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The graphical setup and configuration tool used by openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE).

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libzypp, YaST, Zypper, PackageKit and Gnome Software Center - What is that mess all about?

I would like the help of someone with more experience to understand the differences and how those 5 things are connected: libzypp, YaST, Zypper, PackageKit and Gnome Software Center. Here is my take ...
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Need help with Yast first boot

Trying to use Yast firstboot for invoking scripts after executing firstboot workflow but the sample scripts placed in the defaults location doesn't show any signs of it's getting invoked. Not able to ...
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How to set up grub to use dhcp during book for autoyast install

I can do something like this: linuxefi /book/x86_64/loader/linux netdevice=eth0 install=cd:/ lang=en_US autoyast=http://192.168.0.33:8080/~petturn/autoyast-xfs.xml textmode=1 ifcfg=eth0=172.18.48.24/...
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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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openSUSE Tumbleweed server with no internet access

My router network is on 192.168.10.0/24, with GW on 192.168.10.1 The router firewall was previously set to medium but I changed it to low temporarily. I can use my Linux workstation with firewall set ...
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How do I develop a YaST module that is available in the main menu of YaST?

I've read the official YaST module development documetations and I've implemented my YaST module successfully. Now I would like to create a myModule menu entry in YaST, i.e., when I type yast, to have ...
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How to create a bios_grub partition during installing openSUSE?

When installing openSUSE Tumbleweed, I get a red warning before the last confirmation: Boot from MBR does not work together with btrfs filesystem and GPT disk label without bios_grub partition. To ...
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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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Use Yast with a administrator account instead of the root account

I am looking to disable my root account for security purposes only in witch I use sudo for anything I use on my system that I need the root account for. Witch works fine for if I need to do anything ...
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Turn a regual user into a admin (use sudo) [closed]

when installing OpenSUSE on my system, I had made the root user be four the standard user and now I want to get rid (or lock) the root user account and use sudo for administrative task. I used Yast ...
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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 ignore conflicts in Yast (Opensuse Leap 42.2)

For some reasons, I had to flag some packets as taboo to prevent installation and unexpected configuration changes. For example, I've blocked nouveau drivers, because I use Nvidia proprietary drivers,...
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yast2 crashed at the moment of loading the install software module

While trying to run a module from within yast in Tumbleweed openSUSE, the module crashed and it says in terminal Run command: /sbin/yast2 sw_single & terminate called after throwing an instance ...
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How do I install older programs located on older ISO distros?

Linux distro: SLES 11 SP4 I have on hand SLES 11 ISO's: SP1, SP2, & SP3 I need to locate and install older programs located on older ISO's. For example: I have gcc 4.7 on SP4, but I need to ...
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Select all items in the Online Update of CLI Yast

Is there an efficient way of selecting all items to be installed (mark +) in the Online Update window of command line Yast? Currently if there are a lot of (non-essential) updates available one has to ...
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Unable to connect repositories in openSUSE leap?

Unable to add Community repository or refresh repository in openSUSE LEAP It isn't a problem with my network connection. Here's the output when I open yast>>online repositories>>refreshrepositories ...
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How can I download a package and its dependencies for OpenSUSE on windows?

Somehow I have a computer using OpenSUSE without internet connection. I want to download some packages and their dependencies on windows and install them in OpenSUSE. Is it possible to do so?
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Adding a new disk to an exsting partition in linux

I have a sda on my opensuse and want to add a new disk to have more space on it. After adding the disk I have created a partition lets name it sdb. Mr sda has 6 partition and I ant to sdb to 6th ...
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YaST - Allocating a new partition leads to warning

So the Win10 Tech Preview will be expiring tomorrow. I need a change. I am trying to install OpenSUSE, but I'm not quite confident where I should designate the Linux partition. I put in the install ...
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why can't I ping Google with a static IP address?

I'm trying to install vicibox, an OpenSUSE distro which includes Asterisk. The fine manual says to set a static ip address with yast lan. What's the difference between: ││[ ] Change Hostname via ...
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how do I set a hostname in yast?

how do I set the hostname, FQDN, in yast? I ran yast => network devices => network services => hostname/DNS: YaST2 - lan @ arrakis Network Settings ...
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openSUSE: Switch from Wicked to NetworkManager using command line

I want to always use NetworkManager instead of Wicked. Can I do this from the command line? Running sudo yast lan help shows that the YaST lan module doesn't appear to support this from the command ...
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How to find out what made auto-choice in package selection

Such story as from today is not very common, but happens enough to annoy me. I execute yast -> software management, I check summary --> chess for X Windows (xboard) :-O. I would like to trace what ...
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ncurses-devel problems in SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11

Searching on the WEB, I found this tutorial (the only one that has convinced me) for installing a new kernel and I followed the steps provided. But, I got these problems: In the first step I tried ...
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unexpected squid behaviour (cache for openSUSE updates)

With no previous experience I have just set up a squid proxy. Its only purpose is to prevent that all the Linux systems (openSUSE) download their updates from the Internet. A proxy can easily be ...
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Something like YaST for non SUSE distros

I am currently using openSUSE 13.1 KDE. The big reason why I like openSUSE is YaST. YaST does so much and makes many parts of life easier. YaST not only graphically allows me to add/remove/manage ...
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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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How do I disable DVD drive auto-probing in SLES 11 SP2?

I'm preparing a SLES 11 SP2 VM for use in Azure. One of the steps they require is disabling auto-probing for DVD drives. How do I determine if auto-probing is on? In the SLES documentation (...
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init-scripts in autoyast to autodeploy Suse Linux server

I'm deploying a base SLES11.1 server using autoyast. What I want to achieve is to install some packages on it after the deployment. So I use the init-script in the autoyast control file. Here is the ...
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How to install a2dissite and a2ensite on openSUSE 11.3?

I don't have the a2dissite and a2ensite commands on my openSUSE 11.3 webserver. How can I add them? I didn't find these commands with YAST. Maybe, because there are no openSUSE 11.3 repositories ...
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“/sbin/yast: fork: Cannot allocate memory” on openSUSE 10.1

How do I get the above message right after starting an ssh session. The reason I opened the ssh session was that I came across a 500 internal server error on the plesk panel. I tried to look around ...
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How to find 32-bit libraries in 64-bit Linux and delete them?

I am running 64-bit OpenSUSE. My partition is filling up and running out of space.I need to delete some programs and librarires. How can I find all 32-bit libraries and delete them? Can I use yast to ...
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Are SUSE servers intended to be used graphically?

After being a long-time Debian Linux user, I decided to give SUSE a try. One of the major selling points of SUSE is the YaST configuration system. It provides a set of wizards for common configuration ...
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OpenSUSE: Find all Packages without a repository

I just upgraded to OpenSUSE 12.2 from OpenSUSE 12.1 by changing all of my repositories to target 12.2 (instead of 12.1). Now that I've upgraded, I've found a bunch of packages that have no repository*,...
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Yast is unable to access software repositories even though URLs are accessible in browser and system date is correct

I am using Yast on OpenSuse 12.1. When trying to install packages from the software repositories, I get an error that the repo cannot be accessed because the network is unreachable: Download (curl)...
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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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openSUSE 12.1 x64: VNC presents “nobody's X11 desktop”

I activated VNC using Yast and it works but it only display's "nobody's X11 desktop". I use Apple Remote Desktop to connect and gave it username and password. I also tried with Chicken of the VNC ...
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Install apache2-mod-mono-2.10

I am trying to install mod-mono for apache so that I can run C# asp.net websites from my server. The project I have is a .net 4 project. When I go into yast and select apache2-mod-mono for install ...
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How can I run Yast with X and ssh?

I have an openSUSE machine which I log on to with ssh -X. I don't want to log in as root but I do want to run graphical Yast. Inside the ssh session sudo starts the console version of Yast. However, ...
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Configuring OpenSuSE's xinetd

I need to run approx, a package proxy for Debian / Ubuntu packages, on an OpenSuSE box. Until now, I converted the installation package from .deb to .rpm using alien. Installing the resulting .rpm ...
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Can't use yast to install software online — tries to mount a CD

I cannot use yast -i or zypper install in SLES 10; it wants me to insert a SLES 10 SP3 CD, but I don't have one. What should I do? localhost:~ # zypper install curl-devel Restoring system sources... ...
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YaST2: Command-line equivalents to GUI naviagtion

I'd like to automate some interactions with yast2. I assume I can do everything on the command line that I can do in the curses interface, but I'm not sure how to figure out what the commands are. ...