OpenSuSE (formerly known as SuSE Professional) is the "free" branch of the SuSE distribution family. OpenSuSE is not binary compatible to its bigger brother "SLES".

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High packet in discard percentage

We have several servers running VMWare ESXi 4 on which are virtual machines running OpenSUSE and Windows 2008r2. We also have a server monitoring these vm's using OpenNMS. For several of the OpenSUSE ...
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Clustering a web server

With 4 servers with OpenSuse is it possible to cluster them all together to run websites? What is involved in clustering and is anything special needed to cluster the machines together so they work as ...
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Mercurial upgrade OpenSUSE Linux

I wanted to upgrade mercurial version on OpenSUSE box. This is what I had test99:~/TEST_AREA/hgplayarea # hg --version Mercurial Distributed SCM (version 1.5) Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Matt Mackall ...
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How can I contribute to OpenSuse/SLES packages? [closed]

I've got some improvements for correctness for the tomcat 6 and tomcat 7 packages for SLES. I understand that opensuse is upstream. Where do I start to contribute back to the package?
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VirtualBox Opensuse cloned version doesn't work

I'm using VirtualBox 4.1.22 and have a Opensuse 12.1 VM. When I clone it without any changing (even not MAC address), the cloned version doens't work propperly. It boot for a long time and give ...
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NIS client cannot find NIS server (Opensuse)

I installed NIS server on head node of a virtual cluster(VirtualBox). One of the node (let's say node-1) can find NIS server and work with it, but another node (node-2) just can't find the NIS server ...
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Segmentation faults and lots of zombie processes from sshd user

This problem is happening on a Windows Azure Linux VM running openSUSE 12.1 In the past days I have found many unavailability problems that forced me to a reboot from management console (no even SSH ...
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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. ...