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Start Chromium Minimized Run in Background

/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --no-startup-window The above works for Chrome, but what about Chromium?
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cgi program refuses to setuid root

I have a C .cgi program that runs and mostly works. However, I need it to do some file manipulation, so I chown root & chmod +s the .cgi program: -rwsr-sr-x 1 root root 59140 2015-07-20 13:39 ...
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How do I prevent GNOME/openSUSE from changing which screen a program is on?

I'm using GNOME 2.28.2 and openSUSE 11 with two monitors. I keep my file browser on my left screen and my pdf reader on the right screen. When I open a new pdf from the file browser on my left screen, ...
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Windows 8.1 dual-boot with openSUSE boot failure

I already have Windows 8.1 on my newly built PC and wanted to dual-boot with openSUSE. I wrote the install image to a USB, but the install kept hanging so I used network install (also written to a ...
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alsa gives error when run via su

I have a script that starts my application ./run_se and it works just fine. But I want to start it at system boot, so in after.boot, I have su artisan -c "/home/artisan/run_se" but this errors ...
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1Linux bluetooth rfcomm as spp server

I couldn't comment How to configure Linux to act as a Bluetooth RFCOMM SPP server? so I created new one question. I would like use my usb bluetooth to testing my application on Android. I would like ...
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External monitor flicker - probably when CPU usage is higher

I have Fujitsu UH554 ultrabook. At work I'm using Acer external monitor, via HDMI. At home I'm using HP Pavilion external monitor via HDMI -> VGA convertor. Sometimes if I'm at work (on Acer monitor ...
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Grub2 immediately boots into Linux

OpenSuSE 13.2, running grub2. SHORT VERSION: Yesterday I had a normal grub2 boot menu and could choose to boot (successfully) into Linux or Windows. Today, I see the grub2 header displayed for a ...
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OpenSuSE 10.2: create MySQL database with “Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'”

I have to install Wordpress on a very old OpenSuSE 10.2 web server. And for this I´m trying to create a mysql database. Unfortunately the mysql server tells me for every attempt "ERROR 1045 (28000): ...
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Trying to upgrade openSUSE 13.1 GNOME 3.10 (default) to 3.12 downgrades packages

I'm trying to upgrade my GNOME desktop from 3.10 to 3.12. 3.10 is the default GNOME version in openSUSE 13.1 that I'm using. https://en.opensuse.org/GNOME_repositories says it is fine to upgrade ...
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Dual boot openSUSE and Windows 8.1 on two separate PCIe SSDs

I have an X99 system with an Intel SSD 750 serving as the boot drive. Currently only Windows 8.1 is installed on it. My motherboard has an M.2 slot that I would like to use for a Samsung SM951 for an ...
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Why can I make usb stick bootable, but not external hdd?

I have OpenSUSE live iso downloaded. I have a 16gb USB stick and a 1 Tb external HDD. I write the iso to both the USB stick and the external HDD using Win32DiskImager. When I restart my computer, I ...
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Can I transfer my openSUSE live USB to another HDD?

I have an bootable openSUSE live USB on an 8GB USB stick (Very Slow/FAT32). And I have a 2TB external HDD (Faster/NTFS) which is 50% used. Can I transfer my openSUSE live OS to my HDD without ...
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Cisco Anyconnect VPN (Linux) won't launch

Using OpenSUSE 13.2 (64-bit), I recently installed the Cisco AnyConnect VPN. It shows up in my applications list, and I can try to launch it, but after about 10 seconds of the "loading" spinning icon, ...
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Quickly change audio device in KDE

I recently switched to OpenSUSE (with KDE) from Windows, and I'm still going through the learning curve. I switch fairly frequently between using my headphones with built-in microphone, and using my ...
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Remove PostgreSQL database files

I've uninstalled PostgreSQL some time ago, but now I needed it again, and installed it. When running rcpostgresql I get the following: /usr/sbin/rcpostgresql Your database files were created by ...
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kde opensuse insufficient permission to use Internet?

I suddenly found myself having the problem that I can't use Internet services. I can't use ssh, ping or a web browser. As super user however I can ping, no ssh as far as I can tell. I thought it could ...
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shell script to change bootloader background

I'm trying to create a shell script on openSUSE to change the bootloader background from the files /etc/default/grub line: GRUB_BACKGROUND=/boot/grub2/themes/openSUSE/background.png with the new ...
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KODI remote isn't working

I'm trying to correctly configure KORE, the official Kodi Remote app for Android, but I'm unable to do so. My copy of Kodi is installed on a laptop with openSUSE as a base system, and both it and my ...
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Enable multicast between server/client application

I have a VirtualBox VM running openSuse and an application that is meant to multicast data. I also have an application that is on the same machine running on Windows 7 that is meant to receive the ...
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adjust mouse sensitivity in openSuSe

I'm running openSuse 13.1 with KDE but this seems to be a problem with more Linux distros: I have a gaming mouse which has a little more resolution than is comfortable for desktop use, so I'd like to ...
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what does yast routing for a static ip look like?

What does it actually look like in yast to configure a route for a static ip address? Configuring Routing To make your machine communicate with other machines and other networks, routing ...
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KDE4 doesn't start correctly

For some reason KDE seems to search for some files in /usr/lib/ instead of /usr/lib64/. When I started my computer this morning I got a message saying No greeter widget plugin loaded. After ...
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Unable to Telnet to the Linux SUSE from windows with port 50000

Firewall has been disable at Linux SUSE server, port numbers from 50000:60020 has been enabled. I can able to ping the server able to telnet using IP. When I give port 50000 or 60000 in my telnet ...
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Reinstall KDE from scratch on OpenSUSE

I have installed KDE 5 a while ago after KDE 4. It just broke. So, I am tired of trying to fix the situation here, and I just want to start over from scratch. What I want to do is: Uninstall All Qt ...
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Unlist update from update list openSuse

Is there a way to stop openSuse from trying to install a particular update? Everytime I have new updates, it tries to install kernel-desktop-3.11.10-25.1 (x64) along with a newer version (currently ...
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Apache 2 stops serving on port 80 if SSLEngine active

I wanted to add SSL to my server (OpenSuse 13.2, Apache2, single domain, no virtual domains) and after I configured it to work I discovered that when I set SSLEngine on the Apache2 stops serving ...
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Allow rwx to XFS filesystem on OpenSuSE 13.2

openSuSE 13.2 boasts new BtrFS as it's default File System. I have 3 Hard drives: /dev/sda [BtrFS] /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2 /dev/sda3 /dev/sdb [XFS] /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc [XFS] /dev/sdc1 Where ...
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After botting Opensuse goes console not GUI?

I am new to opensuse. I have installed opensuse 13.2 gnome I tried to install the nvidia drivers. After installing the drivers, when I restart the system it goes to console instead of GUI. So I ...
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How to change desktop environments without mixing up their programs?

I am relatively new to Linux-based OSes. Well, I tried to install gnome by replacing KDE using YaST (upon selection of gnome, YaST told me that KDE would have to be removed - to which I happily ...
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How to “install” Fedora / Opensuse on USB Drive

I want to install dedicated(no live CD) Fedora / Opensuse on USB key. I have a sony micro vault click(32 GB) usb drive. The previous answer is not working fine for me (trouble installing Fedora 21 on ...
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Linux- OPENSUSE ipv6 related configurations in sysctl.conf lost after reboot

I am using: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 1 I added the following parameters to /etc/sysctl.conf: net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_redirects = 0 ...
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It is possible to “virtualize” a OS who is already installed in the HDD?

I want to make a dual-boot between openSUSE 13.2 and Windows 8, but the tricky thing is here: I want to boot one of the OSes while I'm using the other (doesn't matter the order). Is that possible? ...
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yast network settings: print or log

I'm trying to configure a static ip address on OpenSuSe but don't know how to log or print the network settings to the console with Yast. How do I print out the yast settings? I've been reading the ...
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Installed Windows 8 and OpenSuse 13 - can't shutdown Windows

I created partitions with GParted. Firstly, installed Windows 8, and then OpenSuse 13.10. Boot from MBR was disabled, as well as boot from "/" partition. However, when I rebooted, GRUB showed up and I ...
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How can I install PHP in Apache on OpenSUSE 13.2?

I have installed all of the following packages: apache2 php5 apache2-mod_php5 However, when opening a .php file in the web browser on my server, I am offered to download the file. apache2ctl -M ...
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/dev/sda2 is full, anything suspicious here?

I ran out of room on a 20G partition I use for my OpenSuse linux OS. I ran du -sh * to see where the big hard drive pits swells reside, and this is what I see: 4.7M bin 47M boot 48K dev ...
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OpenSuse 13.1 PPC64 Port - Slow boot with error messages, and low color-depth

I have a PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0 GHz, i have installed the PPC64 port of OpenSuse 13.1 on it, and i am experiencing a few problems. I guess thats the price of running a unsupported port/distribution. ...
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Linux: locking root filesystem to read-only

I have an industrial computer (read: no keyboard/mouse/monitor except during maintenance) which will control some machinery. The operating system will be Linux (I would prefer OpenSuSE, but it's not a ...
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can't ping hostname from opensuse bind server

I have two virtual machines one is an Opensuse 11.2 configured as a BIND server, the other machine is a Fedora 20 configured as a dns client to the Opensuse machine, both have static ip configured. ...
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opensuse mount a LVM partition

Im trying to mount a encrypted LVM partition on an external HDD from inside a opensuse liveCD after decryption im running mount /dev/mapper/encrypted /mnt/enc and receiving "mount: unknown ...
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executing cmds on a Linux box from a windows box [duplicate]

How can I create a script on a windows box that retrieves data from the Linux box by executing cmds against the remote Linux box? I have got putty and Plink on the win box but not sure how to fire ...
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Linux session restarts when VNC viewer is closed

I open TightVNC Viewer on Windows and connect to my Linux machine. I am able to connect to the machine and see the login screen. I log in, start a console and launch a command that takes a long time ...
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how to swith the image viewer to black and white rapidly

experts how to view photos and to rapidly change the major categories i have several hundred images (photographs) taht i want to view on opensuse linux version 13.1 i want to view the images - and ...
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ASUS M5A97 EVO R2 linux flash drive boot issues

I have a FX-8350 with a M5A97-EVO R2.0 motherboard. I'm not able to boot an arch linux nor an openSUSE 13.1 USB flash drives. Both are able to show the booting menu (gummiboot on Arch and GRUB on ...
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Script for finding new files in a directory, and execute a command

I have a directory with several, or even hundreds of xml files in it. I want to execute a script when a new file is found. the only MAJOR problem is I can't use inotifywait or something like that. Due ...
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Connect windows host to apache on openSUSE virtual machine

I am running a Windows 7 host machine, and inside of virtualbox I have openSUSE 12.3. The only thing I've down with the vm is a yast online_update of required packages. I've also installed the Web and ...
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Any way to boot a OpenSuSE installation DVD ISO and install from it, without burning it to a DVD?

Because the DVD image is too big to fit on a disk, I would like to install system using sequence of commands like this, running from an Ubuntu live CD: cd /tmp wget ...
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Display issues on new OpenSUSE install

I installed OpenSUSE 13.1 on my newly built PC, but the display is just horrible : the edges of the screen are missing. For example, I can't see all the top part, I can barely read the date and I ...
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network adapter not listed in my virtualbox vm

I am trying to SSH into a virtual machine I have set up in virtual box from my Windows 7 host machine. I would like to make several development machines and ssh into them from my host machine, as well ...