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How resolution can be increased in a hyper-v virtual machine of windows 8 [closed]

i already have Windows 8 from MSDNAA. I'm very interested in Hyper-V, so i've created an hyper-v virtual machine with openSUSE. If i connect, i have only a 800x600 resolution. I have not found any ...
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OpenVPN subnet routing on openSuSE

First off: I have looked all over for a solution to this, but couldn't find anything. How can I make OpenVPN's subnet accessible to my LAN? BACKGROUND INFORMATION: I have an openSUSE 12.1 box that ...
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Reset OpenSUSE file permissions across system

I was wondering if there is a set of commands that you can run to reset file permissions to default. A bunch of directories/files got their permissions changed on my server due to me copying and ...
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OpenSUSE reinstall Yast

I just can't understand what just happend? I installed an openSUSE system, the original plan was to use it as an internal DNS Server for easyer access to all of the internal network computers. ...
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on suse11 executables are run using sh instead of bash. How to change this

On Suse 11 though the default shell is bash, when I run any executable shell like ./IsCurrentShell then this script is run using sh instead of bash. How can I make this behavior to change such that ...
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Can't connect or ping to internet from my device using crossover ethernet [closed]

I followed this post to connect my Raspberry Pi (an ARM-based computer) to my PC via crossover cable to use wifi connection of my PC (openSUSE 11.4): (UPDATE: now I have openSUSE 12.1) ...
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Cannot setup MySQL SSL: unable to read certificate

I want to enable MySQL SSL. I have all the certificates and keys in /etc/ssl/private/myhost. They are also (successfully) used by Apache2. I don't have SELinux or AppArmor running. I configured ...
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/var/log/messages spammed with POLLERR messages

I've started seeing /var/log/messages growing in size indefinitely with these lines: Aug 1 12:47:27 linux-jblp syslog-ng[1947]: POLLERR occurred while idle; fd='16' Process 1947 is this: root ...
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Postgres 9.2 beta for Suse SLES

I am searching the internets high and low, but can't find any Postgres 9.2 beta versions for any SLES versions. Can I take some Fedora RPM or similiar, or can someone tell me how to find the RPMs on ...
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SLES Devel Packages?

It seems SLES 11.2 (and OpenSUSE) are missing many devel (dev) packages common in other distros such as Ubuntu Server or CentOS. I understand that packages / deps may be wrapped up in other-named ...
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DRAM ECC error detected on the NB

From the past couple of days I am getting this annoying message continuously. Could anyone please tell me what this means and what I should do to fix this? I am using Opensuse 12.1 Message from ...
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Network issue with OpenSuse 12.1 running on Vmware Workstation 8

I am currently doing some development work and need to test it on a server platform before installing into onto the production server, for obvious reasons. The other day I successfully installed ...
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SUSE VM looking for wrong partition Ids

I've got a SUSE instance running on a Hyper-V (Win Server 2008 R2) host. Initial install was fine. After setting up Apache, MySQL, etc... I shut down the VM and snapshotted it (So I could revert if ...
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How to create an alias for linux server name?

The openSUSE server name is 'darkhelmet'. I want to create an alias 'dh' for it. So I can also type 'ssh dh' and 'http://dh' would work too. What file/files and where do I have to edit to make this ...
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getting warning messages “avahi-daemon[3201]: Invalid query packet.” on suse 10.1 server with raid 1

I had recently replaced a failing hard drive on my software raid 1 system with suse 10.1 , and i am checking for any warning messages on " var/log/warn " and i found this message ...
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How to replace my Unix( SUSE Linux 10.1) raid drive

Im new to this server stuff and , i have a server with SUSE Linux 10.1 on it with Raid 1 hard drives , i want to replace one of the raid drives but don't really know if i remove the drive and attach ...
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iptables after drop ftp goes through

I cannot deny access to FTP for a IP address. First of all i needed to deny everything so i did like this: #iptables -F #iptables -P INPUT DROP #iptables -P OUTPUT DROP #iptables -P FORWARD DROP ...
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dkimproxy unable to read private key

I just found this error in my server logs May 17 14:55:07 marcus dkimproxy.out[1005]: signing error: Error: cannot read /etc/ssl/private/dkim_server/dkim_server.key: Permission denied dkimproxy ...
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Server mysteriously rebooting

I have a VPS that almost daily performs a reboot. I finally managed today to get a clue from my logs May 12 03:14:49 sshd[19379]: Did not receive identification string from 173.212.118.167 May 12 ...
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WLAN0 not coming up

if have recently installed OpenSuse 11.1 from a dvd and then, following this advice , upgraded to 11.2, 11.3, 11.4 and finally 12.1 (no comment on this one, please...). Now the problem is that my ...
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getent passwd fails, getent group works?

I've almost got my AD integration working completely on my OpenSUSE 12.1 server. I have a OpenSUSE 11.4 system successfully integrated into our AD environment. (Meaning, we use ldap to authenticate to ...
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Home directory owner is root instead of user

I am adding users using the command useradd in opensuse 12.1 and creating a home directory on NFS. The problem here is the home directory's owner is root instead of user. msvlsi67:~ # useradd -g ...
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Relocating MySQL data files

I would like to move everything that is related to my current MySQL database(s) into a subdirectory of /home/mysql. I don't need to move log files or my.cnf, only data. I don't know where the actual ...
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opensuse syslinux in a submenu

I'm trying to create a netboot installer that allows installing various versions of linux. My TFTP server is dnsmasq from debian wheezy. I've got debian, ubuntu, and fedora working fine, but I'm ...
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How to test if a vpn has been established correctly between two pc's?

I'm trying to connect two pc's using IPsec and StrongSwan. The first pc, which I want it to be the server runs openSUSE and the client pc runs Fedora. So after installing StrongSwan in the first pc ...
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How do I upgrade php on openSuse?

I'm currently running openSuse 12.1 with php 5.3.8 and would like to upgrade to 5.4. How may I do this? I'm used to just installing software packages with yast.
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How to change Firebird default port in linux?

I'm trying to change firebird (2.5.1) default port from 3050 to 3051 on OpenSuse 11.4 So I installed firebird (install.sh) and in /opt/firebird/firebird.conf I uncommented and changed ...
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installation & configuation the Apache 2 on OpenSuse 12.1 - a quick walktrough

experts, good day. sorry for being the newbie - i am pretty new to linux and Apache. i am pretty new to Linux i tried to installl & configure the Apache 2 on OpenSuse 12.1 - here my quick ...
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How do I fix 'mail: command not found' on OpenSuse 12.1?

I'm sure this is a simple question but I've spent a long time Googleing to no end. I'm simply trying to send an email from commmand line in OpenSuse12.1 using a "default" mail program that is ...
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SUSE 12.1 Apache startup after oci8 installation

I have got a virtual server running opensuse 11.4 with apache, php, oracle instantclient, and oci installed through pecl. The steps it took for me to have it up and running on 11.4 were: # Install ...
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Installing libgd2 in Suse

I normally work on CentOS and Ubuntu machines but I have been busting my head against the wall trying to install libgd2 on Suse (Suse Enterprise Server 11. x86_64). Plenty of google searches point me ...
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DocumentRoot is /srv/www/htdocs; how to enable ~/public_html?

I have installed a LAMP stack on my OpenSUSE 11.4 server. Currently, the DocumentRoot is set to /srv/www/htdocs but I want my users to be able to use ~/public_html just as they would in a shared ...
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Processes in uninterruptable sleep killing server

I have a opensuse 11 64 bit server with some issues I'm not sure how to solve. I'm getting hundreds of these in the porocess list: 4 0 3105 1 20 0 55420 3488 646312 Sl ? 0:02 ...
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changing the mount point of software raid enabled disk

Basically what I want to achieve is the following. I have two disks and have enabled software raid on these. The df shows the following: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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df showing wrong size on opensuse in brand new disk

I have just installed a new 2TB disk, but "df -h" shows only 1.8TB - total size, and 1.7TB of free space. I have not used the disk yet. I realized it after I ran "mke2fs -t ext4". Here are some ...
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How to Manually Xen bridging setup on OpenSUSE for two DomU

I've been having problems with Xen networking on OpenSUSE, specifically with getting Dom0 opening a TCP connection to the DomU. Other machines on the network can open TCP connections to all 3, so I'm ...
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Can't update opensuse from 11.4 to 12.1 because of lack of space in /var

I'm trying to update opensuse from version 11.4 to 12.1. The required download size is more than 1.0 GB, but my filesystem /var is precisely 1.0 GB, that's why zypper stops while downloading .rpm ...
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Good personal proxy for OpenSUSE - Squid?

I've recently installed OpenSUSE on a VMWarePlayer VM on a windows server 2008R2 (x64) machine. I'd like to set up a SOCKS(?) proxy that allows me to relay connections via my home network from ...
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resume device /dev/sda1 not found

I created a new VirtualBox machine from a vmdk file that is from an existing OpenSuse VM. It starts to boot and then i get this: However, in the original VM i have ONE drive with two partitions ...
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Get (none):~ when logging in

I have an OpenSUSE server, I have disable login by password and only allow authorized_keys to log in. However, when I restart my server, I got the weird terminal (none):~ # But things are still ok ...
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Apache not starting after upgrade to OpenSuse 12.1

Few days back, I upgraded to openSuse 12.1 from openSuse 11.04 vai online upgrade. Now if try to start apache server as - sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 start it gives error as - redirecting to ...
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Linux [Hardware Error] message from kernel

Since yesterday I get the following message every few minutes: Message from syslogd@hostname at Nov 23 12:31:17 ... kernel:[8024326.816370] [Hardware Error]: MC4_STATUS: Corrected error, other ...
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Scheduling Perl Script in Cron.d

I am trying to schedule a perl script to run daily, but I am not sure if I am doing everything right. The script I want to run is to update AWStats each day, without manually having to press update. ...
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can't run a shell script(which runs a gui installer after a while) with both sudo and kdesu in openSUSE

I'm trying to install a software which comes with a shell script to install, and I need to run this in su because of some drivers it installs. When I try to run this shell script with sudo: ➜ lab ...
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Virtual Host not working

I'm trying to setup Apache virtual hosting in openSUSE, for a site called abc.com (example purposes only). When I go to http://localhost/mysites/abc.com/index.html on my browser, it opens correctly. ...
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OpenSUSE libldap undefined symbol

Recently an OpenSUSE server had its root password changed (some say this mightve been a hacker or anything), I have no idea how or why, but they asked me to fix this. Now the problem what I'm having ...
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SUSE box hangs possibly due to Reiserfs partition issue

I've got a SUSE box with 8GB RAM and Reiserfs filesystem which has been running smoothly for over 4 years with no o/s and h/w related problems. The box serves a couple of (database driven) sites of ...
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Having users su/sudo in Linux based on Active Directory group when using pam_winbind

I'm using openSUSE 11.4 which has Active Directory configuration built-in to Yast (which does all the pam_winbind, Kerberos, nss, Samba-client stuff for you) and I can successfully authenticate ...
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Ldap ssh authentication is super slow… any way to speed it up?

I am running OpenSUSE. Here is the output of ssh -vvv: OpenSSH_5.8p1, OpenSSL 1.0.0c 2 Dec 2010 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: Applying options for * debug2: ...
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How to access svn repo via subclipse?

I want to use svn on my root server so I performed following steps: install subversion using yast add group svn add a user with group svn create svn repo using svnadmin create chgrp on repo folder ...