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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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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 ...
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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 ...