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Who changes `/proc/sys/kernel/random/boot_id` in Linux (SLES)?

Well, I thought it's just logical that the kernel changes /proc/sys/kernel/random/boot_id during boot, and then keeps that value while running. At least that would make sense to me if the intended use ...
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Trouble using a Qt 6 application on an older (SLES 15) machine

I'm trying to run an app which apparently uses some Qt6 capabilities on my SLES 15 SP5. When I do that, I get the following error message: qt.qpa.plugin: From 6.5.0, xcb-cursor0 or libxcb-cursor0 is ...
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zypper - is there an option like --allowerasing for yum?

I am asking to install a package B that is replacing (and conflicting with) another package A. In order to do it without user input, in yum I use --allowerasing. Is there an option like that for ...
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How to increase the hard disk space of thin provisioning virtual machine?

Created thin provisioning VM (Suse Linux) with 100 GB hard disk. Now due to space requirements, I need to increase the size to 200GB. Can someone please tell me how to increase the space of the "/...
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Getting SLES RMT Server IP or hostname from client

We have multiple RMT Servers for patching SLES servers in our environment, how can we check which rmt server is the client currently registered to. Currently we check the baseurl of repo file. Is ...
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Zypper: System management is locked

I am having trouble updating a SLES 12.5 server. Zypper is not working supposedly due to another zypper process already running: # zypper lu System management is locked by the application with pid ...
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How to fix "PAM unable to dlopen(/lib64/security/pam_ldap.so)" in SLES 15 SP4?

Somehow I ended up in SLES 15 with error messages like this: (systemd)[6729]: PAM unable to dlopen(/lib64/security/pam_ldap.so): /lib64/security/pam_ldap.so: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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Has grep --quiet a bug with its exit status?

I have some SLES 12 SP5 machines with grep version 2.16 and on a single machine I'm heavily using scripts which contained the following grep --quiet condition: # $pid_list contains the result of ...
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Splitting long lines in sssd.conf

I have an MS-AD domain joined SLES server, using sssd to control access. Is there a way to break long lines in /etc/sssd/sssd.conf file for readability purposes? From this: ldap_group_search_base = ou=...
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How to increase the disk space for /root from /home on SLES SP4?

Currently I am unable to run or install anything on SLES SP4 system because insufficient space in /root. Could you please suggest a way to increase the disk space for /root from /home on SLES SP4? ...
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Can I auto-mount all users in /home (using `*` key) except one?

Starting on a server where /home had just one user, I thought "adding" the home directories of the other users via NFS using automount's * and &. Also the NFS has a home directory (but ...
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SLES15 SP4 | Does "wheel" group not exists anymore?

I have an old .spec file which I want to support for SLES15-SP4. The code tries to add a user in supplement group (-G) which is wheel. This line of code is not working for SLES15-SP4 and the useradd ...
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SLES15 SP4 | Installation of a rpm package fails when %post scriplet fails with "/usr/lib/1sb/install _initd: No such file or directory"

I have a .spec file to install a rpm. I have the following snippet in post install (%post scriplet) %post -n %{package_name} # Enable the service at boot time %if %{?suse_version:1}0 /usr/lib/lsb/...
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Zypper | Quietly install Solution 1 for glib2-devel package

I want to install the package glib2-devel inside a sles15 SP4 docker container via some setup script. The script is failing due to zypper install -y glib2-devel is not getting installed quietly. Here ...
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Issue in building SLES15 Image with KIWI + OpenSUSE13.2

I am new to Kiwi and Linux. I am trying to build a SLES 15 SP4 image from openSUSE13.2 machine through Docker 1.91 Docker base is SLES15SP4 with Kiwi 9.24. openSUSE machine does not have internet and ...
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Configure SuSEfirewall2 in SLES12 SP5 to allow multicast via `sit`

I'm experimenting with multicasts in our Intranet, but it seems the Intranet does not support multicast routing. Anyway, I set up an IP-IP tunnel (sit1) between two machines in different subnets, and ...
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SUSE 15 SP3 - After modifying ens33 external interface name to eth0 SSH is not working with sshd service restart

OS - SLES Version - 15-SP3 I am successfully updating the external network interface name from ens33 to eth0. On reboot, the ifconfig is giving output with eth0 as a device and SSH is also turned on. ...
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How to investigate "ghost usage" of BTRFS?

It looks like I have about ~31 GByte free space, but when I try to copy a 2 GByte sized /usr dir to a "testing" directory it failed due to no space left on device: node02:~ # cd /usr node02:/...
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SUSE OS 15 Service Pack 3 - How to update the name of network adapter from ens33 to eth0 with DHCP configuration

The ifconfig output shows network adapter as ens33 currently. I want to configure the system to DHCP with network adapter name as eth0. Please help. [UPDATED] I am able to update the network name by ...
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Where can I get the current source code for SUSE SLES products?

I'm having a critical support issue with SLES that doesn't make any measurable progress (for months now). So I wanted to have a look at the source code myself; maybe I can spot the issue. (It seems a ...
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How to create curlrc file for system-wide usage?

I'm trying to setup proxy on my SUSE VM. Following this official guide, I have setup the proxy values in /etc/sysconfig/proxy file. Now in the same article it says to use credentials with proxy, I ...
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update initramfs every time rpm is installed or updated

i am working on rpm which contains kernel modules to be installed in to /lib/modules/<uname -r>/updates folder. Since the module is part of initramfs. when ever i install rpm i have to manually ...
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remake user home directory

I can't seem to (re)make a home directory. A script partially removed the account but it's not quite dead yet. I should probably just finish killing the account and remake it but in the meantime I'd ...
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NFS Mount keeps coming back after deleted

I have an NFS mount that keeps coming back after I have deleted it from /etc/fstab and from YAST (SLES15 SP2). I don't see any auto.fs or auto mounts and I don't know where this is coming from. ...
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SLES release (/etc/os-release) does not match kernel version?

I have a system that was supposed to be SLES 15 SP2. lsb-release -a and /etc/os-release all confirm. However uname -a is reporting kernel 4.12.14-94.41-default (Which is SLES 12 SP4 according to ...
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How close are Leap 15.3 and SLE 15 SP3? Can I use one's rpms with the other?

Apologies if this is a stoopid question. With some effort I have managed to install openSUSE Leap 15.3 on my laptop. As you may know 15.3 is rather different to earlier releases in that it apparently &...
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SLES deployment failing with Input/output error [closed]

I am getting the following error when i am trying to install and configure SLE 15 SP3 using autoyast file. Caller: /mounts/mp_0001/usr/share/YaST2/lib/y2packager/repomd_downloader.rb:86:in 'read' ...
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erroe while configuring SLES 15 using autoinst.xml

Environment: SLES 15 SP3 Question: I got this error while installing and configuring SLES 15 SP3 using autoinst.xml file(autoyast) Internal error. Please report a bug report with logs. Run ...
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Size of SLES iso is more than OpenSUSE. Why?

I can't wrap my head around the fact that the size of SLES (SUSE Linux enterprise server) 15 SP2 is more than the size of OpenSuse Leap. Here the size for Intel or AMD 64-bit desktops, laptops, and ...
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Color-coded git diff -> less doesn't properly show color

I'm working remotely on a SLES11 machine (woe is me). On this machine, I'm using git, and specifically, git diff, which passes its results to less with some of colorization. Now, for some reason, ...
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Relay access denied only for one machine?

So i have a postfix relay that works for my first machine (SLE12 SP5) but not for my second one (SLE12 SP4). Both machines are in the same domain, they are also in the same local network and same ...
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How can I disable (and later re-enable) one of my NVIDIA GPUs?

I'm working on a system with multiple NVIDIA GPUs. I would like disable / make-disappear one of my GPUs, but not the others; without rebooting; and so that I can later re-enable it. Is this possible? ...
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SLES 12.5 installing Python 3.9 from source

I've tried with wget https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.9.4/Python-3.9.4.tgz tar xvzf Python-3.9.4.tgz moved into the source directory ./configure make Then, after many lines, I receive an error ...
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How to install git on SLES 12?

This is similar to the question about http not supported, but I was not able to apply the solutions suggested there to my situation. I've done zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/...
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ORA-01017 from sqldeveloper but ok from sqlplus

I've logged into Oracle 19c via sqldeveloper as sys and created a new user -- USER SQL CREATE USER data_owner IDENTIFIED BY "password!" DEFAULT TABLESPACE "USERS" TEMPORARY ...
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Unable to run `zypper refresh` on SLES 12.5

I am trying to install docker on SLES 12.5. I tried to follow the instructions on this SO answer. Initial Attempt # zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Virtualization:containers/...
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Creating iptables rules based on traffic?

Is there a solution (besides doing "-j LOG" and manually geting the rules) for iptables where I can start a "recoding" for the traffic on a Linux server and based on that a script/...
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How do I build PKGCONF and LIBFFI and subsequently Python3.9 with ctypes support without sudo and write access to /usr/local?

How do I properly configure pkgconf and libffi to allow the python3 build process to correctly use my libffi version at every step of the build process, in order to import the _ctypes module correctly?...
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Import PGP Keys with no user id into gpg

My company used Authora Edge to create / manage pgp keys. The company unexpectedly closed, and we are in the process of migrating the existing keys into gpg. When trying to import the public keys, I ...
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Why is "sudo su" slow without ALL=(root) in /etc/sudoers?

I have had this weird issue on a SLES 12 Server. Info: We have lots of application users like for example applusr01, applusr02, ... We have a special user which has sudoers rights to run commands as ...
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XFS space full and also inode got full too? How could this happen?

# df . -i Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vgFOO-lv_bar 53136 52857 279 100% /bar # df . -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /...
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Reaching /proc LACP bond infos as normal user?

As a normal user I cannot see the "details actor lacp pdu" infos what are in: /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Looks like only root can see that. But how could a regular user see these LACP infos? Or ...
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Linux Pacemaker: Resource showing as "unrunnable start (blocked)" has been created

We are using SLES 12 SP4 We have observed few things from the today testing. Following are the steps: Step 1: When we create kernel panic (on Node01) with the command “echo 'b' > /proc/sysrq-...
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How to query openLDAP servers cert?

From the "service sssd status" we can see: Could not start TLS encryption. TLS: hostname does not match CN in peer certificate But how could we query the cert to know, that it is really some ...
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Inspect (rpm -qp) multiple RPM files, each bundled in different TAR files

I was wondering the possible best time case solutions to extract each RPM files from a list of TAR bundle and get the package information from those files. So, I have a list of tar bundles in a ...
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What is consuming the memory on SLES?

SERVER:~ # free -h total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 31G 26G 4.5G 98M 0B 1.0G -/+ buffers/cache: 25G ...
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if fstab ending is 0 0 - then there will be never any fsck?

If I can see in /etc/fstab on a SLES12 machine: /dev/vg/lvtmp /tmp xfs defaults,nodev,nosuid 0 0 that means the "/tmp" will never get fsck'ed?
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How do I disable zypper's certificate check?

I'm using SLES 2015 behind a firewall. All of my outgoing communications go over a proxy; specifically, zypper tries to use the proxy when I write, say, zypper search-packages foo but the proxy ...
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Making wheel group membership sufficient for su on SLES 2015

I'm using SLES 2015. I want to make membership in the wheel group sufficient for root-privilege access via su. From Debian distributions, I'm used to uncommenting the command: auth sufficient ...
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Controlling the X display manager service - on SLES 15

I'm not a fan of systemd, and have so far worked with systems which used SysVInit scripts (like Devuan); and upstart on older Ubuntu versions. Now I'm "stuck" with a SLES 15 machine. I'm trying to ...
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