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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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Update APR to 1.3.0 version minimum

build@subversion:/usr/src/subversion-1.8.11/serf-1.2.1> sudo zypper se apr Restoring system sources... Parsing metadata for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4... S | Catalog ...
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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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Not able to start x11 on SUSE

I am not able to start x11 display on SUSE 12. This is the error message I am getting: xauth: file /export/home/gtee/.serverauth.16595 does not exist (EE) Fatal server error: (EE) Cannot open log ...
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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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openSUSE server terminal showing missing .} after pressing enter without any command input

My openSUSE server terminal is showing a missing .} after pressing enter without any actual command input. I think it might be a bash version issue but how to confirm & solve as I searched and I ...
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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 ...
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linux: can a file/directory belong to a group which the owner doesnt belong to?

I read that "Your files and directories are owned by the group (or one of the groups) that you belong to. This is known as their "group ownership"." But what if a file/directory belongs to a group ...
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Enerprise SuSE, GRUB startup “error 2”

A few hours ago I just bought a new HP Probook 4540s which has an Enterprise SuSE 12 built-in installed on that. I'm just trying to turn-it on and there is an error GRUB ERROR 2 ..., and nothing else. ...
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How can I change the Desktop background or the screensaver in Terminal only?

I have a few images in a directory and I can only use the Terminal
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Save files downloaded in Mozilla Firefox using 'Open with' function to a specific folder

I am using Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2 installed in a SUSE 10.3 machine. One of my programs generates a (.doc) file and outputs me through the browser. I get a browser pop-up saying if you want to Save ...
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suse broken? Can't find glibc

I wanted to install the new postgres beta which is only available from source. On my server there was no gcc installed so I wanted to install gcc. After running yast, gcc 4.3.3 could only be installed ...
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How to use Data Card + Wired internal lan to make a proxy server on Suse

On my suse 12.1, I can connect to internet using data card. I have installed squid proxy on this computer. I want to use a modem+hub, to connect multiple pcs together, and then other PCs should be ...
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TOP command on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to find a resource intensive process?

I have a box running SLES but I can't run TOP, apparently it's not installed on the box, is there a way for me to find a resource intensive process that's slowing the box down? Any help will be much ...
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Scriptable/automatic image manipulation?

I have a program generating multiple plots daily. To view them on the screen easily, I have black and grey backgrounds, with light-color foreground elements. But now I want to print some of them, ...
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OpenSuse 12.2 ftp connection from vmware host to a guest?

I've configured my suse guest os to run a webserver and a ftp but I can't open a ftp connection from my host. I can only open a http connection. My ftp client gives me: STATUS:> [26.04.2012 ...
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Suse Linux 8.0 Download

A coworker has a server that is being moved, currently running SuSE Linux 8.0 (i386). ~ # uname -a Linux lvls 2.4.18-4GB s1 Wed Mar 27 13:57:05 UTC 2002 i686 unknown They tried transferring it to ...