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openSUSE - Desktop icons

I'm new to openSUSE. Right now my "Desktop" is shown in an anchored folder on the desktop. Is there anyway to get the icons to show on the actual desktop, like on Windows and Mac operating system?
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Plesk failed to upgrade on centos 6

I am unable to upgrade existing Plesk 12.4 update 23 on centos 6.7. The log shows that the upgrade script is trying to fetch data from a non-existing folder in opensuse repository. Have some faced ...
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How fast should a hot laptop's fan spin?

I am having some problems with my T420 Lenovo laptop overheating. The fan is working, in that I feel air being blown and can hear it when I put my ear near the heat sink fins. I have noticed however, ...
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WiFi hard-blocked on GNOME

Every once in a while I try out a new linux distro. And the same problem occurs over and over again when I install a distribution using GNOME: my Wifi is hard-blocked. I try unblocking it with rfkill, ...
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Suse Studio (OpenSuse): Auto-login as root

I am using SuseStudio to create a customized Linux LiveCD (Suse Studio refers to these as "appliances") which will boot up in console mode (runlevel 3) and automatically launch a specialized, closed ...
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OpenSuse - screen refresh with flickering windows

Please help with OpenSuse system. The problem is that the Windows graphical flicker (slow refresh) while closing or minimizing. I do not know whether to blame the graphics card? AMD A4-5000.
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How to install recent version of Docker in OpenSuse Leap 42.1

Latest available version of Docker in official OpenSuse repos is 1.9.1. Latest version of Docker is 1.11.2 with a lot of changes from 1.9.1. I've tried to do a manual installation of latest binaries, ...
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openSUSE hanging on boot

I just installed openSUSE Tumbleweed with a clean install in VirtualBox. On boot it hangs after the line [ OK ] Started Accounts Service....2.ons service....ns kernel modules.f8fe71. (Actually I ...
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How to index ftp server on linux (preferably using gui)?

Basically I'm using FileZilla right now but wouldn't mind to use any other gui. What I want is to index all directories and files in an ftp server so I can review them later (without the need of any ...
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How to limit the displayed pixels? [duplicate]

So I recently broke my monitor and now small part of its bottom is blinking and not displaying correctly. Anyway how could I disable the broken pixels - so that they are not powered? I'm using IPS235....
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“Error: no display specified” when attempting to run Firefox

When attempting to run Firefox from the Linux command-line I get the following error: Error: no display specified Can anyone tell me what's going on and how to fix this so I can load Firefox? ...
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Swap mounts according to fstab, but with priority other than expected

My /etc/fstab looks like this: UUID=881b584c-9e25-41e6-b3f7-31753ba63188 swap swap defaults 0 0 UUID=d29ab744-5520-42fb-9b61-8eb582a66005 / ext4 ...
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How to install drivers from 01.org on openSUSE

i need to install the drivers 2016Q1 Intel Graphics Stack Release in an openSUSE 13.1 https://01.org/zh/linuxgraphics/downloads/2016q1-intel-graphics-stack-release?langredirect=1 i dont have ...
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When attempting to format USB drive, capacity shows as 3.69MB of 8GB stick

I am attempting to format a USB stick in Windows 10 using the standard format command (right click on drive => select 'format'). However, the format dialogue shows 3.69MB as the maximum capacity. Does ...
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Error to remove openSUSE repository

I'm using OpenSUSE Leap with Gnome I trying remove a repository to fix a error, but haven't success When I type sudo zypper ls is returning for me: sudo zypper ls # | Alias | Name | Enabled | ...
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Error with execute zypper install any-program

I'm using OpenSuse Leap with Gnome interface When I try execute sudo zypper install wine yesterday, the command return for me fallowing messages: sudo zypper install wine root's password: Refreshing ...
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How to add this repo to yast in openSUSE?

Following these instructions I'm trying to build the sync client for owncloud. Since building the client installer for Windows is only officially supported on openSUSE I installed openSUSE in ...
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Restrict network access from within an openSuSE docker container

How can I whitelist or blacklist a set of IP addresses to control which other hosts on the network can be reached from within a docker container (which is based on openSuSE)? I already found an ...
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Folder shared by VMPlayer from Windows 7 to Leap is write only

Short question: A folder shared by VMPlayer from Windows 7 to Leap is write only. How can I delete files? Long version: host host computer is running Windows 7 Home 64, 6.1.7601, SP1 share ...
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Gnome 3 on openSuse 42.1 : “sleep 1” Command High CPU Usage

I am experiencing intense cycles of high CPU usage on my openSuse laptop. I have noticed my browser intermittently freezing up (and my fan speeding up) and I checked htop and this is what it looks ...
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Unable to install rpm in a particular path (cpio: mkdir failed - No such file or directory)

My .rpm files like this.. $> rpm2cpio bq1510-15.10.01.06-1.i386.rpm | cpio -it ./opt ./opt/td ./opt/td/client ./opt/td/client/15.10 ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin/bq ./opt/td/...
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openSUSE Leap 42.1 - Kontact won't launch

I'm using openSUSE 42.1 with Plasma 5, and the PIM application Kontact has stopped to work: suddenly it won't start when launched, (I mean that one day it worked, the subsequent stopped to do it). I'...
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Opensuse Stop Gnome Zoom from Following typing

I'm currently running Opensuse 42.1 Leap. I have a visual disability so I use the Zoom functionality built into Gnome's Universal Access tools. I love the zoom function, except for one problem. As I ...
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How to remove file-assosiations to Qt Creator in KDE

How to remove file-associations to Qt Creator 5 in KDE? It is assigned to very many files format by default (txt, doc, xml, js, sql, and many many others). Trying manually remove some associations ...
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Uefi - openSuse not booting after booting into windows

I bought a new laptop recently with windows 10, it has uefi. I'm trying to install openSuse leap or tumbleweed. Attempt 1 : Secure boot enabled, installing from dvd. It is installed successfully, ...
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Nvidia driver issues on OpenSUSE 13.2

I'm having a hard time with my graphical drivers. I ran an update of the drivers, but it turned wrong and I'm longer able to log in. All I see is a "Oh Snap" message when I try to. I've had a few ...
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Opensuse: Force Kmail to use wireless connection while rest of the programs use wired connection

I live in college dorm and I am using OpenSuse Leap 42.1 with KDE. I want to use KMail for accessing my college email server. I am usually connect via ethernet connection because it is almost 10 times ...
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Moving partitions with YaST Expert Partitioner: “already created on disk and cannot be moved”

I am currently trying to use the YaST partitioner tool (on openSUSE 13.2 under VirtualBox) to move the Linux swap partition on a VirtualBox virtual disk image. Upon trying to move any given partition ...
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Grub2 EFI falls to Grub Shell unless I hit F12 immediately after power on

I have Opensuse Tumbleweed together with Windows 10 on my Asus ROG laptop. The issue is quite weird - every time I power on or reboot, Grub2 EFI falls to grub2 shell and randomly it doesn't see the ...
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How do I resolve Chromium: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN when DNS appears to be working normally outside Chromium?

I am using the Chromium web broswer on OpenSUSE 13.2. Occasionally I encounter an issue where trying to access any website results in a DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error. This error persists on all ...
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Unable to configure KVM (Qemu or Libvirt) on openSUSE Leap 42.1?

I simply want to run multiple VM (not at the same time). I want them to be stored in another partition (mounted here /run/media/shark/VM) and not in the default storage pool /var/lib/libvirt/images/...
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Samba Share Files on openSUSE 11.2 not Visible through other computers on network

I have created the samba share on my OpenSuse 11.2 Linux machine. testparm gives all the parameters I have set. Everything looks perfect. I am able to access /myshare from other mac and windows ...
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Where is dmalloc in openSUSE?

Which openSUSE rpm contains dmalloc? No repository have it. Tried to build it from src.rpm found for SLE 12. However it does not contain libdmalloc* libraries. How to do LD_PRELOAD="libdmalloc.so" ./...
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How to make Open SuSE - Manjaro usb key

I am trying making a Multiboot USB key with Open SuSE 42.1 Leap and Manjaro 15.09 but it doesn't work. I tried with XBoot, Multibootusb, SharpBoot and YUMI, but they all failed making the USB Key. ...
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Need to backup restore Linux system remotely

I am trying to build a setup like WDS (Windows Deployment Service) in a Linux environment. What I have: A Dell server with good amount of RAM and lots of space. OS is CentOS 6.5. Few 3rd party ...
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Matching keyboard layout for Thinkpad W520 in SUSE?

I am trying to use a SUSE installation from my ThinkPad W520. However I am having a very hard time finding a matching keyboard layout. I have a German QWERTZ layout as you can see in the following ...
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vmware workstation 12 dual screen issues with guest OS opensuse leap 42.1 with DE KDE plasma 5

I have an old opensuse distribution that I made my first vm with. In that vm the dual screen use inside of vmware worked perfectly. My only problem with the old machine was with the graphics on the ...
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Where does Firefox store a file downloaded via “open with”

By mistake I chose the option of "open with" instead of "save file" downloading a somewhat large file (around 3GB, but my max download speed is 350KB/s..). However, I didn't do any action when the ...
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OpenSUSE ffmpeg mp4 output

I keep getting the following error when I try to output an mp4 file with ffmpeg on OpenSUSE 42.1: [NULL @ 0x7f2ef400b580] Requested output format 'mp4' is not a suitable output format Is there ...
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Force kscreen reload

I have a laptop with a docking station and am running KDE Plasma 5 on OpenSUSE Leap. I prefer to have the laptop screen off when docked and to have some things displayed larger when the laptop is ...
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I can't be root

My school gave me a dump with different partition, I have to Work on the linux one, it's a open suse modified by the school.. sometimes I need to be root for install stuff with zypper example, they ...
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Broken dependencies when upgrading SLES 11.3 to 11.4

I'm trying to upgrade SLES 11.3 to 11.4 with zypper using the following instructions: https://www.suse.com/documentation/sles11/book_sle_deployment/data/sec_update_sle11sp3.html After launching the ...
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Where to put ssfs startup script to fuse filesystem OpenSuse Tumbleweed

I fuse a server filesystem to my desktop on startup. This is on Linux OpenSuse. I run the script sshfs -o nonempty user@server:/home/serveruser/data /home/localdata This fuses the serveruser/data ...
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How can I know from the specs if a laptop will work well with Linux?

If I have the specs, is there any way to know if I can install a Linux distribution (openSUSE, Ubuntu) and have all the important things work well? SSD BIOS/UEFI allow install from USB trackpad gpu/...
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How to determine OpenSUSE package maintainer?

According to the Zypper Cheat Sheet, we can use zypper info to get package information. Unfortunately, I am not getting results back when using it: > zypper info cryptopp Loading repository data......
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Console background on OpenSUSE

Older versions of OpenSUSE had some really cool artwork as the background along with a nice font... the new Leap 42.1 doesn't. Is there a way to add this?
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key expired when updating

I have been doing a lot of research but I cannot get rid of the "warning" that I get when doing: sudo apt-get updgate. It returns at the end: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org ./ Release: ...
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How can I run a script to do some configuration for a brand new user?

I want to perform some configuration tasks for a brand new user, like applying default settings. For example, I would like to create some default directories (Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures ...
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Grub FlipFlop Boot

Is it possible to configure grub2 boot loader to flipflip boot between two different OS? MY set-up is that I have a beefy lab computer that is by some people to run Window 10 and others Linux (Suse), ...
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Need help for Grub configuration

I have a problem with my boot configuration of grub. I installed openSuse on my Laptop and now my Windows 8 disappeared from the boot menu. I am not sure if I use EFI, but I can see it the fdisk list....