by using rpm -qa --last to check, i afraid doing wrongly and crash the system. Question: I have installed pcsc tool for two installation in one system, how to set ...
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How do I find a package that provides a given file in OpenSuSE?

I am thinking on some like Contents-<arch>.gz on Debian. A network service were also okay. Does it exist? Simple elaboration: For example, we need a binary named exampletool, which we know very ...
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How to resolve btrfs errors? copying from btrfs to another partition?

I had a working system that was running out of space. So I added space to the end of the disk. Boot from gparted ISO launched gparted moved partition 3 of 3 to the right. Went to resize partition ...
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empty 70-persistent-net.rules on SuSe 13.1 and ethernet device called eno1

openSuse 13.1 configured my network controller as eno1 during installation. Also eno1 device can not be configured by KDE Network Connection tool, it doesn't allow you to add a connection for this ...