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It is possible to “virtualize” a OS who is already installed in the HDD?

I want to make a dual-boot between openSUSE 13.2 and Windows 8, but the tricky thing is here: I want to boot one of the OSes while I'm using the other (doesn't matter the order). Is that possible? ...
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yast network settings: print or log

I'm trying to configure a static ip address on OpenSuSe but don't know how to log or print the network settings to the console with Yast. How do I print out the yast settings? I've been reading the ...
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Installed Windows 8 and OpenSuse 13 - can't shutdown Windows

I created partitions with GParted. Firstly, installed Windows 8, and then OpenSuse 13.10. Boot from MBR was disabled, as well as boot from "/" partition. However, when I rebooted, GRUB showed up and I ...
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How can I install PHP in Apache on OpenSUSE 13.2?

I have installed all of the following packages: apache2 php5 apache2-mod_php5 However, when opening a .php file in the web browser on my server, I am offered to download the file. apache2ctl -M ...
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/dev/sda2 is full, anything suspicious here?

I ran out of room on a 20G partition I use for my OpenSuse linux OS. I ran du -sh * to see where the big hard drive pits swells reside, and this is what I see: 4.7M bin 47M boot 48K dev ...
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OpenSuse 13.1 PPC64 Port - Slow boot with error messages, and low color-depth

I have a PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0 GHz, i have installed the PPC64 port of OpenSuse 13.1 on it, and i am experiencing a few problems. I guess thats the price of running a unsupported port/distribution. ...
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Linux: locking root filesystem to read-only

I have an industrial computer (read: no keyboard/mouse/monitor except during maintenance) which will control some machinery. The operating system will be Linux (I would prefer OpenSuSE, but it's not a ...
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can't ping hostname from opensuse bind server

I have two virtual machines one is an Opensuse 11.2 configured as a BIND server, the other machine is a Fedora 20 configured as a dns client to the Opensuse machine, both have static ip configured. ...
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opensuse mount a LVM partition

Im trying to mount a encrypted LVM partition on an external HDD from inside a opensuse liveCD after decryption im running mount /dev/mapper/encrypted /mnt/enc and receiving "mount: unknown ...
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executing cmds on a Linux box from a windows box [duplicate]

How can I create a script on a windows box that retrieves data from the Linux box by executing cmds against the remote Linux box? I have got putty and Plink on the win box but not sure how to fire ...
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Linux session restarts when VNC viewer is closed

I open TightVNC Viewer on Windows and connect to my Linux machine. I am able to connect to the machine and see the login screen. I log in, start a console and launch a command that takes a long time ...
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how to swith the image viewer to black and white rapidly

experts how to view photos and to rapidly change the major categories i have several hundred images (photographs) taht i want to view on opensuse linux version 13.1 i want to view the images - and ...
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ASUS M5A97 EVO R2 linux flash drive boot issues

I have a FX-8350 with a M5A97-EVO R2.0 motherboard. I'm not able to boot an arch linux nor an openSUSE 13.1 USB flash drives. Both are able to show the booting menu (gummiboot on Arch and GRUB on ...
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Script for finding new files in a directory, and execute a command

I have a directory with several, or even hundreds of xml files in it. I want to execute a script when a new file is found. the only MAJOR problem is I can't use inotifywait or something like that. Due ...
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Connect windows host to apache on openSUSE virtual machine

I am running a Windows 7 host machine, and inside of virtualbox I have openSUSE 12.3. The only thing I've down with the vm is a yast online_update of required packages. I've also installed the Web and ...
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Any way to boot a OpenSuSE installation DVD ISO and install from it, without burning it to a DVD?

Because the DVD image is too big to fit on a disk, I would like to install system using sequence of commands like this, running from an Ubuntu live CD: cd /tmp wget ...
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Display issues on new OpenSUSE install

I installed OpenSUSE 13.1 on my newly built PC, but the display is just horrible : the edges of the screen are missing. For example, I can't see all the top part, I can barely read the date and I ...
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network adapter not listed in my virtualbox vm

I am trying to SSH into a virtual machine I have set up in virtual box from my Windows 7 host machine. I would like to make several development machines and ssh into them from my host machine, as well ...
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CentOS 7 and OpenSuSE 13.1 (so far) can't see NTFS partitions during installation

The title is rather self explanatory, but here some more details. I'm currently running my machine with Windows XP x64 (read Windows Server 2003) and I was planning to install CentOS 7 on the same ...
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repository for suse version of linux

Is there a command repository for Suse Linux where we can install a library and all its ?dependencies? I recently I need to install an R-base program which needed libgfortran library and this library ...
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zypper: How to list different available versions of a package?

I want to get a list of all available versions of a package, the same list that you can see in Yast, but using zypper. OpenSuse 13.1, zypper 1.9.16
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pgadmin3 failed dependencies which are already installed?

I try to install pgadmin3 in a system with OpenSUSE 12.1 After download pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm I try rpm -ivh pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm and have the following errors: Failed ...
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Linux printer setup opensuse no drivers

I am trying to setup a canon pixma mx459 on my opensuse 13.1 machine To set up a printer I opened yast>hardware>printers, however there were no drivers detected. I do have cups installed/up to date. ...
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Unable to install Windows after installing openSUSE and Ubuntu

I had a Windows machine then I decided to try openSUSE so I burned into a USB and I was presented with a long list of partitions and stuff. I deleted EVERYTHING and it seems I messed up the ...
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Multiple webservers on one machine

I am attempting to setup a Dell Poweredge R720 with a variable number of separate instances of apache/mysql. This is because we wish to be able to update some of our systems, without affecting others. ...
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How to update PHP and MySQL in SUSE LINUX Release 11.2

I have in a server SUSE LINUX Release 11.2, with PHP Version 5.2.17 and phpMyAdmin 3.3.9, How can I do for update the two elements, I tried with: sudo apt-get update php5 but dont works, says: ...
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Hooking Linux machine to secondary router/ISP: how to setup routing correctly?

Abstract: I have (I presume routing) issues when adding a secondary ISP to my existing network setup: incoming traffic through Router1 is not answered, but local traffic and incoming through Router0 ...
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MTP Issues with Galaxy S4 on openSUSE

I am using the arch method of accessing MTP devices outlined here. This was a recommended method of getting MTP to work on openSUSE. I installed everything without problems, but got an error message ...
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Linux seems to be unstable and overheats with dual boot

I'm having issues with successfully installing linux (both on my PC and my laptop). The issue seems to be overheating in both cases. It's not so much a crippling problem with the desktop, it handles ...
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Boot Loader for windows 7

I asked I have Windows 7 and opensuse 13.1 and Windows boot loader is replaced by grub 2. Now I want to format opensuse how can i restore my Windows boot loader over grub 2. How can I format ...
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Citrix does not work after Opensuse Update; how to narrow down the issue?

I am using the Citrix Receiver under OpenSuse 13.1. I made an system update this weekend and realized, that the Receiver does not start anymore, when I launch the shortcut on the according website, ...
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Windows resolution only up to 1024x768 after installing OpenSuse

I installed OpenSuse 13.1 in a 5yo laptop I had around with Windows 7. It was working fine with 1280x900. OpenSuse cannot go further than 1024x768, but what is really surprising, is that Windows 7 ...
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ddrescue attempt ends with drive disappearing from dev

I have been trying to recover data from a Seagate 7200.11 1.5TB drive (2 ext4 partitions_ for 3 days now, predominantly with ddrescue and testdisk, but because of some critical error on the disk ...
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Suse 13.1 boot disk

I have downloaded openSuse 13.1. I have burned a DVD and attempted to load the disk. I find that I need to make a suse boot disk to load the operating system on the laptop. Being new to this, be ...
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Control Over-Scanning in opensuse Linux

Iv been trying to find a way to adjust over scanning in Linux. I have my Laptop running opensuse linux, and I am connecting it to a SONY HDTV @ 1080P via HDMI. However i cant find a way to turn off ...
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why does syslinux say 'syslinux: impossible sector size'?

I have a usb that I have erased all of the data from using scrub, shred, and dd. I have openSUSE. I used a partition editor to format to fat32. I formatted the partition to the maximum size allowed. ...
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How to make more room on my hard drive

I have openSUSE and Debian on my hard drive, along with several other partitions. I want to download a live .iso file to make a new live USB and erase everything on my computer. I tried downloading an ...
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Installing Gnome 3.12 from stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1

I installed (upgrading) Gnome 3.12 from a stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1, I follow this: sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/STABLE:/3.12/openSUSE_13.1/ GNOME sudo ...
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Linux doesn't find root file system when booting

I bought an SSD and to try the speed improvement while leaving the current system intact, I cloned my old root partition (/dev/sda1) onto the SSD (/dev/sdb1) and added a new Grub boot entry: title ...
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Find out the device for my cd drive in my unix VM

I have a suse linux 12 in a VM. I have connected a dvd to that machine (from VM Ware). But not able to see any difference under /media/ or /dev/ .My understanding is once i insert a media that should ...
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Glib - is there a way that i can upgrade my glib in opensuse 13.1?

0 down vote favorite I am trying to install gtk+ but this requires glib >= 2.39 and i have 2.38. I would like to upgrade to 2.40but once i installed it it still told me it could not find it. Now i ...
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bindfs doesn't work from fstab on openSuse 13.1

everybody. I'm trying to use bindfs to mount a partition with access for the two users I have in my PC. I installed bindfs from repository: bindfs 1.12.2 I created a mountpoint called ...
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ifconfig, ethernet device name too long and get truncated, how do I know the actual name?

I'm trying openSUSE 13.1 x86, but immediately encounter an annoying problem. In this openSUSE version, compared to 12.2, ifconfig does not show network device name as eth0, eth1 etc, but use a ...
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Removing OpenSUSE installer from Boot Manager (Unable to boot Windows at the moment)

I have a computer that is shared with another person. The main OS is Windows Vista. One day, the other person wanted to install OpenSUSE onto VMWare but he made a mistake in the process and now every ...
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Using gcc (>= 4.8) with OBS (OpenSUSE Build Service)

I am currently using the OpenSUSE Build Service (https://build.opensuse.org/) to build ArangoDB. However, for some newer C++ features I need a fairly current C++ compiler. For some of the older ...
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Error with language files and setxkbmap

OpenSuse 13.1 Cinnamon 2.0.4 & Cinnamon 2.0.14 (tested) After I changed the keyboard layout with setxkbmap cinnamon crashed and went into fallback mode. I tried to change the settings in ...
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Why does YaST now show lines as lqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq?

Today my YaST started rendering lines like this: It makes it difficult to read.. Any idea what this is about and how I can fix it? I tried rebooting, no dice. Edit -- here's my PuTTY config: ...
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Wireless adapter not connected after upgrade from OpenSUSE 12.1 to 13.1

After update from OpenSUSE 12.1 to 13.1, I have this problem. My wireless adapter stops working. I can't figure out anything's wrong. Here's some infos: I still have an IP by DHCP (192.168.1.12) ...
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OpenSuse root commands error

Can someone explain why these commands doesn't work me@suse:~> ifconfig Absolute path to 'ifconfig' is '/sbin/ifconfig', so running it may require superuser privileges (eg. root). . ...
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Can't seem to get rid of OpenSUSE installer from boot menu

So every time I turn this computer on I get presented with two options, Windows 7 and OpenSUSE Installer (local). I need to get rid of the OpenSUSE installer but the usual advice doesn't seem to work. ...