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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...