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Linux seems to be unstable and overheats with dual boot

I'm having issues with successfully installing linux (both on my PC and my laptop). The issue seems to be overheating in both cases. It's not so much a crippling problem with the desktop, it handles ...
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OpenSuse install loop [closed]

Struggling to install open suse on my laptop along with windows 8. It was hard to boot from usb in my samsung series 5. Now I got it - had to disable secure boot in bios and change priority of boot ...
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Boot Loader for windows 7

I asked I have Windows 7 and opensuse 13.1 and Windows boot loader is replaced by grub 2. Now I want to format opensuse how can i restore my Windows boot loader over grub 2. How can I format ...
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Multiple Active Partitions [duplicate]

I asked I have Windows 7 and opensuse 13.1 and Windows boot loader is replaced by grub 2. Now I want to format opensuse how can i restore my Windows boot loader over grub 2. How can I format ...
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Citrix does not work after Opensuse Update; how to narrow down the issue?

I am using the Citrix Receiver under OpenSuse 13.1. I made an system update this weekend and realized, that the Receiver does not start anymore, when I launch the shortcut on the according website, ...
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Windows resolution only up to 1024x768 after installing OpenSuse

I installed OpenSuse 13.1 in a 5yo laptop I had around with Windows 7. It was working fine with 1280x900. OpenSuse cannot go further than 1024x768, but what is really surprising, is that Windows 7 ...
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ddrescue attempt ends with drive disappearing from dev

I have been trying to recover data from a Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB drive (2 ext4 partitions_ for 3 days now, predominantly with ddrescue and testdisk, but because of some critical error on the disk ...
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Suse 13.1 boot disk

I have downloaded openSuse 13.1. I have burned a DVD and attempted to load the disk. I find that I need to make a suse boot disk to load the operating system on the laptop. Being new to this, be ...
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Control Over-Scanning in opensuse Linux

Iv been trying to find a way to adjust over scanning in Linux. I have my Laptop running opensuse linux, and I am connecting it to a SONY HDTV @ 1080P via HDMI. However i cant find a way to turn off ...
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why does syslinux say 'syslinux: impossible sector size'?

I have a usb that I have erased all of the data from using scrub, shred, and dd. I have openSUSE. I used a partition editor to format to fat32. I formatted the partition to the maximum size allowed. ...
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How to make more room on my hard drive

I have openSUSE and Debian on my hard drive, along with several other partitions. I want to download a live .iso file to make a new live USB and erase everything on my computer. I tried downloading an ...
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Installing Gnome 3.12 from stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1

I installed (upgrading) Gnome 3.12 from a stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1, I follow this: sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/STABLE:/3.12/openSUSE_13.1/ GNOME sudo ...
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Linux doesn't find root file system when booting

I bought an SSD and to try the speed improvement while leaving the current system intact, I cloned my old root partition (/dev/sda1) onto the SSD (/dev/sdb1) and added a new Grub boot entry: title ...
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Find out the device for my cd drive in my unix VM

I have a suse linux 12 in a VM. I have connected a dvd to that machine (from VM Ware). But not able to see any difference under /media/ or /dev/ .My understanding is once i insert a media that should ...
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Glib - is there a way that i can upgrade my glib in opensuse 13.1?

0 down vote favorite I am trying to install gtk+ but this requires glib >= 2.39 and i have 2.38. I would like to upgrade to 2.40but once i installed it it still told me it could not find it. Now i ...
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bindfs doesn't work from fstab on openSuse 13.1

everybody. I'm trying to use bindfs to mount a partition with access for the two users I have in my PC. I installed bindfs from repository: bindfs 1.12.2 I created a mountpoint called ...
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ifconfig, ethernet device name too long and get truncated, how do I know the actual name?

I'm trying openSUSE 13.1 x86, but immediately encounter an annoying problem. In this openSUSE version, compared to 12.2, ifconfig does not show network device name as eth0, eth1 etc, but use a ...
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Removing OpenSUSE installer from Boot Manager (Unable to boot Windows at the moment)

I have a computer that is shared with another person. The main OS is Windows Vista. One day, the other person wanted to install OpenSUSE onto VMWare but he made a mistake in the process and now every ...
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Using gcc (>= 4.8) with OBS (OpenSUSE Build Service)

I am currently using the OpenSUSE Build Service (https://build.opensuse.org/) to build ArangoDB. However, for some newer C++ features I need a fairly current C++ compiler. For some of the older ...
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Error with language files and setxkbmap

OpenSuse 13.1 Cinnamon 2.0.4 & Cinnamon 2.0.14 (tested) After I changed the keyboard layout with setxkbmap cinnamon crashed and went into fallback mode. I tried to change the settings in ...
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Why does YaST now show lines as lqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq?

Today my YaST started rendering lines like this: It makes it difficult to read.. Any idea what this is about and how I can fix it? I tried rebooting, no dice. Edit -- here's my PuTTY config: ...
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Wireless adapter not connected after upgrade from OpenSUSE 12.1 to 13.1

After update from OpenSUSE 12.1 to 13.1, I have this problem. My wireless adapter stops working. I can't figure out anything's wrong. Here's some infos: I still have an IP by DHCP (192.168.1.12) ...
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OpenSuse root commands error

Can someone explain why these commands doesn't work me@suse:~> ifconfig Absolute path to 'ifconfig' is '/sbin/ifconfig', so running it may require superuser privileges (eg. root). . ...
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Can't seem to get rid of OpenSUSE installer from boot menu

So every time I turn this computer on I get presented with two options, Windows 7 and OpenSUSE Installer (local). I need to get rid of the OpenSUSE installer but the usual advice doesn't seem to work. ...
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Creating a WiFi network from LAN

I am running OpenSuse linux 13.1, it has KNetworkmanager to control the network. Now this seems like an eay task (my cell phone can do it with 1 push on a button). I am connected by cable and I want ...
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How to improve my wifi channel discovery?

I have some difficulty to connect to my school network. Most of the time it does not appear in wicd-client (ubuntu) or wpa-gui (opensuse) but it's always working perfectly on windows. There are ...
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Not all icons appearing on openSUSE

So, I recently switched from Linux Mint to openSUSE because openSUSE was more lightweight and customizable in my opinion. I installed all of my favorite applications from LM onto my openSUSE laptop, ...
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linux apache localhost now not accessible in LAN

using Mediawiki in VMware localhost on (virtual) OpenSuse computer (latest version of distro) in company domain. MediaWiki using sqlite database. I had long latency (slow response) in localhost and ...
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Ran “network restart”, netstat shows no open ports, server still says port is in use

I am doing some web development in django (python). The program runs it's own development server on port 8000. I turned off the server and now need to restart it, but I'm getting an "Error: That port ...
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Can't uninstall or upgrade git

I'm on Opensuse ver 12.2. My git seems to be installed in /usr/lib. rnx@linux-sh2d2:~> git --version git version 1.7.10.4 rnx@linux-sh2d2:~> which git /usr/bin/git rnx@linux-sh2d2:~> cd ...
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After I type login it back to login immediately

After a failed try to update a software using a .ymp file (IIRC the extension of file) my OS started claimed about no left space on hard drive but a lot of free space is available. So I reboot the ...
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Legacy X11 application only sees very few fonts

I have a very old X11 application (over 10 years) that runs in a chrooted environment on my OpenSuse desktop. It used to look fine and over the years I have updated the Linux distribution several ...
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VirtualBox and Samba 4 on Linux Guest (NAT and Host Only)

Gentlemen, I really need a help from you to configure the "Samba 4" using the "Virtual Box". Here's the situation: In certain networks where I work, the Samba 4 works, in other does not. The guest ...
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OpenSUSE “fstab” “mount” “An error occurred while accessing” “the system responded: mount: only root can mount”

Gentlemen, I trying to mount a network share at OpenSUSE's boot, when I try to access the folder where the share is mounted (using Dolphin) the system returns me the following error (edited): "An ...
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Share Folders on OpenSUSE 13.1 Using SAMBA (Share Not Working)?

Gentlemen, I tried all ways to share folders on OpenSUSE 13.1 using SAMBA, but without success. Frankly, I do not know what to do to resolve this situation. Among my actions are taken...   Stop ...
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OpenSuse 11.4 hard free space decreases to zero without any running program

I have a one-user linux OpenSuse 11.4 on my HP proliant server and I always connect to it with TightVCN. The server settings are: core file size (blocks, -c) 0 data seg size ...
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Can I change the size of the kde menu?

I would like to make the menu bigger (=covering more of the screen and showing more), is that possible? Using opensuse 13 kde
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OpenSUSE, encrypt root filesystem (or full disk) in running system [duplicate]

I would love to (actually I have to..) encrypt disk in my laptop. I have OpenSUSE 13.1, I'm very satisfied with it, I love it, but ... There is a need for disk encryption in my company and I am not ...
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File transfer and editing 500 permission error

I am hosting one of my Wordpress sites on a local LAMP in opensuse. I have transferred the site from my backup but when it was installed the site was broken somehow and if try to delete, edit or even ...
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How to disable SuSEfirewall2?

How can I disable SuSEfirewall2 from the shell (without yast)? We use OpenSuSE 12.3 I tried it: workdevel123:~ # systemctl disable SuSEfirewall2.service But I think this is not the solution: ...
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98% CPU load when searching for updates (applydeltarpm)

I'm running openSUSE 13.1 on my laptop and every time the system starts looking for updates, the fan goes crazy and the CPU load gets to over 90%. Using top, I discovered that the process ...
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OpenSuse 12.3 gpu fan speed

I won't go into the details of what I tried and simply explain what I want. graphics card: AMD HD 4870 So I'm usually working with Windows 7 and my gpu is at 54C with 30% fan speed when idle. Now I ...
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Why do I get the error 'bash: ./install.sh: No such file or directory' when installing driver for printer openSUSE

I am attempting to install a cannon mx340 driver on my machine which runs openSUSE 13.1. When I tried to configure my printer, the driver was not found. I went to the cannon website, found my ...
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Iptables limit user access time and mac

I am trying to create an iptable chain to kick my daughter off her ipad during the night. With the mac only filter I can block access but when I add time it no longer works. Does anyone see an issue ...
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“Security signature is not present” in opensuse

I am using open SUSE 11.4 in my computer. I recently installed this. I also did an online update. After which the following message keeps popping out from the bottom panel. A security signature is ...
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How can I create a Minecraft item in everyone's KDE menu on OpenSuse?

I set up a family computer running OpenSuse 13.1 for the kids. I downloaded the Minecraft.jar file, installed Oracle java, and now I can run Minecraft - like this $ java -jar Minecraft.jar So far ...
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Add specific route via start-up script

I need to setup route for one of my computers. I want it permanently so I don't need to enter the command myself every reboots. However the route command I use ain't a normal one, because I use 2 ...
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How to connect to the internet using ZTE MF190U USB Modem in OpenSUSE?

I am an absolute Linux newbie. Recently, I downloaded OpenSUSE 13.1 and installed it alongside Windows 8. I used to access the Internet through my service provider's (Airtel) ZTE MF190U USB Modem ...
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Trouble installing openSUSE 13.1 via live USB

I downloaded the 32-bit KDE iso for openSUSE 13.1 from software.opensuse.org/131/en. I am attempting to install, from USB, to a computer currently running Debian/Fedora. After downloading the openSUSE ...
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SuSE ImageWriter doesn't see my USB memory stick, though Windows does?

I've just built a new server, on which I plan to install OpenSuSE Linux. To avoid installing items that would only ever be used once, I've built the machine with no optical drives, and planned to ...