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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Synergy mouse/keyboard freezes on SUSE 11.1

I am running Synergy 1.3.1 client on a SUSE 11.1 machine and the server on a Win7 machine. Every once in a while (~once every few minutes), the client-side mouse and keyboard will freeze for several ...
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How do you disable BIOS RAID on SuperMicro X9SCL/X9SCM motherboard?

I am trying to install SLES11 on a computer with a X9SCL/X9SCM SuperMicro motherboard. The BIOS version is 1.1a (9/28/2011). The SATA controller configuration gives me the following choices: AHCI ...
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what does the S and K in file name under /etc/init.d/rcx.d stand for

I'm using Suse11. I know the /etc/init.d/rcx.d is used for different run levels. And if you list of the directory, let's say rc5.d/. You can see that the filename either start with S or K, so what is ...
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why can't I use gnome in my Suse11 box

I newly installed a suse11 sp1 box. after the initial installation I do get a pretty gnome based desktop, but after reboot what i get is just a text prompt, the user I login with has a run level of 5, ...
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Replace failing hard drive on Linux server

I'm working with a Linux server with a failing drive, and am interested in the best/easiest way to transfer the existing data onto a new drive, and reboot with the new hardware. The server is running ...
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Suse Linux: getting a static IP

I am using a computer remotely to which I also have root access. This computer is connected to the internet, but I want to do ssh access, etc. Currently I am using TeamViewer to connect to it. I ...
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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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what's the difference between “ip a” and “ifconfig” under SUSE 11

I found the output of the two commands are different and it seems that "ip a" will list more interface's infomation that ipconfig, so the simple question is why? from my understanding, "ip a" is just ...
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How to configure root kde same as user?

Eclipse looks completely different when run under root compared to my user. It's like kde wasn't setup for root upon installation. I'm running Suse 9.3 Pro. How do I configure root kde so that ...
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Prevent Nail from attaching my message as a .bin file?

When I pipe a very long change log into nail, I receive a blank email with a .bin attachment named ATT00001..bin in Outlook. The file is 36KB and contains the expected text but double spaced ...
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How to find out what process are eating all memory

Im using SUSE, i have 31GB of memory Mem: 31908592k total, 31429632k used, 478960k free, 12176k buffers How do I find out what process are eating up all my memory.
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cp -a is preserving ownership, from non-root user

When I invoke cp -a 1 2 from a non-root user, the ownership is being preserved, despite the fact that file 1 belongs to another user. My understanding was this shouldn't be possible. What is going ...
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How do I get an iptables redirect to survive a reboot on SuSE 11?

I've set up iptables to forward from port 80 to port 8090: iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-port 8090 However the redirect is gone after rebooting. What's the ...
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sudo su runs without password prompt?

So here's the problem. We've got the /etc/sudoers file set up so that users can run commands from /bin like "cat" or "mkdir" without entering a password. The problem is that the "su" command is also ...
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TOP command memory usage

Under SuSE, (Mem: 31908592k total, 31421504k used,) how do i know which process or program using my memory?
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server software

A professor at the university asked me if I could install some software for him on his laptop that runs SLES 11. I'm not familiar with SUSE (I typically work with debian based machines) so I'm having ...
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Where can I find linux-kernel-headers-x.x.x.x for SUSE?

I'm installing VMware Workstation on a SLED 11 SP1, and the installation is blocked by an error message "Kernel headers for version 2.6.32.27-0.2-default were not found". If you installed them in a ...
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Install KDE from scratch on Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop

I have a SUSE SLED system running without window manager (KDE or GNOME). I don't have the DVD but I have access to a network repository. How do I install KDE from scratch? Thanks.
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ls, rm, cd commands not working in SUSE LINUX

Iam newbi to SUSE, I installed java in my SUSE linux Server edition, So i want to set the path in linux,So i created .bash_profile in in /root path using touch and added the path as "JAVA_PATH". When ...
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install software in linux as a non root user

What is the best way to install software in a linux machine if you dont have root permissions. I know that we can use few variables like PKG_CONFIG_PATH and switches like --prefix with configure to ...
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Installing Midnight Commander from sources (no root privileges)

I tried to configure ./configure --prefix=/localfolder glib-2.26.1/ make make install but it fails at make stage. trying to configure mc-4.6.1/ and make doesn't obviously work. What are the steps ...
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Saving permission changes for device

I have installed a driver on SUSE, and changed permissions for it (/dev/name) with the chgrp command. However after rebooting my computer the change is lost. How can I save the permissions for the ...
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Losing permissions changes after reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Saving permission changes for device. Hi. I have installed a driver on my Suse, and changed the permissions for him- /dev/name, with chgrp command. but after rebooting ...
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How to connect to the Internet with Linux open SUSE via DSL?

I use open SUSE 11.3 and want to connect to the Internet but I can't configure out how to do it, any help is previously appreciated.
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How can non-admin monitor GPFS i/o

Running on SuSE, I am one of several "uninitiated" users on a moderately sized cluster farm. I have my suspicions that something is not right with i/o to the mounted /home. How can I get some data on ...
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I Can't install Open Suse in Emachine laptop

I am trying to install OpenSuse 11.1 in my emachine laptop. All are okay except network cards. Suse don't know my network cards in laptop. Network card's vendor is BroadCom. How can I fix it. Or what ...
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cannot connect to suse linux server remotely using ssh

i have SuSE10 SP2 installed. I have started the ssh daemon and iam able to login locally on the server but when i try to connect remotely using putty i get connection refused error. I have disabled ...
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Sound problem with XEN in SUSE Enterprise 11 64 bit

sound card is working well inside SuSE and everything is ok there. But when I install Windows 7 or XP inside Xen Virtualization software, I can't use sound card and Windows is unable to find any sound ...
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oDeskTeam crashes uder OpenSUSE 11.3

Does anybody know a workaround for the problem? I tried all rpms and statically linked versions, some are just not installable anymore and some crash after few seconds of logging.
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Debian to OpenSuse

I am a Debian User for long. However I've an wish to have a taste of OpenSuse too. But the most Important thing to know is. In Debian or any Debian based distros, problem of Broken Dependencies / ...
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SUSE Linux and Xen on Mac Pro - How best to prepare and configure?

This is a longwinded question, so bear with me please. I have a 2009 Mac Pro with two CPUs and 8 GB of memory which is totally overpowered for Mac OS X. I am also in the process of slowly moving away ...
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Yast sources for Suse EL 10.2

I am using Suse EL 10.2 on IBM cloud, and need to install basic packages such as gcc, zlib, etc. Is there any official Suse 10 sources that I can use? Thanks
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SuSE always logs a user in TVM session

I recently installed Suse Linux enterprise Desktop 11 on my box. I created an user and logged in first time into a GNOME session without any problems. Last time I logged in I selected the session as ...
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Get colors in terminal

I am connecting to a remote suse 10.0 machine, and I do not get colors on the terminal, while I get them when I connect to a remote Ubuntu machine. How can I do to get colors on the suse terminal?
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lynx for suse Linux enterprise 10

Where can I find Lynx for Suse Linux Enterprise 10? All I can find is Lynx for OpenSuse.
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Disabling built-in speaker in Linux

My workstation has a built-in speaker that, surprisingly, plays audio very well. I also have external speakers hooked up to the audio out jack which are easier to hear. Unfortunately, when I try to ...
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Windows directory on Linux

Dear all, I have Linux (suse) and Windows (XP) on my system, but my windows files don't appear in the windows directory of linux. I can't see them. What can I do? Thanks
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Finding out the name of a Window

Is there a way to determine the name of a program that keeps popping up dialog boxes within Gnome? When I reboot my SUSE Linux machine, after I log in I am constantly bombarded with pop-up dialogs ...
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How to change log level in /var/log/messages?

I'm running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, SP2 (SLES10 SP2), and am seeing a large number of what support calls cosmetic errors being logged to /var/log/messages. Does anyone know of a way to ...
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How do I disable the SuSE screensaver?

Running SuSE 11.1 w/ KDE 4. Screensaver keeps blanking out my screen on me and I can't find a setting to turn it off. A secondary issue is that it also eventually locks my screen on me if screen is ...