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Questions tagged [yast]

YaST is "Yet another Setup Tool", a configuration manager in SuSE Linux.

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YaST user filter for Active Directory: how to set the server name?

I'm having a problem with the user and groups management. I joined Leap 15.0 into a Windows domain and have set up SSSD using YaST. But when I go to the "users" tab and want to filter for users, I ...
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Yast2 Software Management crashes - openSUSE Leap 15

I am unable to open Software Management from the Yast2 ui. Opening from the terminal, following su - I can see these errors: penguin:\~ # yast2 QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set, defaulting to ...
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Cannot update openSUSE repos

I've got openSUSE Tumbleweed installed (just upgraded it today). I can run distribution upgrades with zypper dup but anything else like a system update generates the following error julius@linux-rirt:...
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mount encrypted loopback in suse/systemd: unknown filesystem type 'crypt'

This might be specific to openSUSE / systemd. I'm having trouble mounting an encrypted loopback file using the procedure described on the SDB:Encrypted filesystems knowledge base. I get this ...
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Google Authenticator in Yast

I've successfully added 2FA with Google Authenticator package on openSUSE Leap 42.1 for Display Manager, login, sudo and su. I have to enter a verification code from Android app every time I use these ...
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Qt required by KDE but not needed because already installed

I'm on Opensuse 42 leap and I'm struggling with this problem: I have installed Qt in /opt/mypath and I'm using it in ld.so.conf. The problem is that my KDE packages require qt5 so Yast has installed ...
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zypper or yast unable to install third-party RPM from local repository

I am using a SLES11 SP4 machine, and trying to install an RPM from local yum repository. All other RPMs which are provided by SUSE and copied in my local repository installs fine like mysql, samba etc....
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Moving partitions with YaST Expert Partitioner: “already created on disk and cannot be moved”

I am currently trying to use the YaST partitioner tool (on openSUSE 13.2 under VirtualBox) to move the Linux swap partition on a VirtualBox virtual disk image. Upon trying to move any given partition ...
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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 ...
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How to rename a CUPS printer?

I do lot of printing in command line through lpr command, for which I need conveniently short destination names like lp1, lp2 etc. In past I could name the printers, but in opensuse 13.2, yast ...
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What is the difference between “Change hostname via DHCP” versus “Assign Hostname to Loopback IP” in SUSE Linux network configuration setup?

I am using SUSE Linux and would like to know, what’s the difference between: ││[ ] Change Hostname via DHCP ...
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How do I increase the font size in YaST2 on openSUSE 13.2?

The font size in that application is eyestrainingly small for me to work with. How do I set it to a size of my choice?
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yast network settings: print or log

I'm trying to configure a static ip address on OpenSuSe but don't know how to log or print the network settings to the console with Yast. How do I print out the yast settings? I've been reading the ...
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Installingl YaST on Fedora 17

Is it possible to install YaST or YasST2 on Fedora 17, or is it only working on Suse distro's? I have been looking for an rpm or even source, so that I can compile and install. Any help would be ...
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Why does YaST now show lines as lqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq?

Today my YaST started rendering lines like this: It makes it difficult to read.. Any idea what this is about and how I can fix it? I tried rebooting, no dice. Edit -- here's my PuTTY config: ...
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Suse 12.3 install tomcat

Hi i have a fresh suse 12.3 installation. when i try to install python, i get a error. Problems patterns-openSUSE-minimal_base-conflicts-12.3-7.10.1.i586 conflicts with python provided by python-2.7....
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can't install php5-devel on SLES11

I'm runnig for the first time SLES11(SP2) nad I have to install php5-devel on it, my problem is that it doesn't work with yast, I've download the rpm file and tried to install it, but it some how ...
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suse broken? Can't find glibc

I wanted to install the new postgres beta which is only available from source. On my server there was no gcc installed so I wanted to install gcc. After running yast, gcc 4.3.3 could only be installed ...
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Upgrade subversion to 1.7 on opensuse other than build source code

I'm using openSUSE Linux 11.4, it has Subversion 1.6.15 bundled. However, I'd like to upgrade to Subversion 1.7 today. However, the auto software update feature in YaST seems to only allow me to ...
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Apply userdir to the APACHE_MODULES in OpenSuse 12.1

i am running opensuse 12.1 i have installed apache2 and all lampp-things via YAST. But i am not sure if all is done now!? linux-r4qe:/home/martin # apache2ctl -M |grep userdir httpd2: Syntax error ...
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Error in repository initialization

I am running opensuse 12.1. When I start up YaST software manager I get an error: There was an error in the repository initialization. Error refreshing service Synergy (http://synergy-foss.org/pm/...
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Yast default password

I was configuring accounts of users in Open Suse 11.3 from Yast. I knew the password of each one, but the problem is that when I went into Yast User and Group Management there was six asterisks in the ...
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Installing VirtualBox gives kernel, grub and graphics card errors

I just tried booting into a virtual os and I got some error saying that I needed to check the kernel driver for vbox or whatever. I tried doing a ps -ef | grep vbox and also searched for the file. I ...