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Change the default language in Open Suse Tumbleweed

I installed OpenSuse Tumbleweed instead of Debian, with which I have a 25 years familiarity, on my new PC. Now, I have problems with UTF-8, e.g., when I cat some_file containing UTF-8 encoded Unicode ...
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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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Failed to set locale. Fix your system

A 32-bit server with openSUSE Tumbleweed: While logging in, I received this warning: /usr/bin/manpath: can't set the locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct To fix the above error, I run these ...
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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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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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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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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 protected] 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. ...
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