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Installed Windows 8 and OpenSuse 13 - can't shutdown Windows [migrated]

I created partitions with GParted. Firstly, installed Windows 8, and then OpenSuse 13.10. Boot from MBR was disabled, as well as boot from "/" partition. However, when I rebooted, GRUB showed up and I ...
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Suseconfig replacement in 13.1

As far as I know, after modifying some etc/sysconfig values you must run SuSEconfig tool. For example, I have modified spamassassin's SPAM_SA_UPDATE to yes. It's supposed to set a daily cron task, ...
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OpenSUSE/apache2/ispconfig3: phpMyAdmin is downloading php files instead of executing

I am currently running OpenSUSE v12.2 x84_64 with Apache2 and ISPConfig3. I am also running php5. when trying to visit: http://localhost/phpMyAdmin My web-browser is downloading the *.php files ...
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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 ...
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I've uninstalled/deleted bash and it's killed the server

I changed the default shell to zsh. And then proceeded to uninstall bash (this was via yast on SLES). To my horror I start to see everything deleted/uninstalled, apache, mysql . I can't putty into ...
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How to patch for CVE-2014-6271 & CVE-2014-7169?

CVE-2014-6271 & CVE-2014-7169 is a bash related bug that reported at 24-Sep-2014. http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-6271 ...
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Governing fan speed in Linux

We bought an HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 server at office, to be used to run internal applications under Linux. Our OS choice runs between CentOS 6.5 and openSUSE 13.1, though the server is certified ...
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LDAP config for Novell export

I am trying to export the email userlist from groupwise via the consoleOne export tool.. In the tool, they ask for some basic LDAP parameters that make little sense in the GUI (I dislike GUIs). ...
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openSUSE 13.1 pam_ldap error trying to bind invalid credentials

Environment: new install of openSUSE 13.1 into a internal network of mostly 10.2 and 10.3 openSUSE. LDAP server (@(#) $OpenLDAP: slapd 2.3.19 (Jul 28 2006 17:00:02)) running on SUSE LE 10 . ...
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Apache Proxy Server - Hopefully an easy fix

I am having issues with using relative directories from within the server that my proxy server redirects too. Lets call my top level server that provides the proxy "Proxy", and the first sub server ...
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How do I export the groupwise database into .pst or .csv format?

I have only an ssh connection to the server and I need to extract the groupwise database and import all the users and hopefully emails too into MS Exchange. When you google for tools, the only thing ...
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Suse 11 Sp2 pam-config doesn't work

I try to add pam_ldap module in Suse 11 Sp1 Server 64 bit using: pam-config -a --ldap OS information: node01:~ # file $(which pam-config) /usr/sbin/pam-config: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, ...
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set up a small maintenance program on a server

I have a small webapplication (PHP and XSLT based) which uses an intern file cache and saves the user's search data. Now, I don't want to run out of disk space, so I need a program for cleaning up ...
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OpenSuse 13.1 GRUB2 downgrade GRUB stuck on menu

I was trying to virtualize a opensuse server and discovered that GRUB2 is not supported by VMWare, at least without some fiddling. I went into Yast and changed the bootloader from GRUB to GRUB2, and ...
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Spam emails from Suse server: test -x /etc/init.d/sendmail && /usr/share/sendmail/sendmail cron-msp

Have a virtual server with old Suse. About a month ago cron started spamming me with emails like this: Subject: test -x /etc/init.d/sendmail && /usr/share/sendmail/sendmail cron-msp ...
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Can't access internet when connect to pptp vnc build on opensuse13.1

I have built a pptpd vnc server under opensuse13.1, everything looks fine when I running the pptp service. but there is problems when I connect from both android & winxp client: by winxp At ...
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Installing php53-devel on an Amazon Suse

(I hope this is the right place for this type of question) I'm trying to install cURL on a SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 sp3 machine. I'm using this action to do so: sudo zypper install ...
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How to provide external access to only the Git projects (clone/pull/push) of an internal GitLab deployment

We have set-up a GitLab server (GitLab 7.0 Community Edition). It is up and running and our colleagues can use it within the LAN (the IP address and Host are only visible from the LAN). Some of the ...
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Run multiple instances of apache with PHP5

I am attempting to setup a Dell Poweredge R720 server with OpenSUSE 13.1. I need to run multiple instances of apache (Either 1 install multiple instances or multiple installs with multiple ...
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Deletion of User and home directory from NFS

I have 10 systems with opensuse installed in each of them.I have created 2 servers such that one is NIS and other is NFS , i have added lets say 5 users to NIS and their corresponding home ...
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openSUSE encrypted root over RAID, given Yast doesn't support encrypted root?

This is for a fresh install of 13.1 I'll be making. Four drives in RAID10 need to be on the bottom. I'd rather the RAID be software, MD, rather than hardware, though I'd use hardware RAID if all else ...
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How can I update php using zypper?

I'm currently running 5.3.17 and I'd like to update to the latest stable version. I've looked up a bunch of guides and they all have me doing it manually using wget. I'd like to do it all through ...
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No access or error logging on OpenSuse

I've got an Amazon ec2 instance running OpenSuse and I'm getting a white page of death on some of my php scripts but there's no error log in var/log/apache2. To my surprise, there's also no access ...
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Suse Desktop on EC2/Azure

I run a Suse Desktop Edition Instance on MS Azure, then installed NoMachine(NX) free ver 4.2.25, finally tried to connect from my local PC(OSX), but failed Actually, I succeeded this with ...
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masquerade an URL with proxy SSL or other methods

good day dear server experts I would like to be able to masquerade an URL, that is to keep the URL the user is entering when going to a page. For example: The user is entering at his browser: ...
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SSH connection falling down

I've set up a connection with autossh that creates some tunnels at system startup, but if I try to connect, after successful login (with RSA key) connection fall down, here a trace: debug1: ...
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OpenSuSE server in demilitarized zone can still ping internal network?

I don't know much about setting up DMZ but from what I read in the OpenSUSE docs, putting a network interface in the DMZ zone allows reaching it from both external and internal networks while ...
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Add path to environment PATH variable for Apache (wwwrun) and all users after TEX Live update on openSUSE

After installation of TEX Live 2013 on (I admit outdated) openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64) I needed to add path /usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/x86_64-linux into PATH environment variables for: All users Apache ...
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install nginx on suse linux enterprise 11

I need some help getting ngnix installed on Suse Linux Enterprise 11. This is my first time trying to do this so I am likely missing something basic. Thus far I have: wget ...
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Why is cron running twice?

I wanted to execute my PHP mailing-script automatically with cron. I always get the mail twice though. The script runs fine when started manually. I put this in the crontab for testing: 54 13 * * * ...
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exactly 90 seconds to restart apache httpd

I have an openSUSE 13.1 VM (host runs Virtualbox 4.2.18, also on openSUSE 13.1) and restarting httpd (Apache/2.4.6) always takes 1.5 minute: foobar:~ # time /etc/init.d/apache2 restart redirecting to ...
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Mounting EncFS with PAM at SSH login with password protected key

I'm running OpenSUSE 12.3 on a VM in the cloud and have an EncFS directory set up. I can mount it manually fine. I'm trying to have the directory mounted at SSH login, ideally only for the duration ...
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OTRS installation errors on openSUSE

I have a fresh, text-only installation of openSuSe 13.1 (physical server, old Samsung netbook), and I'm trying to get OTRS up and running. I've installed OTRS using the below commands. I don't think ...
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Install OpenSuse 13/Linux on Intel raid ESRT2 fails. SLES works

I have an Intel box with S2600GZ board. I have tried to install a few Linux distros and non can detect the ESRT2 raid. All distros claim "No disks found". My goal is to install OpenSuse 13. The only ...
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Static IP doesn't take effect after reboot

Yesterday i had do a "zypper up" remoted and then i reboot the server. the connection lost then i went to the data center and check on the server, found out that the IP for eth0 and eth1 all gone. i ...
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Cannot log in into server by any user

I have got a strange problem with one of my servers. The server is running but I cannot log in into it by any user. I found that when I will reboot server it works for some time and then I cannot ...
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install openSuse packges on SLES?

I wish to install a package called 'mosh' onto Suse (not openSuse). The instructions for mosh are to run a simple sudo zypper in mosh. This sadly results in this on suse: 'mosh' not found in package ...
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Can I update libc.so.6 with no risk of breaking the server?

I have a server which for different reasons I cannot upgrade. It's running SUSE 11.4. I need to run a package that requires GLIBC_2.14, and I have GLIB_2.11 The error I'm getting is: ...
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WOL doesn't work if set to anything other than `a` but this setting makes it boot all the time

I manage a small "cluster" of 4 Xeon machines with Intel boards in my lab. They are all plugged to a 5-port 3-Com switch with static IP addresses like 10.0.0.x. They are all running OpenSuse 11.4 and ...
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(simple) linux HA with vmware vsphere?

I hope my upcoming question is specific enough, and you are able and willing to support :-) We have several openSUSE VMs in an ESX-Cluster (three ESX-Servers) with an attached iSCSI-SAN. All of ...
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Lio iSCSI target on OpenSUSE?

I want to use an iSCSI targeting framework that supports SCSI-3 and VAAI for use as an iSCSI SAN cluster across 2 servers. As far as i'm aware I can use either Lio ...
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Checking for updates on OpenSuse 12.1

I have a OpenSuse 12.1 web server as a VPS server. I am logged in as root and I am trying to check if there are any updates available. I've done this many times before but I am now getting the ...
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Problems with new server accessing ldap and mail server/relay (connection timeout and can't contact)

I'm on OpenSUSE 12.3, and setup a mail relay under mail server settings (posix) via yast. I try to send a mail and get timed out: 2013-09-27T15:19:08.745282+01:00 myserver postfix/qmgr[12258]: ...
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Internet explorer cannot display the page, other browsers can, possibly htaccess / server error

After the migration of a high traffic site, from Redhat to Suse, Internet Explorer users (of at least IE 9) have, in some cases, troubles to view the frontpage (error message: "Internet explorer ...
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Install gems of ruby 1.9 bins without suffix in openSuSE

I got issue on my openSuSE instances. By default in openSuSE after installation by gem utility (gem install some_app) you will got something like that: # some_app1.9 # chef-solo1.9 etc. That a ...
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ssh SendEnv from windows to linux server using cygwin

I am doing ssh to a Open SUSE linux server from windows cygwin. I am trying to send one of my local environment variable through the ssh command so that I can load some specific .bashrc file right ...
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OpenSuse: How to bring up the IPv6 stack after an “ifconfig eth0 down”

here is my config for eth0 /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0 BOOTPROTO='static' BROADCAST='' ETHTOOL_OPTIONS='' IPADDR='5.1.0.2/24' IPADDR_V6='5:1:0:1::2/64' MTU='' NAME='82540EM Gigabit Ethernet ...
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how do I force Apache to use http_proxy on Localhost for outbound traffic without iptables?

I have a webserver with several applications of several users. Since I'm not sure what the applications are doing and which outbound http/https traffic they produce, I want to get more control about ...
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How to set telnet start after every reboot in suse 11sp3 x64

I have an issue on sles 11sp3x64 with telnet, if i reboot the machine telnet service not starting automatically. again i have to do service restart manually. is there any way to start automaticaly ...
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On suse What is the difference between TIMEZONE and DEFAULT_TIMEZONE in file /etc/sysconfig/clock? [closed]

As the title says, I would like to know the difference between TIMEZONE and DEFAULT_TIMEZONE on SuSE in the /etc/sysconfig/clock file. In our production server we have this variables like this ...