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Trying to upgrade openSUSE 13.1 GNOME 3.10 (default) to 3.12 downgrades packages

I'm trying to upgrade my GNOME desktop from 3.10 to 3.12. 3.10 is the default GNOME version in openSUSE 13.1 that I'm using. https://en.opensuse.org/GNOME_repositories says it is fine to upgrade ...
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Dual boot openSUSE and Windows 8.1 on two separate PCIe SSDs

I have an X99 system with an Intel SSD 750 serving as the boot drive. Currently only Windows 8.1 is installed on it. My motherboard has an M.2 slot that I would like to use for a Samsung SM951 for an ...
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Why can I boot from external HDD?

I have OpenSUSE live iso downloaded. I have a 16GB USB stick & a 1TB external HDD. I wrote the ISO to the USB stick and the external HDD using Win32DiskImager. When I restart my computer, I can ...
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Can I transfer my openSUSE live USB to another HDD?

I have an bootable openSUSE live USB on an 8GB USB stick (Very Slow/FAT32). And I have a 2TB external HDD (Faster/NTFS) which is 50% used. Can I transfer my openSUSE live OS to my HDD without ...
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Cisco Anyconnect VPN (Linux) won't launch

Using OpenSUSE 13.2 (64-bit), I recently installed the Cisco AnyConnect VPN. It shows up in my applications list, and I can try to launch it, but after about 10 seconds of the "loading" spinning icon, ...
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Quickly change audio device in KDE

I recently switched to OpenSUSE (with KDE) from Windows, and I'm still going through the learning curve. I switch fairly frequently between using my headphones with built-in microphone, and using my ...
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Remove PostgreSQL database files

I've uninstalled PostgreSQL some time ago, but now I needed it again, and installed it. When running rcpostgresql I get the following: /usr/sbin/rcpostgresql Your database files were created by ...
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kde opensuse insufficient permission to use Internet?

I suddenly found myself having the problem that I can't use Internet services. I can't use ssh, ping or a web browser. As super user however I can ping, no ssh as far as I can tell. I thought it could ...
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shell script to change bootloader background

I'm trying to create a shell script on openSUSE to change the bootloader background from the files /etc/default/grub line: GRUB_BACKGROUND=/boot/grub2/themes/openSUSE/background.png with the new ...
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KODI remote isn't working

I'm trying to correctly configure KORE, the official Kodi Remote app for Android, but I'm unable to do so. My copy of Kodi is installed on a laptop with openSUSE as a base system, and both it and my ...
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Enable multicast between server/client application

I have a VirtualBox VM running openSuse and an application that is meant to multicast data. I also have an application that is on the same machine running on Windows 7 that is meant to receive the ...
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adjust mouse sensitivity in openSuSe

I'm running openSuse 13.1 with KDE but this seems to be a problem with more Linux distros: I have a gaming mouse which has a little more resolution than is comfortable for desktop use, so I'd like to ...
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what does yast routing for a static ip look like?

What does it actually look like in yast to configure a route for a static ip address? Configuring Routing To make your machine communicate with other machines and other networks, routing ...
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KDE4 doesn't start correctly

For some reason KDE seems to search for some files in /usr/lib/ instead of /usr/lib64/. When I started my computer this morning I got a message saying No greeter widget plugin loaded. After ...
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Unable to Telnet to the Linux SUSE from windows with port 50000

Firewall has been disable at Linux SUSE server, port numbers from 50000:60020 has been enabled. I can able to ping the server able to telnet using IP. When I give port 50000 or 60000 in my telnet ...
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Reinstall KDE from scratch on OpenSUSE

I have installed KDE 5 a while ago after KDE 4. It just broke. So, I am tired of trying to fix the situation here, and I just want to start over from scratch. What I want to do is: Uninstall All Qt ...
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Unlist update from update list openSuse

Is there a way to stop openSuse from trying to install a particular update? Everytime I have new updates, it tries to install kernel-desktop-3.11.10-25.1 (x64) along with a newer version (currently ...
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Apache 2 stops serving on port 80 if SSLEngine active

I wanted to add SSL to my server (OpenSuse 13.2, Apache2, single domain, no virtual domains) and after I configured it to work I discovered that when I set SSLEngine on the Apache2 stops serving ...
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How to change desktop environments without mixing up their programs?

I am relatively new to Linux-based OSes. Well, I tried to install gnome by replacing KDE using YaST (upon selection of gnome, YaST told me that KDE would have to be removed - to which I happily ...
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How to “install” Fedora / Opensuse on USB Drive

I want to install dedicated(no live CD) Fedora / Opensuse on USB key. I have a sony micro vault click(32 GB) usb drive. The previous answer is not working fine for me (trouble installing Fedora 21 on ...
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Linux- OPENSUSE ipv6 related configurations in sysctl.conf lost after reboot

I am using: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 1 I added the following parameters to /etc/sysctl.conf: net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_redirects = 0 ...
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It is possible to “virtualize” a OS who is already installed in the HDD?

I want to make a dual-boot between openSUSE 13.2 and Windows 8, but the tricky thing is here: I want to boot one of the OSes while I'm using the other (doesn't matter the order). Is that possible? ...
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yast network settings: print or log

I'm trying to configure a static ip address on OpenSuSe but don't know how to log or print the network settings to the console with Yast. How do I print out the yast settings? I've been reading the ...
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How can I install PHP in Apache on OpenSUSE 13.2?

I have installed all of the following packages: apache2 php5 apache2-mod_php5 However, when opening a .php file in the web browser on my server, I am offered to download the file. apache2ctl -M ...
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/dev/sda2 is full, anything suspicious here?

I ran out of room on a 20G partition I use for my OpenSuse linux OS. I ran du -sh * to see where the big hard drive pits swells reside, and this is what I see: 4.7M bin 47M boot 48K dev ...
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OpenSuse 13.1 PPC64 Port - Slow boot with error messages, and low color-depth

I have a PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0 GHz, i have installed the PPC64 port of OpenSuse 13.1 on it, and i am experiencing a few problems. I guess thats the price of running a unsupported port/distribution. ...
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Linux: locking root filesystem to read-only

I have an industrial computer (read: no keyboard/mouse/monitor except during maintenance) which will control some machinery. The operating system will be Linux (I would prefer OpenSuSE, but it's not a ...
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executing cmds on a Linux box from a windows box [duplicate]

How can I create a script on a windows box that retrieves data from the Linux box by executing cmds against the remote Linux box? I have got putty and Plink on the win box but not sure how to fire ...
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Script for finding new files in a directory, and execute a command

I have a directory with several, or even hundreds of xml files in it. I want to execute a script when a new file is found. the only MAJOR problem is I can't use inotifywait or something like that. Due ...
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Any way to boot a OpenSuSE installation DVD ISO and install from it, without burning it to a DVD?

Because the DVD image is too big to fit on a disk, I would like to install system using sequence of commands like this, running from an Ubuntu live CD: cd /tmp wget ...
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network adapter not listed in my virtualbox vm

I am trying to SSH into a virtual machine I have set up in virtual box from my Windows 7 host machine. I would like to make several development machines and ssh into them from my host machine, as well ...
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CentOS 7 and OpenSuSE 13.1 (so far) can't see NTFS partitions during installation

The title is rather self explanatory, but here some more details. I'm currently running my machine with Windows XP x64 (read Windows Server 2003) and I was planning to install CentOS 7 on the same ...
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repository for suse version of linux

Is there a command repository for Suse Linux where we can install a library and all its ?dependencies? I recently I need to install an R-base program which needed libgfortran library and this library ...
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zypper: How to list different available versions of a package?

I want to get a list of all available versions of a package, the same list that you can see in Yast, but using zypper. OpenSuse 13.1, zypper 1.9.16
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pgadmin3 failed dependencies which are already installed?

I try to install pgadmin3 in a system with OpenSUSE 12.1 After download pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm I try rpm -ivh pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm and have the following errors: Failed ...
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Unable to install Windows after installing openSUSE and Ubuntu

I had a Windows machine then I decided to try openSUSE so I burned into a USB and I was presented with a long list of partitions and stuff. I deleted EVERYTHING and it seems I messed up the ...
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Multiple webservers on one machine

I am attempting to setup a Dell Poweredge R720 with a variable number of separate instances of apache/mysql. This is because we wish to be able to update some of our systems, without affecting others. ...
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How to update PHP and MySQL in SUSE LINUX Release 11.2

I have in a server SUSE LINUX Release 11.2, with PHP Version 5.2.17 and phpMyAdmin 3.3.9, How can I do for update the two elements, I tried with: sudo apt-get update php5 but dont works, says: ...
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Hooking Linux machine to secondary router/ISP: how to setup routing correctly?

Abstract: I have (I presume routing) issues when adding a secondary ISP to my existing network setup: incoming traffic through Router1 is not answered, but local traffic and incoming through Router0 ...
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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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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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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 ...