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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Installed x11vnc onto Opensuse 12.3, but tightvnc says computer refuses connection

First, let me say that I have never used linux before, so this might be super basic. I'm just trying to get set up a remote desktop connection from my windows computer to a linux computer. I followed ...
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Open Suse 11.3 setting wifi connection

I am new to the Linux openSuSE version 11.3 operating system and have installed it on 64 bit machine. I have windows 7 OS on the same machine and am able to connect to the wifi or internet. I have not ...
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Router reports different MAC address than iwconfig

The address returned by iwconfig is nearly the same - the first number is off by 2 and the last by 1. Does anyone know why I'm getting a different result depending on where I look? I happen to know ...
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Handbrake doesn't shutdown the computer after the encode finishes

I'm using Handbrake on openSUSE 13.2 to convert some video files. Since the most efficient codecs (x264 and x265) require a lot of time to finish the encode, my preferred way to perform this task is ...
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Using XRDP and KDE on openSUSE_13.2

I setup a computer with openSuSE 13.2 and KDE. Now I'm trying to access it from Windows PC via RDP. After my first not successful tries ( see : ...
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DNS resolution failing on OpenSUSE 13.2

Since this morning, DNS resolution is failing on my virtual machine (VMWare). I'm using NetworkManager on OpenSUSE 13.2 to configure my network. Things I've tried: I've manually added 8.8.8.8 and ...
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Booting openSuse from USB on ASUS T100

I tried to install an openSuse 32/64 OS on an Asus Transformer Book T100TA. I followed the steps on this site. If I select the USB device to boot, the BIOS closed and reopened immediately. A similar ...
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Wine error with LOCAL resource library

I am trying to run the student version of Solid Edge ST8 on OpenSUSE Tumbleweed using the latest wine build. It seems that there has not been activity in the DB for years and so I am under no illusion ...
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Unable to bond two Wi-Fi adapters

I have two mobile Wi-Fi routers (with IP 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.1.1) and two usb Wi-Fi adapters and trying to bond them into failover connection. Using OpenSUSE 12.3 in YaST I've chosen Traditional ...
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How to get vim syntax highlighting to work?

I cannot get vim syntax highlighting to work on a suse box. I have (only this two lines) in my ~/.vimrc filetype plugin on syntax on If I open a shell script with .sh an do :set filetype? I get ...
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QEMU/KVM fails to start on openSUSE

I've gotten this to run before. I'm using the OVMF BIOS image and the EFI executables generated using this guide. I ran sudo qemu-system-x86_64 -bios /usr/share/qemu-ovmf/bios/bios.bin -hda ...
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Virtual Box, accessing shared folder in openSuse

I have installed Opensuse in VirtualBox, and there is shared folder setup in the virtual Box for Opensuse. (C:\vmSharedFolder) How can I access this shared folder in Opensuse?
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VirtualBox SLES12 install GuestAdditions

I'm trying to install the guest additions in my sles12 guest system (host is win7). I followed the guide in the virtualbox-forum faq and the official tutorial on their website but this doesnt work. ...
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Install openSuse on Centos server With usb drive

I have an system with Centos server installed on it. I want it to change into OpenSuse 13.2 Unfortunatly the usb drive i have created with ImageUSB is not recognized as bootable Device. Im not able ...
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Download.opensuse.org does not resolv

I am having a strange problem: When I want to connect my server to download.opensuse.org to update certain packages in their repos I get the error that it cannot resolv. So it does not connect, but it ...
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openSUSE 13.2 kernel upgrade to stable version (4.1)

I have openSUSE 13.2, and I try to upgrade the kernel to the last stable version. I added http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Kernel:/stable/standard/ to repository and try to upgrade with ...
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openSUSE: Switch from Tumbleweed to standard distribution?

Is there a way to go back to the standard openSUSE distribution from Tumbleweed (the rolling release)? If so, how? I am using openSUSE Tumbleweed, and I am pretty pleased with it. But because of ...
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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): ...