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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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Is there a way that I can upgrade my glib in opensuse 13.1?

I am trying to install gtk+ but this requires glib >= 2.39 and I have 2.38. I would like to upgrade to 2.40 but once I installed it it still told me it could not find it. Now I could not change the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 printer driver on openSUSE?

I am attempting to install a Canon 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 Canon website, found my printer ...
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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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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 ...
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apcupsd on Linux does not report on APC BackUPS Pro 900

From what documentation I could find, the UPS should be (is!) supported by Linux and ought to work with apcupsd. I looked for specific problems such as the infamous Microlink protocol, and found none. ...
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How to debug old initd script under systemd?

I have an older initd script to start my application. It worked fine under older versions of SuSE, but fails on Open SuSE 12.3. The strange thing is cd /etc/init.d ; ./script start works fine. ...
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Backing up Xbox 360 USB data then using then USB drive

I have one USB drive available to me, its a 16GB Corsair which I use to save my Xbox 360 game data to. Now, I want to install OpenSUSE via a live USB, so I need to backup the data on the drive to my ...
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On dual boot system, Is it possible to use VirtualBox to boot other installed OS? [duplicate]

I currently run Windows 7 from a 256GB SSD as my Operating System. Lately, for school, I've been using openSUSE linux inside a VirtualBox PC and I'm really liking it. I'm starting to hate even ...
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sudo: Sorry, user root is not allowed to execute

This command fails on OpenSuSE 11.4: root@host# sudo -S -u "coreapp_customer1_d" -g "coreapp_customer1_d" /bin/bash -l -c "mkdir -p /home/coreapp_customer1_d/.ssh" with this message: Sorry, user ...
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Blank Desktop on openSUSE 12.3 on VMWare Fusion

I just installed openSUSE 12.3 on VMWare Fusion 6. The installation seemed to run without any issues at all. However, when I start the machine all I see is the default black and green background. ...
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Missing memory (BIOS detects 8 x 2GBs but says only 12 GBs installable)

OS: OpenSuse 12.3 (x64) Problem: Unable to use all detected memory I recently bought some more RAM for my workstation (2Rx4). The motherboard has 8 slots, and while BIOS recognizes that all 8 have ...
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Can't access my drives from open suse 12.3

I just installed linux along with my Windows 7 in separate drives. Now when I try to access hard drives from linux it shows error as: An error occurred while accessing 'Home',the system responded: ...
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How to upgrade to g++ 4.7 in SUSE linux

I am new to linux. I am trying to upgrade my g++ to version 4.7 If I type g++ -v it shows currently version gcc version 4.1.2 20070115 (SUSE Linux) I am trying to do the following sudo zypper ...
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Can not use 2 monitors under openSUSE 12.3 (KDE4)

I try to run 2 identical monitors connected to my "sapphire radeon 7870 HD Ghz" graphic card under opensuse 12.3. It works fine under Windows7 but under SUSE only one monitor is used. Both monitors ...
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How can a partition be full if du does not show it is?

On one of my systems, the root partition is full: snip:˜ # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on rootfs 11G 9.3G 0 100% / devtmpfs 744M 36K 744M 1% /dev ...
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Eclipse not running on Opensuse 12.3

I have just downloaded the Android SDK for Linux. I am running OpenSuse 12.3. When I try to run Eclipse, there is an error that says that there is no program to run executable files. So, I use the ...
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Opera 12.16 & Fedora/Ubuntu

I need to install opera 12.16 on ubuntu 12.10 (gtk 3.6.0) & fedora 19 (gtk 3.8.2). When I start Opera at both systems as "strace opera" , I have the same error: http://codetidy.com/6507/ If I ...
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Windows 8: Can't clear boot selection

So the problem is that I see "OpenSUSE (LOCAL) installer" every time I boot up to Windows 8. What I've tried: bootrec.exe /fixboot bootrec.exe /rebuildbdc or how ever it was written (I wrote it ...
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Linux wakes immediately from sleep

From time to time opensuse 12.3 starts to wake up from sleep immediately. I have created a service in /etc/init.d be able to wake up from keyboard and mouse with the following code: echo enabled ...
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Ran the OpenSUSE iso image within Windows 8. Now the option's showing at boot 100% of times

The problem is that I double-clicked on the OpenSUSE iso image and saw the graphical interface/installer. It said I should restart the computer. I was going to install a dualboot on the brand new ...