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How to make a service start in SUSE Enterprise linux

You have to add this file into desired runlevel. For example: sudo update-rc.d my-service default Will add it into default runlevel in Debian-based distros. Also, be sure that the file has such ...
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Streaming / Transcoding failed

I forced strictness to -2 in FFMpeg options in advanced VLC options. It's under Tools>Preferences, then I click All under Show settings, click on Video codecs under Input / Codecs, then FFmpeg . So it'...
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How to run init.d service under systemd without root auth (updated)

In systemd (and other modern init systems), service startup is strictly separated into two steps: User tools (e.g. systemctl) remotely ask init (pid 1) to start a particular service. Init reads the ...
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How should i use/install docker CE on suse linux?

It's available via openbuild in https://software.opensuse.org/package/docker sudo zypper install docker should work too.
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How to know which package owns a file in SUSE?

for rpm based distributions: rpm -qf /path/to/file returns package name-version-release.arch string for example: mimi@argusek ~ $ rpm -qf /usr/bin/aclocal automake-1.15-4.6.noarch and in SUSE ...
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 - Where is the official package repository?

I don't know of a repository for this version, but it is still possible to download an ISO. The name of the ISO is SLES-10-SP4-DVD-i386-GM-DVD1.iso for the i386 version, or SLES-10-SP4-DVD-x86_64-GM-...
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Prevent Nail from attaching my message as a .bin file?

This will also happen if you have i.e. UTF8 characters in your file and you have set your locale to something other than UTF8 . nail will suspect that your file has unknown control characters and ...
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Change SSH Server Key without bothering users

The feature is called Host-key rotation and it is available in openssh since version 6.8 http://blog.djm.net.au/2015/02/key-rotation-in-openssh-68.html
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Why does rm over NFS not free space immediately?

The filesystem on the remote node that's providing the backend storage for the NFS share isn't freeing the space immediately. Strictly speaking, POSIX semantics don't require removal of a file to ...
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What is Web\x20Co in lsof -i

The \x20 string in the first column is a hexadecimal value for an ASCII character, in this case the space character. The output formatting used by lsof is described on the lsof man page. Lsof only ...
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Occassional massive firewall log files on SuSE

Random internet people trying to ssh into your PC. The DPT=22 which is the default ssh port. SRC=59.64.166.81 https://www.db-ip.com/59.64.166.81 Checking whois the IP address belongs to china. ...
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suse12: how to set default route via config file

Create or edit /etc/sysconfig/network/routes and add a line like : default 192.168.1.1 - - (where, in case it would not be obvious, 192.168.1.1 is your gateway) [src: courseware for Suse course ...
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logrotate does not rotate at the time specified in crontab

For Debian users, you could think that's it's running at 6.25 (/etc/crontab) but since last few version, it's running at 00.00 and it's configured on systemd ! Old /etc/crontab : 25 6 * * * root ...
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logrotate does not rotate at the time specified in crontab

logrotate is controlled by anacron. Check the configuration of this service in the file etc\anacrontab. For example it can be: # /etc/anacrontab: configuration file for anacron # See anacron(8) ...
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Suse | keep account | Delete all user files at boot

You can add the remove command to the /etc/init.d/after.local file: rm -rf /home/user/* /home/user/.* If the after.local file doesn't exist you can create it and it will still work. The system will ...
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What is Web\x20Co in lsof -i

The \x20 is a space. The \x20 is a space "". The hexadecimal prefix \x is one of the 3 ways forlsof to print the non-printable characters. The space in the ASCII table has value 32 in the decimal ...
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SUSE SLES 11: zypper: Ignore dependency in scripted setup

zypper -n install --force package -n = non interactive --force force install package
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How to know which package owns a file in SUSE?

For me this works: Code: # zypper se --file-list gl3.h Loading repository data... Reading installed packages... S | Name | Summary | Type ---+--------...
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How to use "$" in SQL plus?

At least one problem is your shell syntax: sqlplus -S user/password@balancer.domain.cl <<EOF SELECT INSTANCE_NUMBER, HOST_NAME, STARTUP_TIME, STATUS, DATABASE_STATUS, BLOCKED FROM GV$INSTANCE; ...
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Suse Enterprise Server 12 - Resize Root partition

I ended up booting up with gparted and extending resizing the partition. Then in the Partition Manager I resized the partition, all worked fine. I tested it first in a cloned VM just to be sure.
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How do I write a generic udev rule to assign my network's interface name?

You misspelled the attribute name: It's ID_VENDOR_ID. Not IDVENDOR_ID
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How do I disable the SuSE screensaver?

Nowadays it's in the Settings app. So, it's Settings -> Privacy -> Screen Lock -> Automatic Screen Lock and set to Off.
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NTP doesnt sync my time

refid .INIT. and stratum 16 indicates that you are not getting any responses from those servers. Check your firewall(s).
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VMware Tools install fails on SLES 10 SP4 x64

Do you have libglib-2_0-0 installed? Perhaps the commands 'whereis gcc' or 'which gcc' commands could provide more information. I'm not very familiar with SLES, but hopefully this will help. ...
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suse linux installatation on HP Gen9 server

After spending all day on chat with HP for the same issue, this is what worked: 1) Boot the server into Intelligent Provisioning using F10, with no other DVDs or USB drives attached. 2) Once IP has ...
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logrotate in SUSE Enterprise Server

I think I found an answer to my question. The issue was tricky because "the newer Cron versions of Linux may run abit differently than in older versions" to what I was used to. It seems now Cron ...
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Unable to mount ubuntu directory to Linux(SLES 11 SP2)

For NFS: check if NFS server is running (run showmount -e on server - You should see list of nfs-exported folders); try mounting folders on the server itself via nfs (loopback using mount -t nfs); ...
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VirtualBox headless is running but not answering on rdp port(4001) on the same server

Two possible reasons are firewall and SELinux. The following commands will list the SELinux status and iptables firewall rules. sestatus iptables -L You can also see these from Yast.
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Suse root group not having root rights?

AFAIK sudoers usually belong to the 'wheel' group. I think adding you user to the 'wheel' group with gpasswd -a $username wheel and adding either %wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL or %wheel ALL=(ALL) ...
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Use VBA in windows to run a python method with arguments in Linux?

I guess one of the easiest ways to do this would be installing a SSH client on Windows and then using a SSH connection to trigger the script on the Linux side. The command to call on the Windows side ...
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