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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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'. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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' ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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. ...
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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 ...
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KDE taskbar widget showing up in the middle of my screen

Suddenly, my widgets seem to be showing up in the middle of my screen. My calendar and everything else. Here are some screenshots: I've restarted my computer several times and restarted X a couple ...
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How do I install the Python module for Gnash?

My actual problem is: How do I install the Python module for Gnash? But apart from that, what basic concept am I not understanding about installing packages on Linux? I am used to installing ...
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Permanently down/disable network interface in opensuse

I have two wireless cards in my computer. One bad one that cant be removed and one good one the I actually want use. Opensuses network manage automatically loads both and switches between the other ...
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opensuse KDE 11.4 - How to edit $HOME/.bashrc

Just install opensuse 11.x kde into my Lennovo X60, kick out the ms window. The must function, input Chinese can't work. When start IBus, it shows following message. How to edit $HOME/.bashrc? Tried ...
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Change only the user of a file

I have a textfile with name negin.txt in /home and did the following: Right click → Properties → Permissions → Advanced Permissions → Add Entry → Named User user:wwwrun Is ...
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How to get unique hardware ID for SunRay thin client

I am currently sitting in front of a SunRay 2 thin client running a recent version of OpenSUSE. I would like to modify my .bashrc to make some changes to the environment depending on which particular ...
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Selecting text in a SuSE shell

I have a problem. An application has spat a whole load of log text into a Shell window that needs to be captured. If we could skip passed the "probably shouldn't have had an application output it's ...
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Problem connecting to Microsoft PPTP VPN using Kvpnc

Using OpenSuse and kvpnc, I'm unable to connect to a windows PPTP VPN. I selected PPTP for type of the connection, and entered the username, password and the gateway address. All other options are ...
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Installing haskell platform fails

I am trying to install haskell-platform-2011.2.0.1 onto my SUSE 11.4. I have got all the dependencies required for ./configure, which works ok. But when getting to make, it builds with this error: ...
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Error in accessing MySQL using RODBC in opensuse

I have installed R 2.13 in opensuse 11.04. I wanted to access a MySQL db using R. I Installed RODBC without any error. I can even load the RODBC (usinglibrary('RODBC')). When I tried to connect to db ...
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Can two Linux installations share the same /home partition?

I am currently using OpenSuse 11.4 and Windows XP in laptop. I was planning to remove the Windows and switch to install Kubuntu. My current situation is that I have my root (/) and /home partition ...
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Unable to connect to Github for the first time

This is my first time with Git and I'm trying to set it up on my box. I added my key to my profile in the Github web interface. When I try to connect... : max@linux-vwzy:~> ssh git@github.com The ...
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Atheros LAN card driver, Linux compiling problem

I have installed openSUSE 11.4 to my new workstation. It says that there is Attansic ETHERNET controller on board. But no devices seen. I typed: lspci and it returned: atheros communications device ...
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Who modifies `/etc/init.d/.depend.start` in openSUSE 11?

Where are the dependency data taken from? Which process modifies the .depend.* files and under which circumstances does this happen?
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How to switch from KDE to Xfce in OpenSuse

I'm growing tired of Gnome and KDE and wish to move towards a more lightweight and customizable interface. I chose Xfce. I downloaded all (I think) the packages related to Xfce but now I'm stumped as ...
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Cannot connect to guest OS from host OS

I have installed OpenSUSE on VMWare player as guest OS and my host OS is Windows XP. What I want to achieve is to send message from my host (i.e XP), say on port 7000 and receive it on a specific port ...
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NTFS mounting problem

Partitions Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2048 53944319 26971136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 53946272 60034904 3044316+ ...
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Cannot mount openSuSE NTFS partitions that were automatically created

I am using openSuSE and Windows 7 together. Partitions Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2048 53944319 26971136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT ...