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cgi program refuses to setuid root

I have a C .cgi program that runs and mostly works. However, I need it to do some file manipulation, so I chown root & chmod +s the .cgi program: -rwsr-sr-x 1 root root 59140 2015-07-20 13:39 ...
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How to install software in openSUSE 11.2

I've just started using Linux — openSUSE 11.2 — after 15 years of using Windows. From Windows, I'm used to installing any software with just a few clicks. I'm confused by Linux's .tar, ....
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openSuse installation trouble

yesterday my collegue did a mistake. She has been lauched the openSuse installer from a running Windows 7 notebook. Now, when the notebook boot, appear the installer linuxrc taht try to install the ...
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Block unknown users in Pidgin

How can I block messages from people who isn't in my buddy list in Pidgin? I always receive a lot of bothering messages from people who is not in my list, I have look at all the options in Pidgin but ...
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How to connect to the internet in Opensuse 11.2?

How do I connect internet in Opensuse 11.2 KDE environment? I have an Airtel Macromax USB plug and play device.
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Why won't the floppy mount?

The 1.44Meg floppy won't mount in my Nautilus file browser. When I try to mount it, it says there is no media in the drive. Yet, I can write to the floppy through the terminal using the 'cp' command. ...
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Linux screenshots, how to take them like a mac

I run opensuse 11.2 KDE 4.3.5. I do not have a mac, but I've used one and really like the one feature of the screenshots. Specifically, Command+Shift+3 which saves the screenshot to the desktop ...
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initrd problem and Kernel panics after openSUSE 11.2 upgrade

Once I have done the upgrade form openSUSE11.1 to openSUSE11.2 by doing this: zypper dup Now I tried to boot the system and it failed sync with VFS and kernel panic, so clearly a initrd problem . ...
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What harm can come from disabling postfix?

I have a netbook running opensuse 11.2 I'm trying to make it run faster by disabling services, and I would like to kill off postfix as I don't ever use it (As far as i actually know) What harm could ...
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OpenSuse 11.2 USB issue

I just installed the openSuse 11.2 , but i insert my pen drive to usb port it is not getting recognised and mounted, I used following the command to prob the OS lsusb = no results lshal |grep usb = ...
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Customizing dialog text in KDE4 (Would you like to send this to narnia?)

I'd really like it to say: "Would you like to send this to Narnia?" When I delete stuff in openSUSE 11.2 with KDE4. Perferably something easy like: sed /trash/narnia/ I know how to do this in ...
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How to create and dial a PPPoE connection in openSUSE 11.2?

How to create and dial a PPPoE connection in openSUSE 11.2? Please give step by step instructions.
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System Management is locked by ... packagekitd

I've installed OpenSUSE 11.2 x86 in a VM (VMWare Workstation 7). Whenever I try to add/configure apps (fresh from a reboot), I get: System management is locked by the application with pid 3276 (/...
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Is there a way to use opensuse 11.2 's greenish theme in another distro?

I am currently using Arch+kdemod with the default Air theme. But I like opensuse's greenish theme very much. Is there a way to import opensuse's theme into my current environment?
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Installing Open Suse11.2 on a PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu

Currently I have installed in a dual-boot setup, Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Grub2 is the loader. I want to install openSUSE 11.2 without wrecking havoc on my Windows 7 installation and getting rid of ...
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How to upgrade openSUSE 11.1 to openSUSE 11.2

openSUSE 11.2 is going to be released in less than 2 weeks. RC2 is available for testing. How can I upgrade a running openSUSE system to the next release? Is it possible without a complete reinstall?
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