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How to install Windows 7 alongside with OpenSuse?

I have an OpenSuse computer. It has all my work files so don't feel like removing old OS. But I want to play a game that doesn't work on Wine. So want to install Win7. What's the best way to do ...
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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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I can't open eclipse kepler in openSUSE 12.3

I downloaded and configured an Eclipse Kepler in Ubuntu 13.04, but I want to use that now in OpenSUSE 12.3 and this is an executable file. Can someone tell me how open that? The executable file from ...
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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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Where is openssh-askpass (OpenSUSE 12.3)

I want to use qtcreator with the integrated git plugin to access my repository on github via SSH. I am able to access the repo (e.g. via git log) read-only, but to push I need to enter my password. My ...
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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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How to find the background image of login screen of OpenSUSE?

How to find the background image in the login screen on OpenSUSE? Anyway to locate its path?
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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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Xorg error “Failed to load module ”glx“”

I found this error in xorg log while trying to solve a graphics issue: Failed to load /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/updates/extensions/libglx.so: /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/updates/extensions/libglx.so: ...
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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 ...
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How to easily browse file system in Bash

Oftentimes I have to open a file in shell and I do not have the filepath memorized. Is there an addon/extension for shell that brings up a file system hierarchy as you do when you upload to a website: ...
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python urllib2 HTTPSHandler error

I just installed openSuse 12.3 server onto my server and I have been loading everything onto it from the old server(CentOS 6.2) and I use python as my programming language and I tried to use pip to ...
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having issues with OpenSuse Route

Hi I know CentOS has a file called rc.local which is activated when the server comes up but what I need is away for OpenSuse to do the same thing. I need to run the following route add -net ...
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Network Manager stopped recognizing wired connections

I'm using OpenSuse 12.3 with a Gnome interface. I am able to connect to any wireless network but my network manager just stopped recognizing wired ones. I'm not even show the "wired connection" menu. ...
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apt-offline equivalent for opensuse

I am trying to install wine on opensuse but I have a dependency problems. it says that I need libgphoto2.so.2 and maybe I will need other packages later. Do you know a way to solve this problem? ...
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Linux drains battery

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad L412 with a non-overclocked i5 2nd gen, 4GB RAM, and a Radeon HDv545. Whenever I use Windows and have possibly battery intensive applications running, the battery still lasts ...
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openSUSE. How to route traffic using two different Networks

My system details: openSUSE 12.3 KDE. I have a Wifi card and an ethernet card. I subscribe to two internet connections from two different companies: Company A provides 2MBps unlimited bandwidth. ...
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How to remove Linux software RAID MD device?

I'm trying to install openSUSE 12.3 on the new server. It is this machine. There are 2 HDDs connected to the SAS controller. What I want to achieve is a NON-RAID configuration where 1.HDD is used for ...
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Boot OpenSuSE installation in QEmu-KVM using QEmu-KVM as the bootloader

I am trying to pass kernel parameters to a virtual OpenSuSE installation without typing them on a boot prompt, using the ability of KVM to load the kernel directly. First, I mount the installation ...
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Forbid interactive shell on OpenSUSE

I got a set of assignments at work to do to see how can I work around Linux systems (namely I was recommended openSUSE since I will be working with SLES). Most of those assignments are pretty ...
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flash disk size is not normal after using suse image writer

Ok I don't know what to do, and decided to ask here, here's the problem : I have a 8 GB flash disk that i use to boot image. I decided to try opensuse 12.3, and then i use unetbootin to extract it to ...
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installing Task Mechanistic::Firefox failed due to Make-test [closed]

fans as it failed many many times to install Mozrepl with Mechanize::FireFox i tried another package this here Task::Mechanistic::Firefox which comes packed with the prerequesites - i did the ...
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bad Make-Test while running installation of a perl module

i run opensuse 12,3 - all is installed fresh now i wanted to install mozepl and www mechanize firefox this ended up in a bad Make-Test while running installation of a perl module # ' ...
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How to match the font “Helvetica” to “Adobe Helvetica”

I'am using OpenSuse 12.2 and installed various font-packages. Fontconfig is triggered by SuSEConfig. So far, the installation seems ok. But I have the following problem: I have to use the font ...
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How to check if opensuse-12.3 iso-release download is corrupted?

I want to upgrade from openSuSE 12.2 to 12.3. Therefore I have burned a ISO file of the openSuSE 12.3 distribution (32bit). To be precise I did this twice since I wondered, that this process resulted ...
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Can't unlock linux user account

I've got a Linux box (OpenSuSE 11.3) with a locked-out user account. I logged in as the root account to unlock it with passwd -u <user>, but I get a message 'Cannot unlock the password for ...
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Migrate from MBR to UEFI with an encrypted system partition

I had the idea of converting a live and running openSUSE installation from MBR to GPT/UEFI. I followed this tutorial and successfully converted disk keeping partitions and associated data. My original ...
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How close to death is my Linux hard drive [duplicate]

I want to test my hard disk that is on opensuse 12.2 - update see some results below I have installed S.M.A.R.T. How would you start the tests? note: can I run a single test that runs all the ...
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How do I reinstall/enable snapper?

I had errors in my root filesystem (btrfs) so I recreated it from a backup but now, snapper doesn't work anymore: # /usr/bin/snapper -v -v -v -v create --description test IO Error. # snapper -v ...
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No wireless connection after installing OpenSUSE 12.3

I just installed OpenSUSE 12.3 on my laptop with Gnome. I'm unable to connect to any wifi. I don't even have the "Wireless" submenu on the top right of my screen. All I have is the "Wired" submenu. I ...
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Citrix-XenApp Error (SSL-Server 61) with FF on OpenSuse 12.2: how to bypass?

good day dear Superuser, I am trying to utilize Citrix XenApp to remotely access my work userid and applications from home. I can login and see my virtual desktop/applications, but when I try to run ...
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Installation of Citrix-client on Opensuse 12.2 - works only halfway

I need some help. I wanted to install citrix client on a opensuse-system. Well I took the manual form this website - see this link: ...
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How do I create blurry effects with GIMP

I am new to gimp and I have no clue if this is the right place to ask, so bear with me and steer me in the correct direction if i am wrong in asking this. How do I create blurry visual effects? I ...
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Cannot change default paper size in CUPS

I'm running suse 12.1x86 (Gnome 3) with cups 1.5.x (guessing, I'm not at my pc right now). We have a network-connected Xerox printer and recently we changed its IP. Connection to the printer was ...
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openSUSE 12.3 KDE Lan networking

I've just installed openSUSE 12.3 on my PC and faced a problem I have a DSL connection with Tp-link Td-8811 modem. I configured my modem on PPPoE so it will connect to Internet automatically whenever ...
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OpenSuSE 12.3 kbd service failing at boot

An install of OpenSuSE 12.3 (but upgraded from 11.2) displays this message ... Starting Firewall Initialization (phase 2 of 2) done Master Resource Control: runlevel 3 has been ...
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How to check space on a opensuse-linux-system?

I wanted to check the space that I have on the machine: I tried it with this command: df -h linux-wyee:~ # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on rootfs 20G 6.9G 12G ...
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Should I use the openSUSE installer to encrypt /swap until ecryptfs is updated to work with systemd?

I recently installed openSUSE 12.3. I didn't use any partition encryption in the installer. Immediately after the install was complete, I installed ecryptfs-utils and ran ecryptfs-migrate-user -u ...
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set title in terminal

I`m using opensuse (xfce environment) openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64) VERSION = 11.4 CODENAME = Celadon unfortunately whenever I am using more than one terminal (using Tab option), It starts to ask me ¨set a ...