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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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 ...