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SUSE (originally SuSE) is the name of a German company that developed the epynomous commercial Linux distribution, which is also the basis for openSUSE. Use this tag for SUSE distribution specific questions. Use [opensuse] if the question is about the open source version of SUSE Linux.

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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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Ipsec setting button is seen disabled while adding VPN on Suse 15.3

Not able to enable Ipsec settings buttons, as per some suggestion i have tried installing stringswan package even that didn't resolve the issue Anyone having idea please help to resolve this at the ...
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zypper hung while installing custom package

I need some help in debugging a package installation failure. Initially I thought it’s scriptlet failure but the "rpm" child process of zypper seems to be exiting with 0 and staying as Not ...
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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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SUSE on hyper-v boots to emergency mode after copying its vhdx file form old drive to new drive

I am not very Linux savvy, but am trying to do my best here. I had a functioning SUSE Enterprise server SP2 VM running on Hyper-V. I decided to replace the old mechanical hard drive with a new SSD. ...
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Is the ability to do a full balance desirable or necessary with btrfs?

I believe I do not have the ideal correct filesystem layout to run btrfs and that what I've got looks more like an ext4 filesystem layout. There are no subvolumes except for /.snapshots and Basically,...
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Samba Linux Suse Enterprise 15 - Access Denied

I'm trying to set up Samba in a linux SuSE enterprise 15 environment, however when I'm trying to map the linux share to windows a pop up for a log in is showing and everytime I log in it returns ...
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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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how to translate this bashrc code to suse 11 commands

I am trying to link MATLAB with Cadence Virtuoso (an electrical engineering software) in SUSE Linux 11, and I have manual PDF that is the guide to do so. My problem is that the commands that are given ...
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Login Times out after reboot and im unable to login to the server

I have an old SLES 12 SP1 (no GUI) server that I recently patched and when I reboot the server it was just showing me an empty black screen and the mouse pointer. (Tried Ctrl+Alt+F1-F9, and nothing ...
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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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Suse 12 won't boot on IBM Power 7

I want to install Suse Linux on IBM Power 740 Express server with HMC. I have downloaded Suse 12 iso file from Suse's web site. I burned that iso to DVD, I tried different programs to burn, but DVD ...
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how to change grub for doing the script

ater cloning my HDD on an OPEN SUSE 13.1 PC with Acronis True Image 2021 I followed the advices written on the Acronis pages. ATI-CLONE_LINUX-INFO But when I start now I come in the GRUB2 CLI. when I ...
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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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SLE: installing certbot and its NGINX plugin

openSUSE Tumbleweed Installing certbot and its NGINX plugin on openSUSE Tumbleweed was just straightforward: zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ecsos:server/...
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kubectl start after reboot using service

I need your help. I want to execute this command after reboot of the server with delay as a service. I am using SUSE linux on this machine. The command I need to run works well kubectl --namespace ...
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Problems with X Forwarding and Xming with Suse Linux and Windows 10

I am trying to setup X forwarding with PuTTY to connect to my Suse Linux VM running on Microsoft Azure Cloud. I installed Gnome on the VM and now trying to setup X forwarding so I can see the GUI apps ...
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How to install the wash command in SUSE?

I'm trying to install the wash command in my Singularity definition file. The singularity definition file uses SUSE12 and I can use the zypper command to install stuff. I tried: zypper search -s wash ...
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Your database files were created by PostgreSQL version 13

OS is openSUSE Tumbleweed. Previously I had PostgreSQL 13 installed. I just removed it by: > sudo zypper rm 'postgres*' > sudo zypper rr PostgreSQL > sudo rm -rf /usr/local/var/postgres ...
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sendmail not delivering all email in 50 messages batches immediately [closed]

I'm programmatically sending email to somewhere between 1 and 50 emails. The program is creating and handing off the emails and many are sent immediately. However, i frequently get some that are ...
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How to configure a DNS server by YAST2

I run these commands to install DNS server dependencies on openSUSE Tumbleweed: sudo zypper in -t pattern dhcp_dns_server sudo systemctl enable named.service sudo systemctl start named.service To ...
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authentication for npm install during PuTTY ssh?

I'm connected via PuTTY ssh to a Linux Server (so it's not supposed to have a GUI). when I npm install something, due to some intranet network configuration, the http request is redirected as follows ...
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SUSE Linux 15 - ifcfg-eth0 deleted after reboot

I have a Virtual Machine with a clean installation of SUSE Linux For SAP Applications 15. I configured the network with YaST Network (IP address assigned, file /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0 ...
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How to authenticate windows AD group members to login to Linux systems without joining to windows domain

Please help me to get the steps to do on Centos/SUSE to use windows active directory LDAP feature alone for Linux clients to authenticate users belongs to a AD group instead of joining all Linux ...
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How to allow few specified users only to edit a file?

I have a file that I want only a selected group of users (approvers) to have permission to modify. The file should be read-only to the rest of the users (reviewers). Is it possible to do this in a ...
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SUSE 15 SP2 AD Authentication: Server not found in Kerberos database

I am trying to configure configure Active Directory authentication on a SLE 15 SP2 host. The AD-domain exists of multiple DCs/AD-servers. I followed these guides: https://www.suse.com/c/the-sssd-...
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SUSE LINUX 11 - Being Able To Collect User Information (Audit)

I added the following lines to the /etc/audit/audit.rules file and restarted the machine: -w /etc/group -p wa -k identity -w /etc/passwd -p wa -k identity -w /etc/gshadow -p wa -k identity -w /etc/...
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Install Headless Chrome in Suse

I am trying to install a headless Chrome browser. My current OS is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64). I am following this guide: https://www.simplified.guide/google-chrome/install-on-suse But ...
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SLES 11 doesn't boot after RAID controller replacement

I need to fix a server (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) that stopped booting correctly after a piece of hardware, responsible for RAID, got damaged and replaced. The booting process was getting stuck on ...
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updatedb can not create temporary file for a custom database file

I am trying to create a custom mlocate db for my home directory. When running the updatedb it complains about inability to open a temporary file. 55;~/>uname -a Linux yoga 4.12.14-lp151.28.59-...
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Why the screen turns black?

I'm using a Vega8/RX/RG laptop. When I try to change the screen resolution it only shows a black screen, then returns to the previous resolution. The driver is amdgpu, the distro is openSUSE ...
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Opening top with interactive interface option

On a SUSE Linux Enteprise 12 system, I'm trying to out the top command + the interactive interface option 1 but can't seem to figure out how to 'send' the 1 option. The 1 option gives you an overview ...
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qme convert 1.7 GB raw file to 192 KB(!) vmdk

I want to convert a raw file, wich was created with dd from the sda-data, to a .vmdk file to use it in ESXi. In short, I want to virtualize an old Suse 10.3 system as a VM. On the Suse 10.3 system I ...
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History of commands run by user after logging into root [duplicate]

I have a requirement to audit all the commands run by a user after he logs into root. Can anyone please help me with it. (for Suse-Linux) To explain even more simpler user alex logs into the server ...
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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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a problem after SUSE 11 password changed

I trying to change my password in SUSE 11. I started with fail-save mode and init=/bin/bash to boot options, then I want to change my pass, I face this problem: After that I research then Internet and ...
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Clone and restore a Opensuse linux on another physical machine

I have a Opensuse Linux installed and all application/database configured. This Linux has no GUI, only command prompt. Now we want to create an image of this installation so that we can set it up on ...
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What is the current, AD 2020, stat of difference between openSuSE and SuSE distros?

Can someone describe the current differences between SuSE and openSuSE. Is openSuSE just a clone of SuSE, just like CentOS made a clone of RedHat when RedHat went fully commercial? Note: before ...
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Rsync performance on on two Linux Machines

I am having two Virtual Machines (VM-source and VM-destination) and each with an NFS filesystem. I want to sync data (1TB) between the two machines and I am worried about the CPU/Memory needed for ...
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Reboot not possible: starting notify nfs peers of a restart

I hope someone has a good idea what is causing this problem. I am running a NFSv3 server under SLES 12 SP4. When trying to reboot the machine with shutdown -r the shutdown process hangs. The system ...
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How to enable memory compression on SLES12.2?

I can read the: https://www.suse.com/releasenotes/x86_64/SUSE-SLES/12-SP2/#fate-318957 that it can be enabled with a: echo Y > /sys/module/zswap/parameters/enabled Q: but how to make it ...
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Changing language settings from de_de@EURO to de_DE.UTF-8 results in UMLAUT errors in ERP FORM MASKS and OUTPUTS

I ran into a kind of bigger problem. In my company we have an In-house ERP-server (SUSE ENTERPRISE). I wanted to write a bash script that adds users automatically. However, I needed the signs "\" (=...
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Someone is locking /etc/group for a very long time - what to do?

I want to change something in /etc/group - namely, to add some user to some group. But something - I don't know what or who - has created an /etc/group.lock file. fuser /etc/group.lock gives nothing, ...
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mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/proc/bus/usb/’: No such file or directory

So, the error in the title. Im having this issue where I cannot create this directory. cstayner@SuSELaptop:~> sudo mkdir -p /proc/bus/usb/ [sudo] password for root: mkdir: cannot create ...
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Trouble compiling ncurses 5 on SLES 2011

To my chagrin, I am working as a non-root user on an SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise) 11. I'm not root and cannot have packages installed. I'm trying to build ncurses-5.9. The build configures and make ...
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How do I install a new version of Eclipse on an older Linux as non-root?

I have a non-root account on an older SUSE Linux machine (from around 2012). Is it possible for me to install a recent version of Eclipse (e.g. from 2019), for myself, on this machine? If it is, what ...
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How to switch to another user on the terminal in SLES 12?

I created a user (useradd -d /home/newuser -c "My new user" -s /bin/true newuser), set a password (su newuser), and want to work under this username. But I cannot switch to this user. No error ...
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NFS client source port on reconnect

I am using NFS client to connect to NFS cluster. I have noticed that the default behaviour when server is unavailable is to retry the TCP connections from the same source TCP port, which I have ...
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