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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 ...
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Is it possible to prevent creation of .directory files?

I'm on OpenSuse 12.3 and I wonder if there's a way to prevent creation of .directory files (preferably under some specific directory) The question arose for the need of a "clean" directory. I'm ...
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Which partition to use for Suse 12.3 bootloader?

When installing opensuse 12.3 a partition for the bootloader should be specified. When I previously installed ubuntu for example I set the bootloader to be installed on the entire drive : e.g. sda ...
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Need to find which drives are mirrored within RAID-10 array

I have a home media server running on openSUSE 12.2. I'm using eight 2TB drives in a RAID-10 configuration. I deliberately bought two different types of drives: four Seagate Barracuda Green and four ...
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How do I solve a recurring authentication error?

I'm running openSuSE 12.2, a fairly standard install, didn't do anything crazy with it. It pops up a red "Failed to gain Authentication" box in the lower right of the screen every 5-10 minutes or so. ...
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Messed up /etc permissions

I was going to modify my.conf file so I wanted to change its permissions, but I ran the code in the current dir instead of only the file Now all files in the /etc (and the folders) have 777 ...
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OpenSuse 12.2 and drbd

I am trying to setup tow NFS servers mirrored by drbd using OpenSuse 12.2 x64. There is a yast2 package for the drbd which I installed. The module is found under yast2 - Mischellaneous. I get the ...
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how to disable blinking cursor in opensuse 12.2 kde virtualbox

I have just installed the newest OpenSUSE 12.2 with KDE into my VirtualBox. I have one problem. When my cursor is animated (watches and other), it's blinking. How can I disable it? Thanks
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Can't move or resize windows - fluxbox

I recently uninstall fedora on my laptop and installed opensuse instead. Everything was working fine. Since I used fluxbox with fedora and I still use it with opensuse, I decided to use my old ...
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XEN 4.1.3 on OpenSuSE 12.2 not seeing keyboard of Dell XPS 1330

The title really says it all. When booting the XEN Hypervisor kernel, everything works flawlessly, except that the keyboard is not seen at all. If I plug a USB keyboard, it is recognized and I can ...
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Display problems when booting into Linux

I bought a new Samsung monitor and booted into Linux and the display was horrible (extremely bright and poor contrast). I tried to change settings but I was not satisfied with the ouput. I then booted ...
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Opensuse is checking media drive instead of internet

I am little bit newbi for linux. I have used Ubuntu though, in that while installing package it directly search internet repository and fetch the application. But recently I have installed OpenSUSE, ...
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libavg compliation error

I have downloaded libavg from https://www.libavg.de When I do ./configure it gives me error checking for libpython2.7... configure: error: could not find files required to build python plugin I ...
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Are there two different ways of installation in openSUSE KDE and openSUSE Gnome

I have recently installed openSUSE on my machine. I am unable to install packages easily on this OS as there is not much help online for this OS. And I have seen on a few forums that people say if you ...
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How to activate ctrl+a in linux Opensuse?

Recently I installed Linux openSUSE 12.2 on my laptop. Ctrl+a is not working correctly. I used to press Ctrl+a to mark everything, all the text, and etc. Here, Ctrl+a moves the cursor to the ...
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KDE's akonadi sets mysql root password to a non-empty value and I can't find it

I recently set up an openSUSE 12.2 vm and I chose KDE as the desktop. KDE (4.3) happens to come with an application called 'akonadi' which happens to use mysql. The result is that mysql seems to come ...
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Very Slow DSL (ethernet) speed [New Interesting Update]

Very Interesting and Important Update: Due to some reason I just thought to do a complete new setup and this time I decided to again have openSUSE plus Ubuntu. So I first reinstall Lubuntu and then I ...
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Cannot hibernate Windows after installing openSUSE 12.2

Originally my machine dual-booted Fedora 17 and Windows 7, and everything was fine. When I switched to openSUSE 12.2, it repartitioned my Linux partitions (e.g. I had a 1GB swap partition and it made ...
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Locked out of Opensuse after editing etc/pam.d/xdm

I have an assignment. Now I cannot login as Geeko (non-root user) or Root. Any way to fix this? I thought I could get to the console with a Alt+F2 etc... But that does not work... I am running ...
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How to call a program and exit from the shell (the caller) when program is active?

I want to run a program with GUI, by typing into konsole: foo args … and exit from the shell (that's the caller) when the program (foo) is active. How do I this? Is there a Linux/Unix built-in ...
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Reiserfs partition data recovery (success)

i am having windows xp as my os. but i have raiserfs partions created by suse linux on same HDD. i need to recover data from the linux partitions now. i created opensuse live usb and booted from it. ...
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How can I change the Desktop background or the screensaver in Terminal only?

I have a few images in a directory and I can only use the Terminal
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How to automount into specific directories?

I'm using openSUSE 12.2 with KDE3. When I connect my portable hard drive it gets automatically mounted in /media/XXXXXXX, where XXXXXXXX is just some random identifier. How can I control mounting of a ...
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Windows 7 boot manager issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Reinstalling” the Windows 7 boot manager I was having windows 7 installed on my laptop, yesterday I tried to install Open Suse operating system. During its ...
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Xen 4.1.2 error trying to set up remus

When I attempt to set up remus between two machines I get an error in the remus log file, I cant understand why it occurs, I have the same vms running on both systems, so attempted replication ...
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Understanding init script faults with sysctl

I made my own init script for starting a Mono web application within mod-mono-server2 container (I didn't use AutoHosting, I'm aware of it). When I had openSUSE 11.4 with init I was able to read on ...
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Installing OpenSuSE on a raid drive system

Anyone know a guide or are able to assist me in installing OpenSuSE on my computer. I have two SSD's configured in a raid (Intel Storage Matrix). 2x120GB. I have two partitions on it, one 140GB where ...
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setting up a WGR614v7 behind a linux box

Here's the setup, I have an openSUSE box with 2 NICs, one goes to my home network router, the other has DHCP running and it attached to a wireless router. I'm trying to get this setup to work before ...
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Can't update OpenSusue 12 without Memory Stick

I recently installed OpenSuse using a jump drive that had the openSuse DVD-1 "dd"'ed to it. Everything went fine. However, when I try to install software using zypper or update the system software, I ...
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openSUSE doesn't show some unicode characters

I installed openSUSE 12.1 yesterday and it doesn't show some unicode characters, like Kannada characters. I'm using KDE. What do?
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suse broken? Can't find glibc

I wanted to install the new postgres beta which is only available from source. On my server there was no gcc installed so I wanted to install gcc. After running yast, gcc 4.3.3 could only be installed ...
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Folder to put under revision control linux workstation

I have several Linux workstations, including servers on which I often make critical changes and would be happy to be able to roll back them in case I break something. I therefore consider versioning ...
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Getting Started in SuSE as an Ubuntu User

I am not a Linux newbie, but haven't touched SuSE in a very very long time (last time I tried it, it was SuSE 7!). Finally now I felt like giving it a try, and many things seem strange or ...
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Samba domain controller: remove 1 Windows client

my domain is controlled by a Samba domain controller running on openSUSE 11.3. It manages other openSUSE boxes and some Windows 7 boxes. Now one harddisk of a Windows 7 computer crashed and I had to ...
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Make winXP live USB or at least bootable USB from OpenSuse to play Diablo 3 from that USB

I bought Diablo 3 (windows and Mac game) and I want to play it on my notebook, but I have only OpenSuse installed on it and I can't dual boot, because I can't backup the files and have the maximum ...
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How to see if a network share is used?

In my network there are Windows and openSUSE machines. The openSUSE boxes are using Samba shares to show their data to the Windows ones and they are using NFS to share data among themselves. Now I ...
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My KDE very slow in certain operations

I have a problem with my Linux installation. It seems that the KDE code that deals with directory windows is extremely slow (on both Dolphin and Konqueror). This happens both when I click on a ...
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how to restore application panel in opensuse 12.1 kde 4?

I have accidentally removed desktop panel that shows applications currently running on. I'm noob on and I can't find a way how to restore it back. Please help.
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How do avoid context menu in opensuse to open on mousepress

I am using opensuse 12.1 via a virtual maschine. I'm using Gnome 3.2.1 and having this annoying problem, that whenever I want to open the context menu with the right mouse button it opens directly ...
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Unable to use cloned VM, OpenSUSE, VirtualBox

I've cloned a VM and now while booting it I see a message: Trying manual resume from /dev/sda1 Invoking userspace resume from /dev/sda1 resume: libgcrypt version: 1.5.0 Trying manual resume from ...
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How can I add Komodo to my bottom panel?

I've installed Komodo on my Open Suse 12.2 KDE desktop but I don't have a menu entry in my start menu? I've followed the installation instruction at ...
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installing Apache 2 on OpenSuse 12.1: How to treat the userid?

I have OpenSUSE 12.1 installed. I tried a lot to get a LAMP installation working. I set it up with YAST - (with the scheme-installations). question 1: How to get it working? question 2: How to ...
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Password Prompt For Wifi Connections in Linux

I have been using a few flavors of Linux for a while now. But, I Still haven't figured out how to turn off the repetitive password prompt for Connecting to a Wifi networks. Is there an automated ...
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Java Runtime Environment on OpenSuse 12.1 - which one to choose?

I'm running OpenSUSE 12.1 and want to use Java Runtime enviroment v. 1.6. They ask for an ssh-key. Which package should I take: the proprietary or the open source one? How would you install it? Via ...
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Pairing bluetooth mouse with two system on same computer

I have a Microsoft Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 paired to my notebook under Windows via Bluetooth. However I have a Linux installation as well (openSUSE 12.1) and I thought I could make that mouse work ...
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Gnome Shell doesn't display applications

Applications will not show up in Gnome Shell, however they show up on the "Favourites" bar, and can be searched for. For example, if I search for something spelled incorrectly ("chrmium"), it shows ...
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How to get x11vnc to run at startup on openSuSE 12.1

I'm trying to get x11vnc to run at startup with openSuse but not having much luck. Here's what I did so far. I edited /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup and added the following lines to the end, right before exit ...