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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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How to make MTP work

I'm experiencing many problems trying to properly connect and access the memory of my phone from my Linux system. I'm running openSUSE 13.1, with KDE, and my phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo equipped ...
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.Xauthority file is empty

I have been trying to ssh -X to my cluster running OpenSUSE 11.2. It used to work well for me. But now I get this message: X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication. Failed to open the ...
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Restore backup of $HOME via rsync

I'm using Opensuse Leap 42.2 and use zypper as my preferred package manager. I did regular incremental updates of my home directory to an external drive via the script: #!/bin/bash source="/home/...
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KDE Splash Screen doesn't disappear

Whenever I boot OpenSUSE, The KDE splash screen appears, which is normal. What is not normal, however, is that it never disappears again ! The previous session's windows just appear. KDE is ...
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Enable core dumps for all applications started by a user with systemd

This is a follow-up to How to enable crash reports/core dumps/stack trace logging globally?: How can I achieve this on OpenSUSE 13.1 (which uses systemd) and 13.2 for all processes started from an X-...
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Replicate a complex partition structure with LUKS and LVM volumes

I have two external hard discs on an OpenSUSE 13.1 system. On one I have created a partition structure: An encrypted LVM partition (LUKS) Several volumes (10) on this LVM partition, some formatted ...
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Can't install gnome shell extensions

Just did a fairly minimal install of OpenSUSE 13.1, including gnome-shell 3.10.1. [Long frustrated rant deleted] I can't get GNOME shell extensions to work at all. Initially when I went to the ...
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No window menus in freenx

I recently upgraded an openSUSE 11.3 install to 11.4 by downloading the DVD, burning it, & chosing the upgrade option upon booting to it. I used all the upgrade defaults. Upon coming back up, I ...
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Wrong USB flash mount options

openSuse mounts VFAT usb flash with codepage=437,iocharset=iso8859-1 options which is wrong as I have Russian locale. How to set default mount options to codepage=866,iocharset=cp1251?
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Can I enlarge a RAID partition?

I have an OpenSUSE 42.3 system with a RAID5 (mdadm) made out of four discs (2 2TB and 2 3TB). I'm growing the RAID by replacing the 2TB discs with larger ones. The 3TB discs have only 2TB partitions ...
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SDDM starts with wrong screen size on LG 27UD68-W 4K Monitor

SDDM starts with wrong screen size: according to startup the screen size is set to 3840x2160 which is supported by the monitor but not supported by the graphic card (starting X server with a higher ...
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Reassign “shutdown” button on ASUS notebook

I want to buy asus notebook but all new notebooks have a "shutdown" button insted of "end" at the top right corner of keybord. Is there any way to reassign this "shutdown" button to "end" ...
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Cannot use Yast CA management module from command line

I am trying to create a new certificate authority using Yast as follows: yast2 ca_mgm createCA caname=democa cn=democa email=peter@gmail.com days=3650 keyLength=2048 keyPasswd=sillypassword But it ...
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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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How to start Mobile Broadband connection in openSUSE?

I have openSUSE Tumbleweed installed on my x64 laptop, with the latest updates (at least almost...) I managed to create a Mobile Broadband Network Connection for my Alcatel One Touch modem, with a ...
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Can I migrate an existing openSUSE system to use disk encryption?

Currently, my laptop is running openSUSE Tumbleweed, but it doesn't have any disk encryption configured. Is it possible to switch to full disk encryption or at least home directory encryption after ...
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How to disable KWallet in KDE 5.4 when KWallet Manager is always unresponsive?

I'm using Opensuse Leap, and had initially entered a password when prompted by KWallet for the first time. However, I don't want to keep entering a password everytime I want to connect to Wifi. If I ...
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Configure power button - OpenSUSE LEAP 42.1

I use the method described in this question to configure systemd to power off the laptop when the power button is pressed. (I.e., edit /etc/systemd/logind.conf.) This worked perfectly with OpenSUSE 13....
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How to lock keyboard layout on login screen in Gnome

I use Gnome 3.xx desktop manager on openSUSE 42.xx and two keyboard layouts. I would like to lock the keyboard layout on the Gnome login screen, so it is always US layout. Basically, I want logins and ...
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Differences between zypper up and zypper dup

I know that zypper up updates the current installed packages and zypper dup is supposed to upgrade the whole system to a new version. But from a technical point of view, what are the differences ...
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OpenSuse 13.2 mysql-workbench refuses to start

After running an zypper up mysql-workbench is broken. I get this error when trying to start it from CLI /usr/lib64/mysql-workbench/mysql-workbench-bin: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib64/mysql-workbench/...
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Choppy media playback

I experience choppy media playback just like when one hits an old CD player while it's playing back a CD. The audio skips back maybe about 200-500ms. The frequency in where this behavior occurs is ...
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Opensuse goes consol after booting?

i have installed opensuse 13.2 gnome i tried to install nvidia drivers. after installing drivers . when i restart i go direcly to consol (NOT GUI) so i removed nvidia by sudo zypper remove ...
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How do I combine two keys to act as FN key with xbindkeys?

I have been hammering my head on the wall for the past two days trying to figure out a way to combine two keys to execute a function with xbindkeys. To make a long story short I have a chromebook ...
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OpenVPN does not let me in the Internet

I installed OpenVPN on my openSuse 13.1 Server with this manual: http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:OpenVPN_Installation_and_Setup The connection is working via OpenVPN, but I cannot use the ...
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Configuring USB digital microphone under Linux

I just bought a digital USB microphone. It looks nice, but I cannot make it work. I use openSuse 12.3. How do I ever know whether my system has the drivers for such and such microphone? The good ...
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Drive disappears from dev during ddrescue copy or testdisk recovery

I have been trying to recover data from a Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB drive (2 ext4 partitions_ for 3 days now, predominantly with ddrescue and testdisk, but because of some critical error on the disk (...
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Problem with brightness on OpenSuse 13.1

I'm using OpenSUSE 13.1 KDE on Lenovo G500 with AMD RADEON and I can't adjust the brightness in any mode I know. I tried to type in a terminal the command xbacklight -dec percentage but it doesn't ...
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OpenSUSE - Apple Wireless Keyboard - Switch “fn” and “ctrl” key?

I'm trying to configure the Apple Keyboard so that the "fn" key and the "ctrl" key are swapped. So far I swapped the "cmd" and "alt" key, the "°" and "<" key using xmodmap. Information for that can ...
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Silent boot opensuse without fbsplash

I want to boot my openSUSE 10.3 distro without any boot messages. I've looked at fbsplash, but it requires patching the kernel, a thing which I cannot do at the moment (not because I don't want it or ...
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What went wrong with this driver install?

I am trying to install the correct LAN card drivers on openSuse 12.1. This is the output of the log file for the autorun.sh script: ------------------------------- Sun Jul 1 21:50:45 IDT 2012 -------...
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Can't resume after suspend?

Recently (after a system update, I believe), my laptop stopped resuming after a suspend from closing my laptop lid. Usually, when I open my lid after suspending it, I'll see a black screen with my ...
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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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Is there a way to get package checksum using `zypper`?

How to get the checksum of the package when using zypper. I tried even the --xmlout option of zypper as zypper --xmlout --no-refresh install -D -y --no-recommends MozillaFirefox. Is there a way to ...
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Problem accessing the trash

When trying to open the trash bin in mate , it pop up a window: This means Error: Message recipient disconnected from message bus without replying Please select another viewer and try again the ...
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Black Screen on VNC (SUSE Linux)

I used to be able to connect to my server using a VNC Client. However, now the window will open but is (and stays) black. I can SSH to my server. I restarted vncserver with no effect. I used cat on ...
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Is it possible to render fonts the same way in openSUSE as in the former version?

I have installed the new Leap 15.0 XFCE, but the font rendering is completely different and it bothers me a lot. I checked every options and even though they all match, it still displays thicker fonts:...
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Issues detecting CPU temperatures with Leap 15

I have been using lm-sensors/sensors ever since to monitor CPU core temperatures on various versions of OpenSUSE up to 42.3. But since the switch to Leap 15 (kernel 4.12) I ran into issues, ...
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Disable KDE pop-up when switching keyboard layouts

When I switch keyboard layouts in KDE (KDE Plasma 5.8 in OpenSUSE 42.3) using Ctrl-Alt-K, it not only changes the indicator in the bottom right, but it also displays a pop-up in the middle of the ...
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systemd btrfs mount times out

I am on OpenSuSE Tumbleweed and have the following disks: /dev/sda1: /home (btrfs) /dev/sdb1: /boot /dev/sdb2: swap /dev/sdb3: / (btrfs) When I start my computer, systemd tries to mount my disks but ...
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Does OpenSuse Linux provides linux-lts

I am using arch linux. In arch, I have a choice to use Linux or linux-lts kernel. But due to large number of RPM packages I want to switch to OpenSuse (Tumbleweed). So does OpenSuse provides LTS ...
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How can I check if system was indeed hibernated?

From time to time I hibernate (suspend to disk) my machine using a shell script. Sometimes the procedure fails and the system does not hibernate at all or wakes up by itself shortly after it was ...
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Opensuse problem with accessing repositories

I have OpenSuse Leap 42.2. YaST2 software manager fails to autofresh and the error message is: Cannot access installation media http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/leap/42.2/repo/non-oss/ (...
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Repeatedly getting Software lockout in OpenSUSE

So I recently installed OpenSUSE and whenever I try to install new software, I get the following Error: System management is locked by the application with pid xxxx (/usr/bin/ruby). Close this ...
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NVIDIA 384 doesn't start on OpenSUSE Leap 42.2

I followed a step-by-step guide to download and install the NVIDIA driver on OpenSUSE Leap 42.2. The steps I followed are these. $ su - root # sh ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-384.90.run # nvidia-xconfig # ...
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What do these Boot Loader Settings do in the OpenSUSE installer?

I'm looking for a short explanation of each highlighted setting in the screenshot, and which other setting it should/shouldn't be used with (if applicable). These are my specific concerns: What ...
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How to install new Linux distro onto existing encrypted partitions?

I have a fully encrypted Arch Linux system running BTRFS on top of LUKS with separate subvolumes for root, home and /var/log. Plus boot is a separate partition. How can I install another distro (...
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Setting ethernet as “mobile”?

I'm behind a very slow Internet connection most of the time. OpenSuSE TumbleWeed occasionally likes to go suck down all my bandwidth at really inopportune times to check for updates. I've got it set ...
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opensuse sudo bash completion gives full path names

There is this weird behavior with my openSUSE system whenever I try to run a program with sudo: What I type: sudo shutd<TAB> Expected it to return: sudo shutdown But what I got is this: ...
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Automatic(ish) cgroups with systemD

I am building an appliance via SuseStudio, I need some advice about cgroups. I am trying to make the cgroups/cexec automatic, sort of like a user-land container, that runs before the user can login. ...