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Zypp curl error during installing OpenSUSE 13.1

I have error during automatic install OpenSuse with AutoYAST. First stage completes successfully. But when server restarts I get error when autorefreshing repos. In y2log error zypp error ...
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How to enable ssh on startup in opensuse

My experience with Linux is limited and as part of a project, I ordered a Linux dedicated server. This is an unmanaged server with OpenSuSE 13.2. When I try to ssh into the server, I get a connection ...
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Suse: Restore Packages List from /var/adm/backup/rpmdb/Packages-20160323 .gz

On Suse-Linux you have gzipped backups of the rpmdb: https://www.novell.com/documentation/suse91/suselinux-adminguide/html/ch02s03.html#sec:rpm.anfragen But how can I get the list of all installed ...
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Force files to stay in dentries und inodes cache on SuSe

We have some sql queries which are rarely executed. When running them first time after a while they take about 2 minutes, a second call takes only 800ms. I found out when i restart postgres the ...
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SLES 11 SP2 questions and PHP 5.5 support

I have a client who has a data centre, and one of their OS choice is SLES 11 SP2 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Questions: Is SLES 11 SP2 == SLES 11.2 == OpenSUSE 11.2? Will the kernel always be ...
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Printer stops working after reboot

Problem with Samsung printer driver installation. In a nutshell: one thin client (O.S Suse Linux) one usb printer (Samsung ml 1640) After installing the specific manufacturer driver, the printer ...
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Why does it take so long to install the openSuse operating system?

I'm investigating the logistics of migrating to another production server using a new operating system (currently on CentOS). The candidates are Debian, Ubuntu, and openSuse. Virtualbox was used to ...
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RTC/UTC was innacurate on MySQL (MariaDB) server. I fixed it - was that bad?

I'm pinch hitting as an admittedly green server admin. I installed a bunch of security patches on a MariaDB server that had an incorrectly configured repo (not by me) and wasn't getting patches for a ...
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How to change the linux startup services order in SUSE 11

In RedHat and Centos changing the startup scripts as stated here worked perfectly fine. But Suse seems to follow different rules, if so what are the changes need to be taken into consideration? Do ...
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Unable to boot openSUSE or SLES12 from plain installation on Gen9 server

I am installing software on a brand new HP DL120 Gen9 server. This is going to be just a high-performance testing machine. I wanted to install openSUSE Leap. Intelligent provisioning won't recognize ...
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How to change $PATH for crontab in Opensuse [duplicate]

I have a script written which works perfect on terminal however gives error when called through crontab. It took me a while that the problem is with the cron environment not my script. so I tried ...
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Unable to extend volume on Suse VM

I have a SUSE VM (11.4) that I increased the disk for. I am following the guide (http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/smb-technologist/extending-partitions-on-linux-vmware-virtual-machines/). This added ...
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Set value in /etc/zypp/zypp.conf via salt

I would like to set the following setting in /etc/zypp/zypp.conf via salt: solver.allowVendorChange = true How to do this? There is a module for zypper, but I found no way to update the above ...
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Opensuse 13.2 firewall: allow openmpi

I am trying to run simple openmpi test on two servers. mpirun --report-bindings --host serv1.cell,serv2.cell -np 2 hostname Both servers runs OpenSuse 13.2 and have similar network inteface ...
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Copying data over with rsync causes size discrepancies

I am switching machines and have attached the old hard drive (/dev/sda4) to the new machine. The old machine had a slightly smaller hard drive (720G), compared to the new one (736G), so I created a ...
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Opensuse port forwarding 80 to 8080 not working

I've a glassfish server that use the port 8080. I need forward from port 80 to 8080 so I can access the content without put the :8080 port in the url. I've tried to put a masquerade rule, add ...
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Error while trying to bring up network in SLES12.1

I am trying to bring up the eth0 adapter in SLES12 sp1 using ifup eth0 but every time I am getting an error saying: wicked: Reading config file /etc/wicked/client.xml wicked: Reading config file ...
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Update PHP7 MYSQL PHP Extension

I need to Upgrade my Server PHP version to 7. Is there a way to update in OpenSuse 13.2 to version PHP7 via the console? Can I install a php Extension which allows me to use the following again? ...
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OpenSUSE Xen installlation is not in Grub 2

I'm sorry if this is a duplicate but somehow serverfault search action didn't work with my browser. I have a functional recent OpenSUSE Tumbleweed installation and I want to turn it into a ...
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Redis fails to start on OpenSuse Leap 42.1 after upgrade

I decided to upgrade a machine running 13.2 to the latest Leap 42.1. I started the process and it did the upgrade. After the reboot everything is working except for the redis server service. I can't ...
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OpenSSL FIPS and CA Certificate issues

Running OpenSuse Tumbleweed, with OpenSSL 1.0.2d-fips (9 Jul 2015) I am ending in openssl fips failed: error:2D06C06E:FIPS routines:FIPS_module_mode_set:fingerprint does not match Aborted (core ...
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Apache RevProxy and Webapp with subfolders

I would like to extend my current RevProxy. By a subfolder (www.example.com/subfolder) I would like to make an small webapp available. Here is my configuration from RevProxy: ProxyPreserveHost ...
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Why do I get the error, “error while loading shared libraries” when trying to run zypper commands after upgrading?

I am trying to upgrade openSUSE from 11.1 to 12.1. Right now 11.1 is installed and eventually I'd like to get it to the most recent version. I followed the guide here, but ran into some issues. ...
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Update a package on Suse Linux Enterprise 10 by installing a full package and all dependencies without internet access

I have access to a Suse Linux Enterprise 10 server, which has a very old version of Firefox installed. I have sudo access to it. But the server is configured by proxy, which doesnt allow access to ...
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Why is my Apache server temporarily freezing?

We've been having a problem with our Apache web server lately where the web server seems to temporarily stop accepting new requests for a minute or so before trying to serve all these now queued ...
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How do I watch local# to ensure messages are being sent to it?

I am trying to collect additional operation logging from my sftp server. I have added the following lines to /etc/ssh/sshd_config, as instructed by many posts on the internet: Subsystem sftp ...
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Configure static IPv4 and IPv6 address in OpenSuse 13.2

Please help me to configure both IPv4 and IPv6 address to device eth0 in OpenSuse 13.2, i tried with the following parameters on ifcfg-eth0: BOOTPROTO='static' NM_CONTROLLED='no' USERCONTROL='yes' ...
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how to change the startup order of init scripts in SUSE 11

I want to start service in the following order mysql mongodb after reboot I have changed the services mysql init scripts to lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Sep 8 11:05 S30mysql -> ../mysql lrwxrwxrwx ...
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cannot start iptables on opensuse linux

i am trying to run the iptables service on opensuse linux , but unforunately its failing to activate and systemctl status message shows that its failing to find the /etc/iptables.rules file , i also ...
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Switching to Java 1.8 on openSUSE 13.2

I removed the installed version of Java 1.7 using: sudo zypper remove -y java-1_7_0-openjdk java-1_7_0-openjdk-devel java-1_7_0-openjdk-plugin Then installed Java 1.8: sudo zypper install -y ...
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NIS client is not able to change password using yppasswd in OpenSuse 13.2?

NIS Server - OpenSuse 12.1 NIS Clients - OpenSuse 13.2 At NIS Client: nisuser@opensuse13.2:~> yppasswd yppasswd is deprecated, use /usr/bin/passwd instead Changing password for nisuser. Old ...
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I cant open a port iptables - The command runs, but port keeps closed [closed]

I want to make a simple redirect of my notebook port to a VM port (in my notebook also).. iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 2424 -j ACCEPT iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 2424 -j DNAT ...
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Why doesn't VSphere show VMWare Tools as installed?

I just installed a fresh openSuSE 13.2 VM onto ESXi 6. I did the VMware-install.pl process and it completes successfully, reporting as installed. However, both our monitoring software (What's Up ...
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Trouble figuring out a fail2ban log error message: “iptables -n -L INPUT | grep -q 'fail2ban-SSH[ \t]' returned 100”

Here is my jail.local rule for ssh: [ssh-iptables] enabled = true filter = sshd action = iptables[name=SSH, port=ssh, protocol=tcp] logpath = /var/log/messages maxretry = 5 Here is what my ...
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sles/opensuse os installation log

Is it possible to keep installation log off all events, tasks, say running commands, etc.. while installing SLES/openSUSE (or maybe another linux)? It's not a problem lookup info in already running ...
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OpenSUSE Xen Multiple Apache VM's

I am attempting to set up an OpenSUSE 13.2 server with Xen Hypervisor installed. The problem I have now encountered, is how do I route the correct requests to the correct VM instances. Lets say I ...
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Install memcached PHP extension on openSUSE 13.2

Is there a standard/supported way to get the memcached extension for PHP installed on openSUSE 13.2? On CentOS this was a case of yum -y install php-pecl-memcached. But it doesn't look like the ...
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How do you pull guest and host restource utilization data from Suse Cloud OpenStack

I am trying to pull guest and physical server resource utilization from the Suse Cloud OpenStack Infrasructure. In vMWare world, I would connect to vcenter can try to pull the data from performance ...
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Cannot access when security=users

I cant access to files as annonymous or Linux account while security = users but when security = share everything works fine. My config: # smb.conf is the main Samba configuration file. You find a ...
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Can we run thin client to connect to Linux (Suse or Ubuntu) [closed]

Not sure where to ask such questions, so guide me on that! I am looking to have several thin clients to use same server (system), the work involved is mostly office and browsing related works - that ...
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Where's sshd in OpenSuse 13.2?

After I installed OpenSuse 13.2 I discovered that even if the ssh connection to the box were successful I could not find the running service as I did before (with chkconfig command) Why? My last ...
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All or very many shared libraries fail to load - openSUSE

For some reason, all (or very many) shared libraries no longer load. However, ldconfig claims that the library exists. web6:~ # sendmail -? sendmail: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Xen / libvirt - “End of file while reading data: Input/output error” when attempting to start a domain

I'm getting the following string of errors when I attempt to start a domain using virsh: virsh # start vimes error: Failed to start domain vimes error: End of file while reading data: Input/output ...
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Directories inside /var are on root partition not /var partition

Few weeks ago I installed Opensuse 13.2. I partitioned the disk so that root '/', /var, /tmp and /home are on different partitions. Today I noticed that although /var is on partition sda8, all ...
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KVM bridged network like in virtualbox

I have a server with 3 NIC's with OpenSUSE 13.2 and KVM installed. I have installed Debian as guest. My network is 192.168.88.0/24, DHCP server is at 192.168.88.1. Now I want my guest to also get a ...
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Supermicro X7DBU, how to put it to sleep

I am very new to server administration and just learning the stuff. I have just inherited a Supermicro 1U Server X7DBU running openSuse 12.3. Is it possible to configure it to go to sleep or low power ...
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Proliant DL380 G5, MSA60, Opensuse 13.1

I should apologize for my limited English. I bought recently an used MSA60, to replace a set of small e-SATA boxes. The disks they contain are mostly 3T bytes SATA ones. When I put the disks in the ...
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SUSE 13.2 GRUB Configuration FIle [closed]

I just installed OpenSuse to learn it. I'd like to open the system in runtime 3 mode. According to the documentation I have to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst file. Unfortunately this file does not exist on ...
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Change location of maildir

Standard Linux installation provide a maildir in /var/spool/mail/$user (that's actually a single file holding all emails, not a "mail directory"), soft-linked by /var/mail/. I'm going to set up ...
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yast2 command line option for uinstall

I need to be able to uinstall mariadb that I had installed using the command yast -i mariadb mariadb-tools but for the life of me I can't find the command line option that should be used instead ...