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SUSE is a Linux distribution. It comes in three variants, SUSE, openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES).

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Mosquitto config file can't be renamed on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

I have to install a Mosquitto MQTT broker on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES 15 SP3). On a bare installation, Mosquitto 2.0.10 is installed from the SUSE-PackageHub-15-SP3-Backports-Pool ...
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ssh login delay after password

After issuing ssh command, I get password prompt immediately. But after entering password, I see the shell prompt after atleast 15 to 20 secs delay. Below is my server information: inblr-mvm-3468:~ # ...
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Non-empty mount points with btrfs (SLES15): Are they needed?

I have many years of UNIX experience, but I think i made a fatal mistake: Seeing messages during boot about non-empty mount points, I took the chance to clean them up while migration a system to a new ...
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Zypper: ignoring locked packages during update

Is there an option to make Zypper skip locked packages during a zypper update or zypper patch run? In the Zypper manpage there is no information on how to exclude locked packages from such operations. ...
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Are there documented steps for an unattended approach to apply SuSE 15 SP3?

I've been googling for the past few days to try to find detailed instructions on how to apply the SP3 service pack to SuSE EL 15, and I've more or less completely struck out. All the documents that I'...
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SLES installation ERROR "Caller:/mounts/mp_0001/usr/lib64/ruby/2.5.0/rexml/parsers/treeparser.rb:96:in ’rescue in parse’"

I'm trying to install operating system-SLES to my HP SL230s Gen8 Node Server via ILO Port. I downloaded SLE-15-SP3-Full-x86_64-GM-Media1 image from SUSE's web site and tried to instal SLES to my ...
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PostgreSQL Client on SUSE Linux

On an SUSE Linux server I need the tools psql, pg_dump and pg_restore, without the whole database server installation. Other distributions provide an postgresql-client package (Ubuntu) but I am unable ...
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CUPS-PDF with iconv converssion

First, sorry for my very poor english language... My problem is the very old (more than 10 years) ERP system. This is run on Linux and use CP-852 lang code. The linux is use for locale: Hu_Hu. I ...
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Does IP required for bridge interface in KVM host

We have a requirement to configure bridge on SLES host and add it for KVM guest as bridge mode for public IP. In this case, Is it mandatory to have ip on the bridge interface of the SLES host
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How to use dracut in chroot environment established through SLES15 Rescue boot image?

To fix an unbootable SLES15 system, I booted the Rescue image, mounted the existing system to /mnt, and then did chroot /mnt (I'm leaving out the details, as those are probably known (or found in How ...
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LightDM: Auto Login with specific user when connecting from specific terminal (as done with KDM and kdmrc file)

I got the following setup: We use a building management system (BMS), which is based on SLES 12.3 and uses LightDM (I don't know if this is SLES standard or just set up by the vendor of the BMS, ...
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How to update gzip without internet in SUSE?

We have an old server which is running SUSE SLES10 SP2 x86_64. The server is not connected to internet and we need to update the gzip to a latest version. I am not sure how I can update it. I tried to ...
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How to install an vnc server on linux suse 15.3?

I have to install an Vnc server (ultravnc) on suse 15.3 which i have to reach with an windows system. It should have a password to if you want to join the session. Appreciate the Help.
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Is there a (simple) command to query the module that provided an installed package in SLE 15?

SLE (SLES, SLED) 15 introduced a modular design, where packages can originate from a set of different "modules". To install such a package the corresponding module has to be "enabled&...
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How do you create a chroot environment for OpenSUSE Leap?

I have CentOS 7 and would like to install a chroot environment of OpenSUSE Leap for testing. How do I do that?
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resize disk LUN in virtualbox not reflects in OS Linux SuSe

I have originaly 20GB disk device sda and I would like to extend it to 30GB. I extended it in VirtualBox 6.1, but in OS (SLES 15.2) not reflects new size, even after reboot and rescan. Still shows ...
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setting suse sless12.5 keyboard short cuts - after getting to 'walk through windows' bar, how to go in both direction with arrows(like in windows)

I'm running Suse sles 12.5 (through a remote machine with VNC) and I set the 'walk through windows' shortcut to be 'ctrl+tab' because 'alt+tab' is used by windows. In windows, when you get to that '...
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Linux ls command not showing any files

One of my SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 is in production. A few days ago for some workaround, we executed the below commands : cd /bin #ln -s /usr/bin/env env After that some command linux ...
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How to install php7_module in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

I have Apache installed on SLES 12 SP4. When I list the modules: sudo /usr/sbin/apache2ctl -M, I notice that php7_module is not there. How do I add this? I've tried various permutations on sudo zypper ...
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how to use TeamViewer to start multiple DIFFERENT sessions on the same SUSE linux machine?

We have a system running on SLES (Suse Linux Enterprise Server) and I am looking to allow remote users to access the system using TeamViewer where each user starts a new KDE session when they log in. ...
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Sending emails from Python 3 script with smtp library using a virtual machine in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4

I can't send emails from Python 3 script with smtp library using a virtual machine in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4. However, using exactly the same code from my Ubuntu 18.04 machine, works just ...
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Remove libvirt with docker running on same machine

I am running SUSE Linux Enterprise 12. For security reasons, I want to uninstall libvirt since kvm/quemu VMs are no longer needed on the machine. At the same time, we are running docker and I am not ...
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SSH sends environment variable, but to no effect

I'm SSH'ing from Cygwin into an older SUSE machine. I use: MyHost SetEnv FOO=bar SendEnv BAZ in my ./ssh/config file, and run export BAZ=bar on my Cygwin machine before connection. When I ...
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Linux command gets Killed automatically

One of my OpenSuse servers got hacked and is acting weird. I am using the root user. When I try to issue a command like below it gets Killed. Similarly, for many other commands, the behavior is the ...
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Run a stress test to see how healthy a SUSE web server is

Experts hello and good day,  in the past few weeks i have had some issues on a server - with Wordpress and Limesurvey.  I also have opened a thread here. Now the site is up again  and runs well. The ...
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BTRFS Balance taking 100% cpu and 100% I/O

We have a SuSE 12, sp3 server (SLES, not openSuSE). There is only one disk in use on the system, the root disk with several file systems under mounted with BTRFS. We are seeing issues where a "btrfs ...
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can a user be created just by adding entries in /etc/passwd,/etc/group and /etc/shadow files?

Can a user be added on a Linux server by editing above mentioned files instead of using commands like useradd? In case the root user has write permissions to /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow and /etc/group ...
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How to install dependencies on SUSE Linux

I am trying to install TeamViewer on Suse. My OS details are: Linux wmiqgkt02 3.12.28-4-default #1 SMP Thu Sep 25 17:02:34 UTC 2014 (9879bd4) x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux), but it is giving me ...
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SSH asks password even so key has been added

I generated a ssh key for "ansible" user and it works all clients but one has SuSE (SLES) 11.4 OS. Host side ~/.ssh directory content: -rw-------. 1 ansible ansible 1675 May 14 2018 id_rsa -rw-r-...
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DB2 9.7 task center do not work in SUSE 11 sp4 - DBA1176N

I've install DB2 9.7 enterprise edition on suse 11 sp4, the problem is that when i want to see "task center" it show's bellow error: DBA1176N The Control Center failed to automatically catalog the ...
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How to install tightVNC on SUSE 12 SP2

I am trying to install tightvnc on (throw putty): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 (x86_64) - Kernel \r (\l) but getting this error: [DevelRepo|http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/...
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cloud-init services not starting after reboot

cloud-init services not starting after reboot. I am using Suse 15 and my instance is running on openstack cloud. OS details: NAME="SLES" VERSION="15" VERSION_ID="15" PRETTY_NAME="SUSE Linux ...
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change keeplived process user from root to keepalived(or other)

I want to know how to change the process name root to another one? when using the following command: ps aux | grep keepalived root 26982 0.0 0.0 19344 1560 ? Ss 11:52 0:00 /usr/...
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libnss3.so NSS_3.22 libdbus-1.so.3 error visual studio code on SuSE

I have a fresh installation of SuSE 12 SP2. I installed vs code as per commands mentioned on here under Install heading. When I try to run vs code using command code I get following error: /usr/...
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Gnome error when installing Desktop Environment on SLES 12

I am trying to install the graphical interface on a SLES 12 server but after following the following guides I get a dark screen and a cursor. In the errors I find the following message: gnome-session-...
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No bootable devices found. UEFI boot and SUSE 11 SP3

I have a SUSE 11 SP3 insallation that have been used on Dell Optiplex XE and Dell Optiplex XE2 successfull. The problem occur now when I try on a Dell Optiplex XE3. It is not possible to boot legacy ...
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Install Root CA Certificate to SLES 12

I want to add my SLES 12 server to our SUSE subscription to get updates. When I run the SUSEConnect command with necessary parameters, the server returns an error to me like this: SSL verification ...
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Ethtool counters are different on different servers even though ethtool version is same. Why?

I have two servers running same version of ethtool (2.6.39). However when I run ethtool -S eth0 on these servers, I noticed the counter names shown are all different. One server show ...
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Enabling XRDP for remote on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (HVM), SSD Volume Type

All these test activity I am carrying out on my AWS instance for my test purposes. I am bit of new Linux playground and I needed your guys expertise for configuring it. I am trying to install XRDP ...
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Why does rm over NFS not free space immediately?

I'm on a SUSE Enterprise server which has mounted a drive via an NFS mount. I have created a 34GB file via dd if=/dev/Zero of=test_file bs=8k Count=4194304 to test the write speed of the NFS share. ...
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how to get fsck to work on a LUKS encrypted partition that for some reason will not umount

openSuse 42.3 (KDE) logged in as root LUKS encrypted /home partition (is /sda4 a primary partition no LVM) is not accessible on boot although unlocked. Apparently a bad block exists. fsck.ext4 -nf /...
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SLES 12 Service start and stop order doesnt work

my system runs on suse enterprise 12 sp2. I have two services sapinit and sapcontrol. At startup the service sapinit has to be started before the sapcontrol service can start and at shutdown or stop ...
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Add gnomesu to right-click menu in GNOME/SLES

I'm a Windows Server admin who is playing around with SLES 12 SP3, and I'm finding it easy enough to work through most things (Google/RTFM) - but one thing I'm stuck on is the ability to elevate from ...
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SLES12 SP1 broken BTRFS open_ctree failed

We have a SLES12 SP1 System running as VM in a MS HyperV Environment. After a reboot the system won't boot anymore because the vmlinux isn't there anymore. Grub says "you must load the linux kernel ...
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How should i use/install docker CE on suse linux?

How should i use/install docker CE on suse linux. As per docker , only docker Enterprise Edition is supported on suse linux. Is there any alternative that i can still install Docker CE in Suse linux?
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logrotate does not rotate at the time specified in crontab

I am wondering why logrotate does not rotate my logfiles at the time which it is called through crontab. My entry in crontab is: 50 2 * * * /usr/sbin/logrotate Therefore all my logs should be ...
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Why does this gawk with strftime not work in SUSE but works on Ubuntu and MAC

Here I have entered $11 as string and that works. gawk 'FS=\",\" {match($6,/([^\/])\/([^\/])\/([^\/]+)/,a); $11=sprintf(\"%d %02d -%d 0 0 0\",a[3],a[1],1);$6=sprintf(\"%d-%02d- %02d\",a[...
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How do I write a stream to a pipe on a remote machine

The below command works for file. But I see it doesn't work for a pipe echo 'Some Text' | ssh user@remotehost "cat > /remotefile.txt" I need to do tail -f of a pipe and want it to be written to ...
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Suse | keep account | Delete all user files at boot

Can somebody explain me how i can keep an existing account on openSuse but delete all user files at the booting process?
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What is Web\x20Co in lsof -i

The last 2 lines of lsof -i are shown as below. What are those? I use OpenSuse LEAP 42.2. Web\x20Co 7066 user1 38u IPv4 76006 0t0 UDP *:43756 Web\x20Co 7066 user1 39u IPv6 76008 ...
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