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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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mariaDB service no longer works after upgrading from SuSE Linux Enterprise 12.1 to 12.3

I recently did an upgrade on a virtual machine running SuSE Linux Enterprise 12SP1 to SuSE Linux Enterprise 12SP3. On this server, I run an Apache server serving a Drupal Site, as well as a MariaDB ...
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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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vsftpd login incorrect on suse15

On linux suse15 vsftpd is running, but other linux cannot login to it with following error. wget ftp://10.***/test --2020-11-25 09:46:06-- ftp://10.***/test => 'test' Connecting to 10.**...
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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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SuSe Linux 9.0 YaST: change terminal colors

I've been using SuSe Linux 9.0 for many years with great success running DNS/Email/Webhosting etc. I've upgraded/updated packages over the years as well. Recently I've been customizing login details ...
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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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Telnet output delays

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64) VERSION = 12 PATCHLEVEL = 0 On server running legacy software with text GUI (perl/c). When connected via ssh - all is ok. When connected via telnet - both, ...
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SLES 11 simultaneous failed login attempts with every successful login

When logging into a VM running SLES 11, SecureCRT will immediately output "Keyboard-interactive authentication with the SSH2 server failed", then prompt for a username. Upon entering the credentials ...
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Occassional massive firewall log files on SuSE

Occasionally, over a short period of seconds, my SuSE Enterprise 10 /var/log/firewall log file fills with identical entries except for the id. Here's an excerpt: Jan 15 11:21:13 IKCSWeb kernel: SFW2-...
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How to run init.d service under systemd without root auth (updated)

My company set up some software it develops to run as a service using init.d on an older version of SLES. We recently created started setting up a new environment on a SLES 12 instance in Amazon's EC2 ...
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Permissions to folder are changed to ??????? after mount

I was trying to mount folders from one system to another using "mount" and the following configuration in /etc/fstab <systemX>:/h/shared /h/shared nfs rw,sync,user,auto 0 0 <...
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suse12: how to set default route via config file

I've got some systems that are provisioning SLES12sp1 statelessly - the systems come up with their provisioning interface configured, but no default route. On RedHat I'd set the GATEWAYDEV in /etc/...
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Problems with the tomcat access-logs

I need your help. I want to log the access on my Apache Tomcat webserver on SLES 12. It is running and logging normally. But when I visit the site, tomcat is writing 8 lines into the ...
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SUSE SLES 11: zypper: Ignore dependency in scripted setup

I have an issue here, trying to install libopenssl-devel on a SuSE box. The installation is purely from DVD (no online updates involved). $ sudo zypper install libopenssl-devel Loading repository ...
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How to know which package owns a file in SUSE?

A previous question, How do I find out which package owns a file? asked about Debian-based package management. I have the same question for SUSE Enterprise 10, using YaST (or any other tool suitable ...
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Can SU group be used on Suse as it is AIX?

I'm the admin of a large AIX environment. I utilize the SU Group attribute for users to determine who can access root, even if they know the password. If they are not in the root group then access is ...
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NIC usage - who is using this connection

Is there a way to see who is using NIC connections, I have to NIC connected on same VLAN, but only one is supposed to used my users,...I want to check who is logged in using other NIC. Thanks
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Unable to install rpm in a particular path (cpio: mkdir failed - No such file or directory)

My .rpm files like this.. $> rpm2cpio bq1510-15.10.01.06-1.i386.rpm | cpio -it ./opt ./opt/td ./opt/td/client ./opt/td/client/15.10 ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin/bq ./opt/td/...
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 - Where is the official package repository?

I'd like to install nano on a virtual machine installed with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4. There are no package repositories defined in YaST. What repo URL should I use? I can't find any on the ...