SUSE is a Linux distribution that was purchased by Novell in 2003. It comes in three variants, SUSE, openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES).

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 - Where is the official package repository?

I'd like to install nano on a virtual machine installed with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4. There are no package repositories defined in YaST. What repo URL should I use? I can't find any on the ...
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Matching keyboard layout for Thinkpad W520 in SUSE?

I am trying to use a SUSE installation from my ThinkPad W520. However I am having a very hard time finding a matching keyboard layout. I have a German QWERTZ layout as you can see in the following ...
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Line drawing characters not recognized on remote SUSE PC

I'm using - remotely - a machine with SUSE installed. SUSE uses, by default, minterm as the terminal emulator, which doesn't seem to work well with terminfo over an SSH link. I'd like to use ...
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How to use “$” in SQL plus?

I'm Facing the following problem. When i try to execute the following command in sqlplus in my SLES: sqlplus -S user/password@balancer.domain.cl <<EOF SELECT INSTANCE_NUMBER, HOST_NAME, ...
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Broken dependencies when upgrading SLES 11.3 to 11.4

I'm trying to upgrade SLES 11.3 to 11.4 with zypper using the following instructions: https://www.suse.com/documentation/sles11/book_sle_deployment/data/sec_update_sle11sp3.html After launching the ...
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SLES 11 update glibc using rpm

I'm trying to upgrade glibc but I'm getting failed dependencies however it also says the dependencies is (installed)? Should I run it with ignore all dependencies? SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 ...
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Wrong SUSE for SAP Installation. Can't find the SAP Product Installer

I don't know what I did wrong during the installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 for SAP Applications on vmware workstation, but I cannot find the SAP Product Installer when I go to ...
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Moving Commands in the /bin to /sbin

I am working on a SUSE linux box 3.0.101-0.35-default. I want to know if this is possible to move all the commands in the /bin to the /sbin folder, will all the commands will work normally under root ...
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SFTP Unix Script with pub/priv keys

I have written a script that uses sftp to get files. The issue I am having is that it is still prompting me for a password. Before you say my ssh pub/priv key is set up wrong, when I sftp from console ...
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How do I add a user to the wheel group in Redhat even if the user does not exist?

In SUSE the command groupmod -A "username" wheel will add any user, even if they don't exist, to the wheel group. In Redhat the -A argument does not exist. and other tools such as groupmems will not ...
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How to find all keyboard shortcuts to a process/program in Linux?

Is there a way to find all keyboard shortcuts for a given process/program in Linux(SuSe)? I have googled tons of stuff,but don't get anything useful. Could someone give me a tip?
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How to upgrade PHP in SLES 10 sp2?

I need an updated version (at least 5.3) of PHP in my server running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 sp2 (PHP 5.2.5). I've look for instructions but I haven't found. Can you explain me how to do it, ...
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avoid to monitor goes to blank or sleep gconftool-2

Im customizing my SuSE 11 SP3 using gconftool-2 in Gnome Desktop 2.28.0 , the problem im facing i can not find the way to avoid my monitor goest to sleep or to blank. Ive tryed gconf-editor to find ...
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Change SSH Server Key without bothering users

I read an article that openssh is able to "slowly" change the server key to a new one over time. A slow migration so to speak. So the user won't get those "Fingerprint has changed"-messages. ...
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NTP doesnt sync my time

Im getting problems to sync my local time with the NTP Server. this is the output when u do a NTP Query. remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset jitter ...
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VMware Tools install fails on SLES 10 SP4 x64

I installed SLES 10 SP4 64 bit in VMWare Player 7.1.0 and tried to install the VMWare tools. From the CD I extracted VMwareTools-9.9.2-2496486.tar.gz (as running run_upgrader.sh fails...) and started ...
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suse linux installatation on HP Gen9 server

I am unable to install SUSE Enterprise Server 11.0 with sp3 on HP gen9 server. It's unable to recognize the storage. The raid controller is p440ar. It had tried installing with HP ProLiant Gen9 ...
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logrotate in SUSE Enterprise Server

I can't manage to work this dummy config file (I placed it in etc/logrotate.d): /var/log/test_log/mylogfile { copytruncate dateext rotate 3 compress missingok size=+2 } I write to the log (echo ...
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Optimal server security configuration [closed]

What would be the optimal security configuration for a production Linux server in terms of user access? Here is my suggestion: ssh authentication: yes password authentication: no root user without ...
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Installing xorg-x11-devel package in SLES 11 SP2

I am using Imagemagick(6.4.3.6-7.18.x86_64) in SLES11 SP2 Using it like bellow.. import -window $wid $jpg and getting this error import: DelegateLibrarySupportNotBuiltIn `' (X11) @ ...
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Unable to mount ubuntu directory to Linux(SLES 11 SP2)

Trying to mount ubuntu directory:/home/suvasish/Downloads/SLES11_SP2/ to SLES(11 SP2) server. Tried like below: NFS mount In Ubuntu side edited the /etc/exports like below.. ...
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VirtualBox headless is running but not answering on rdp port(4001) on the same server

I am running SLES11 SP2 and VirtualBox-4.3-4.3.20_96996_sles11.0-1.x86_64 is running in the same server. facing problem to make VirtualBox headless answer on rdp port(4001) on the same server. ...
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Unable to remove a directory

I'm using SUSE and I'm trying to delete an empty directory When I use ls -la it shows that that it contains .fuse_hidden0000001700000010 with rw for owner (that's me not root). I cannot delete this ...
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Suse root group not having root rights?

I am in the root group of a suse machine but when I use sudo -u <myAccount> ... I get a Root privileges are required for... a few terminal commands: $ cat /etc/sudoers: ALL ALL=(ALL) ...
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Use VBA in windows to run a python method with arguments in Linux?

I'm using MS Access on a Windows 7 PC as the front end of a MySQL database back end that is stored on a SUSE Linux Enterprise server. Python is installed on the Linux server. The python script I want ...
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How to partition hard drive from MBR to GPT for Windows 8.1 UEFI install

I just bought a new HP notebook (ProBook 450 G0) and it came preinstalled with Suse 11 Enterprise. Now this is the first time I've owned a system with an (U)EFI and I don't know how things work on ...
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I couldn't umount a logical volume on suse

sandipani:~ # lsof | grep lvolume100 sandipani:~ # fuser /lvolume100 sandipani:~ # umount /lvolume100 umount: /lvolume100: device is busy. (In some cases useful info about processes that use ...
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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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Timeout with VNC connection from windows 7 to SLES10SP4

I'm having an issue establishing a VNC connecting to a SLES10SP 4 server using PuTTY on a Windows 7 workstation. Remote Administration is enabled in YaST, as are all the other appropriate settings. ...
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Streaming / Transcoding failed

I installed VLC, and works well apparently, on Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3, but when I streamed some video (.flv format) I get this error.- Streaming / Transcoding failed VLC could not open ...
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Suse Enterprise Server 12 - Resize Root partition

I have a Suse Enterprise Server 12 installed on a VMware server, I want to be able to increase the root volume, ideal I would like to be able to set it to auto expand. below is the layout. df -h ...
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How to make a service start in SUSE Enterprise linux

I created a app and the service file , You can start / stop / restart the service ... I want to start that service at the time of booting of Suse Enterprise linux , I tried adding that file in ...
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How to recover failed Harddrive in SLES 11

I attempt to recover important data from primary hdd which running SLES 11. At that time (while error occurs), I did force reboot and then in the terminal login shown (repair filesystem) Then I try ...
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Client computer blocked by postfix

I have been trying to connect from a Windows client computer to a Postfix server running on a Suse Linux Enterprise 2012 SP3 but it has been completely impossible. Connection is not possible either ...
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Why suse doesn't have .bash_profile or .bashrc for root user

I want to set few ALIAS commands on my Suse setup for root user. I cant find .bashrc file for root user in /root. Can i use /etc/profile for this.
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top output Time+ information misleading

I am running SuSE 11.2. Shen I am running "top" command on one of my machine, it looks like this: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND ...
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How to relogin to root after killall -u root?

I had done a silly thing and pressed enter on the command: $ killall -u root And now we can't log in. The last command ran was: ws4-clarind:~ # killall -u root Connection to ...
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Where is the 3GB+ hidding?

I have the problem of /usr taking too much space on the server. ws4-clarind:~ # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/system-root 4.8G 988M 3.6G 22% / udev ...
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How can I fix this configure error?

I'm trying to build mosh from source on a SUSE10 machine and am getting the following error: checking for protobuf... no configure: error: Package requirements (protobuf) were not met: No package ...
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How do you remove the grb (grub 1) mbr from inside Suse Linux 12

How do you remove the grb (grub 1) mbr from inside Suse Linux 12? I have tried this as stated numerous places on the internet (sda is my one and only drive), however it just says 0 byte written and ...
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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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Cannot install net-snmp because of failed dependency

I have a server here that is running SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (i586) patch level 1. I am trying to install Net-SNMP on the machine. I downloaded the net-snmp-5.4.2.1-8.2.i586.rpm file and ...
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What is /dev/blog?

I have tried searching for /dev/blog on google, duckduckgo, etc.; but I cannot find any information about it. I've also asked another sysadmin where I work, but he didn't know what it is used for ...
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how to install emacs24 with gui for suse enterprise server

i worked on SUSE enterprise 11, i found it only have emacs22 installed by default, emacs22 can work with its GUI, i want some feature which has been included in emacs 24, and i try to install it ...
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What is the largest size of HDD that can be recognised by SuSE 10?

I have a venerable but rock solid server running SuSE 10, acting as a webserver, running a relatively few, but significant, websites. The machine has multiple disks ranging from a nearly decade old ...
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remote linux server shutdowns instead of reboot

When I tried to reboot my remote linux server with reboot command the server shuts down. Command used: linux-ozzesh:~ # reboot Why is this happening? Isn't there any other command that would ...
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suse linux 11 unable to ping target machine

i have four suse linux servers siting on different lan. they are connected by a router and it is configured to allow these machines to ping one another. default routings have been added to all these ...
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How to compile GTK2 on Linux machine without administrator privileges?

I'm working on a "SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)" machine, which has GVim version 6.4.6, which is quite old, and not supported by some plugins. This is a corporate machine, and no one will ...
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SUSE Linux DVD writing issue

I am trying to install SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for AMD64/Intel64. I have downloaded the DVD ISO files from http://download.novell.com/SummaryFree.jsp?buildid=h0AOp5AT-18~ I tried to ...
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SUSE Enterprise Server 11 DNS Zone Resolution Issue

My DNS server went belly up last week so I've rebuilt it using the following tutorial DNS Tutorial. I don't know what how I have setup it up different from the last time I configured it (I did use a ...