openSUSE is a free and open source operating system based on the Linux kernel.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
3k views

Connecting a webserver from host to guest vmware os?

I've a webserver in my vmware guest os suse 12.2 running but how can I connect it from my host os? My virtual machine is configured with NAT option in vmware network manager but I can't ping my vm ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Extendable, multifunctional mediaplayer for linux (opensuse)

Can you please recommend me mediaplayer for linux with the following functions - turning computer off if playlist is finished and with ability to add outside audio track to video. Thanks
1
vote
1answer
317 views

Restore a bootloader with no accessible partitions?

I recently deleted my openSUSE partition, and before deletion was using the default SUSE bootloader whenever I wanted to access my other partitions, such as Win7. When SUSE went, so did the bootloader ...
0
votes
2answers
447 views

I used windows 7 in dual boot with opensuse, I deleted the partition on the opensuse, but how can I delete grub bootloader?

I already tried using a windows 7 disk for repair, and I tried the bootrec.exe commands in command prompt as well but they don't work, the automatic repair also does not work. Is there any way to ...
-1
votes
1answer
733 views

Will deleting partitions affect my hard drive in any way?

I installed a Suse partition of around 200 Gigabytes on my hard drive, primarily running Windows 7. I am sick of Suse's crap, and just want to get rid of the OS and get that partition back for ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Upgrade subversion to 1.7 on opensuse other than build source code

I'm using openSUSE Linux 11.4, it has Subversion 1.6.15 bundled. However, I'd like to upgrade to Subversion 1.7 today. However, the auto software update feature in YaST seems to only allow me to ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

mysql start ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password no) in OpenSuse 12.1

running openSuse 12.1 . on a notebook... well i configured apache 2 and mysql - (after starting it on the runlevel. well - i did all i needed to do - but now i stuck.... after installing phpmyadmin ...
1
vote
4answers
372 views

Recover overwritten encrypted partition

I accidentally (due to a typo) have overwritten parts of my encrypted ext3 partition with an iso file: cat 200Mb-sized.iso > /dev/sdb Is there any chance to recover the files of the partition ...
0
votes
1answer
793 views

put a user into a group that has write permissions in /srv/www/ on opensuse 12-1

I have to do some operations within my fresh installed open-suse-operating-system version 12.1 I need to put a user into a group that has write permissions in /srv/www/ why: my server resides ...
0
votes
1answer
678 views

Defining the correct Apache document root

I am pretty new to Linux and I tried to install & configure the Apache 2 on OpenSuse 12.1. Is this the document-root? /home/username/public_html is this correct!? see the page 3 /or 4 of the ...
3
votes
5answers
13k views

“How to recover linux from 'repair file system' error”

unfortunately my mom did something that I don't know and the linux is in command line mode what is the key for exiting from shell and going to desktop? I tried alt+f2 alt+f6 ctrl+alt+f2 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to properly end a KDE session from shell without root privileges

I am accessing the machine (OpenSuse 11 with KDE) over NX. I cannot use the Alt-Ctrl-Del shortcuts as it is captured by my system. The regular logoff button just ends the NX session without ending ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

If I export an environment variable in startup scripts does it persist?

When I create a startup script in /etc/init.d and do an export of a variable does this variable persist and is "viewable" to the started process? To be specific I have the following script to start ...
1
vote
1answer
356 views

Apply userdir to the APACHE_MODULES in OpenSuse 12.1

i am running opensuse 12.1 i have installed apache2 and all lampp-things via YAST. But i am not sure if all is done now!? linux-r4qe:/home/martin # apache2ctl -M |grep userdir httpd2: Syntax error ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

Are world-readable/writable/executable links in /usr/bin security holes?

% ls -l /usr/bin/edit lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Jan 10 05:54 /usr/bin/edit -> vim* This seems to ...
1
vote
0answers
247 views

Error in repository initialization

I am running opensuse 12.1. When I start up YaST software manager I get an error: There was an error in the repository initialization. Error refreshing service Synergy ...
1
vote
0answers
777 views

How can I configure apache 2 in ~/public_html on OpenSUSE 12.1

I have OpenSUSE 12.1 installed. I tried a lot to get the lampp on the system workin. i set it up by YAST - (with the sheme-installations) how to get it working. How to configure the apache? How ...
2
votes
0answers
508 views

openSUSE 12 fails to start after installing ESET NOD32

I am using openSUSE 12 (64-bit). I installed ESET NOD32 Antivirus. After installing NOD32, it required a restart. After restarting, the system stays in a loading status, and I get following error ...
0
votes
1answer
892 views

Optimal way to export JDK_HOME setting in openSUSE for use with PhpStorm?

I'm trying out PHPStorm on openSUSE, and it requires the Sun Java JDK which doesn't come by default. I installed the Sun JDK based on directions here. I can run PHPStorm file as root user after that ...
1
vote
1answer
183 views

How can I start the integrated pgp-agent that comes shipped with the new KDE on openSUSE 12.1?

How can I start the integrated pgp-agent in OpenSUSE 12.1? Running OpenSUSE 12.1 with the following software installed all via YAST: tbird enigmail pinentry gnupg as root (as the superuser). Can ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Can't connect to wireless network in openSUSE

I had Windows XP. Recently I installed openSUSE Linux on my other drive. I had access to the internet through a wireless connection in Windows XP. For openSUSE I wanted to configure my wireless ...
0
votes
0answers
95 views

zypper always going to background. How to restore stdin?

I'm upgrading 11.4 to 12.1. What's annoying in zypper dup is that after about a minute it goes background. Output to console is still active, but I lose the ability to do stdin. A message appears ...
0
votes
1answer
477 views

How can i turn off discrete VGA during boot?

I have mux-less Intel/ATI hybrid graphics. I can't install fglrx driver, because of it's compatibility with Xorg. So i want to have pernamently disabled discrete VGA. I type that command after every ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to remove “Built with SUSEStudio”? (Suse Studio)

Does any one know how to remove "Built with SUSEStudio" logo which is used in the bootsplash, ,login Background, in the LIVE CD/DVD which built by SUSEStudio?
0
votes
1answer
361 views

KDE 4.7.2 - Change order of open windows in task manager?

I am using KDE 4.7.2 at the moment. I'm used to move the windows in the task manager by drag and drop. In earlier KDE versions this worked. But somehow it won't work now and I didn't find a solotion ...
0
votes
2answers
242 views

Join parts of two files together in Bash

I hope to draw on the knowledge of those who know far more about scripting than I. I have two files, F1 and F2, where F2 is located in a sub-directory of F1. I need to output a new file, F3, that ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to get the env vars I want with the superuser command?

I'm running OpenSuse 12.1 KDE. I was previously running Ubuntu. In Ubuntu there was a superuser option (sudo -s) that preserved the original user's HOME env var (and another option, sudo -i, that set ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How can I re-install wine or make it work?

I've freshly installed OpenSUSE 12.1 64 bit on my box but Wine doesn't start. Winecfg doesn't start either. I've tried to start wine from the menu and from the terminal to no avail. I've tried zypper ...
0
votes
1answer
880 views

How to install Erlang and RabbitMQ on OpenSUSE 11

I'm still very new to OpenSUSE , and I'm trying to install erlang then rabbitmq with the package manager but it's not working , like when I do : zypper install erlang Refreshing service 'susecloud'. ...
1
vote
1answer
425 views

How to start plasma-desktop from SSH-console on desktop session?

I killed KDE's plasma-desktop on a openSUSE 11.2 machine, because it was eating too much CPU. How can I restart it via SSH or another tty session? On the affected computer there is only shown a ...
0
votes
1answer
400 views

Can't boot into OpenSUSE 12.1 with Zen-Kernel?

I've a dual-boot Windows 7 and OpenSUSE 12.1 box. I want to install the Zen-Kernel because I think it's useful for me but when I boot into Linux it didn't load the desktop but I get the emergency ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

Open Suse 12.1 rescue console language?

How can I change the keyboard layout from the rescue console in Open Suse 12.1 to a german keyboard layout?
2
votes
1answer
258 views

How to start Linux Live USB from a Linux Live CD?

I have an old computer that only runs bootable CDs and it does not have BIOS. I was thinking that it might be able to boot a live Linux USB from a live Linux CD because it also does not have a DVD ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

Link Linux file path to a command

I would like to link the path to the file /opt/lampp/lampp to the word lampp in openSUSE. So I can simply type lampp start instead of /opt/lampp/lampp start Is this possible? If so, how?
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Boot GRUB2 to GRUB or GRUB2 on another disk

I've got a couple of distributions installed, Gentoo with GRUB2, and openSUSE with some other version of GRUB. OpenSUSE manages it's kernel entries, and I don't want to have to update my main Gentoo ...
0
votes
1answer
750 views

Yast default password

I was configuring accounts of users in Open Suse 11.3 from Yast. I knew the password of each one, but the problem is that when I went into Yast User and Group Management there was six asterisks in the ...
0
votes
0answers
131 views

Linux Firefox 8 Flash plugin doesn't play any sound?

On my Linux box my flash plugin doesn't play any sound? I've updated firefox with zypper up and I have the newest OpenSuse 11.4 but I'm using a custom and updated kernel from zen-kernel.org and ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How do I run a program installed by root as a non-root user?

I'm really a novice in Linux. I'm currently running an OpenSUSE version and I would like to run a program that was installed by root as a non root user. In other words, how do I configure the ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I write a generic udev rule to assign my network's interface name?

I am trying to write a "generic" udev rule to assign an interface name to my NIC card. For a particular application i require the ability to boot a headless server where the NIC can be changed at any ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

Disk Partitioning and a Weird dev Configuration, how to fix?

I want to dual boot Fedora and openSuse since I'm testing them out. I need a stable linux work machine for my thesis, and I'm wary of using the latest Ubuntu (Debian is a good candidate, but I am so ...
1
vote
1answer
615 views

Suse 10.3 won't do anything after openssl upgrade. /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' not found

I upgraded my openssl version with the command: rpm -i --nodeps openssl-0.9.8p-1.x86_64.rpm And now I get following error for almost every command I enter: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' ...
4
votes
0answers
741 views

pam_mount error “crypt_activate_by_passphrase: Operation not permitted”

I'm trying to set up encrypted home directories on OpenSuSE. Everything works fine for direct login, but I want the home directories to get mounted via ssh as well. When I try to ssh to the machine, ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Dlink DWA-131 + r8712u (+ hostapd + nl80211 wireless AP) is that possible?

I'm trying to make my OpenSUSE desktop box work with a DLink wireless N Nano adapter. Additionally I'd like to make it the access point for my laptop. The problem is - when I run hostapd (with r8712u ...
3
votes
2answers
10k views

VT-x/AMD-V Work-Around For VirtualBox?

After converting a Parallels VM to VirtualBox, the converted VM still does not run. VirtualBox says: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration has been enabled, but is not operational.... Please ensure ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Permission denied linux mail command

I ran a simple command "mail" on my Suse Linux 11.1 box and it's display "/var/mail/john: Permission denied" I had two users, john and peter When I login as peter and ran "mail" it display the same ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

What do I need to know before I *try* to install a Debian package on Fedora?

I found this color picker package, gpick, reviewed in a random blog. It uses GTK+ so I think I can use it on Fedora. Unfortunately there is not yum package in the normal repositories. There is an ...
1
vote
0answers
674 views

Cannot change Touchpad settings in openSUSE on HP Pavilion dm4-2015dx

I'm running openSUSE 11.4 on a HP pavilion dm4, with the kernel updated to 3.0.1. I've had many hardware/drivers issues, but I managed to solve them all except for the Touchpad drivers. The Touchpad ...
2
votes
1answer
288 views

How to restore panels in KDE?

I accidently removed all panels (upper and bottom). I use OpenSuse with KDE 3.5. How can I restore them?
2
votes
0answers
222 views

Keymap changed Enter key function to Backspace

I have a user account on SUSE 10 which connects via an SSH (F-Secure/PuTTY) client. All of a sudden the mapping for my ↲ Enter key isn't working as usual - instead it is acting as a ← Backspace key. ...
0
votes
1answer
462 views

Default VFAT Driver Options On Auto-Mount

The Auto-Mount behavior on OpenSUSE 11.2 64-bit system automatically attaches USB drives and Flash memory cards with the default VFAT option to ignore filename case. How do I change it so that ...