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AppArmor failing to start

I'm trying to start AppArmor in an openSUSE 11.4 system. I run: rcapparmor start and I always get this error: Starting AppArmor Loading AppArmor module failed Is there any log ...
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Why is my custom error files relative to each virtual host (apache)?

First off, my server config is openSUSE 11.4 and my web server is apache 2.2. I want to change the error files for the web server, but I can't get apache to understand that the error files are not ...
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YaST broken after removing PCRE 7.9

I installed PCRE 8.12 on my server using YaST but found that PCRE 7.9 was still installed and active (as seen via pcretest -C). In order to delete or deactive PCRE 7.9 I tried deleting it using YaST. ...
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PHP file gets download instead of getting executed when browsed in any browser

I have a phpinfo.php file which I am trying to run by browsing to it using browser but the browser downloads the file instead of executing it. phpinfo.php <?php phpinfo(); ?> I followed ...
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How to use suse linux as a small router

I have 2 subnets 192.168.1.0/24 and 192.168.2.0/24 and one suse linux server. The linux has 2 interfaces, eth0 and eth1. I want to configure the suse linux server as a router so that I can make ...
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Auto Start of Proftpd on OpenSuse Linux

I'm trying to activate the Ftpservice on my Root Server, I have OpenSuse installed, and I'm using the xinetd method. I added this to my xineted.conf: service ftp { flags = ...
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Suse11 - How to use external DVD ROM

Hi I am going to install a external DVD ROM to my server, it use USB to connect to the server. I want to ask how to configure my server to detect and use the external server? Thanks
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USB To Serial under OpenSuse 11.3

I have a LogiLink USB-To-Serial adapter. This has the PL2303 chip inside. When I insert the device: [26064.927083] usb 7-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 9 [26065.076090] usb ...
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Why doesn't openSUSE Linux upgrade itself through its software repositories?

openSUSE - fast becoming my favourite Linux distro on the client - doesn't seem to upgrade itself through its own configured software repositories. Do we know why this is the case? Is it a ...
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OpenSUSE 11 server as a router

So, I've been trying for a longer time to set up the server as front-end router for my local network. It's because my server has quite a lot of multimedia on it downloaded a LOT, and the current ...
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kernel panic: Out of memory and no killable processes (SuSe on VMWare ESXi)

we have a server (ESXi virtual machine) at work that time to time gets frozen because of "kernel panic: Out of memory and no killable processes..." Host's memory is 12GB. Configuration of virtual ...
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Missing Ram, memory leak?

I'm running OpenSuse 11 on an HP proliant server with 8G of RAM, occasionally the gnome desktop [whatever is current version] After a while it will just run out of RAM, there will be like 6 or 700k ...
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OpenLDAP compile switches

How can I see how the OpenLDAP executable provided by my distribution (OpenSuSE) was compiled ? After long debugging, I think that my TLS config is simply ignored. I would like to check if slapd was ...
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cron not running

My cron suddenly stopped working. Output of ps -A | grep cron: 3149 ? 00:00:00 cron I have no idea how to interpret that. The only thing I can think of that I did wrong was I chmod 777 my ...
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SUSE EC2 Problem - zypper - Permission denied

I'm trying to use zypper to install gcc on my Amazon EC2 instance running SUSE.When I try:zypper in gcc I get: Retrieving repository 'SLE11-SDK-SP1' metadata [] Permission to access ...
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Problem restoring from tar backup: why are there /dev/disk/by-id/ symlinks and how can I avoid them?

I'm trying to make a bare-bone backup system with the most basic tools available on openSUSE 11.3 (in this case: bash, fdisk, tar & grub legacy) Here's the workflow for my scripts: backup.sh: ...
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MySQL dies during hard work

I have a MySQL database installed on a OpenSuse 11.1 server (it is a Bitnami image). The database works fine, it can stay many days without any error, but when MySQL receives a huge amount of ...
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OpenSuse - have to be logged in to see on network

I have 2 machines - a windows 7 and an opensuse server. they both use the same router. I noticed when setting up xrdp (remote desktop), I could only remote desktop into my opensuse 11.3 machine ...
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Howto configure openSuSE firewall to route local traffic to local ports

I have openSUSE 11.3 installed. I'm using the openSUSE firewall configuration mechanism (/etc/sysconfig/SuSEfirewall2). I have a http server application running on port 8080. I want the http service ...
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Setting Up My Server to Do DNS On OpenSuse 11.3

I am attempting to use my server to be a DNS server. I am having trouble getting the domain setup. Here is what I have so far: /var/lib/named/master/andydaykin.com: $TTL 2d @ IN SOA ...
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SuSE machine broadcasts for dhcp lease before link becomes ready

The machine is running SuSE 11.2. I configured it to connect use DHCP by using the YaST2 graphical networking interface. When I dhcpcd -k eth0 and then dhcpcd eth0 then I get a lease almost ...
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OpenSUSE 11.3 64-bit can't be Installed on AMD Athlon II X2 245

I am not able to install OpenSUSE 11.3 64-bit on my AMD Athlon II X2 245. Whereas, 32-bit version is already installed and running like charm. The process starts fine, it loads the kernel and then ...
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installing rpm without internet connection

i have successfully installed opensuse 11.3 and some packages with yast. i have also installed autodesk maya 2009 rpm package. now the problem is when i try to install autodesk maya rpm package it ...
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finding apache modules

I need to find mod_suexec and mod_rewrite for OpenSUSE 11 x64, as neither module came with my install. I've had most modules I need be included in Apache installs in the past so I'm not too familiar ...
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Wrong timestamps in /var/log/messages

The /var/log/messages file on an openSUSE 11.2 server shows invalid timestamps. Specifically, the timezone seems to be off for whatever process manages this file. I am unsure whether the times are ...
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Best Management Practices for using Winbind?

I'm planning on migrating a few of our Linux servers to use AD authentication via SAMBA/Winbind. Operating system will be openSUSE 11.3 x64. Our AD environment does not have UNIX extensions ...
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Can't access oracle(@1521) and http(8080) even with firewall stopped

I have a Suse11.2 machine with the following services: oracle database XE Jboss+Tomcat6.0 I needed to change oracle default dbms_xdb httpport to 9080, so with that I can use tomcat @8080 port. Since ...
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Understanding what needs to be in place for a server to send outgoing email from a linux box

I am attempting to configure an openSuse 11.1 box to send outgoing email for a domain that the same server is hosting. I don't understand enough about smtp servers and the like to know what needs to ...
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Installing mysql-dev packages on openSuse 11.1

I'm trying to get the Ruby mysql gem installed and running. The installation of this gem requires the presence and availability of mysql dev libraries. mysql --version tells me I'm running ...
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Setting up VPN on server for use with iPhone. How to?

I have an Opensuse 11.1 virtual server with plesk configuration software. I want to set up vpn on the server, so that i can connect to it from my iPhone (running iOS 4, no jailbreak). I want to secure ...
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Phusion passenger (aka mod_rails) on OpenSuse 11

I have a VServer with OpenSuse 11 and Plesk runnning. Right now the server runs a php website. I would like also to run a Rails-Application with mod_rails (phusioin passenger). I have installed ruby ...
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How to configure VNC in Linux Suse

I am trying to configure openSUSE 11.2 "Emerald" for Remote access, and having a problem What I have done: Using YaST -> Network Devices -> Remote Administering -> Allow Remote Administration ...
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Linux: Encryption of a physical LVM volume doesn't imply encryption of its logical subvolumes?

I installed OpenSuse one year ago on my notebook. I created all partitions except /boot inside an LVM partition. I enabled encryption for it during setup. The system asked me a password on each boot ...
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help with visudo

I was trying to make shutdown without root user using visudo I tried the following still it did not work for me hawk ALL=NOPASSWD:/sbin/shutdown -h now
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Unusable Source for Ubuntu image on Xen 3

I'm trying to create a new VM in Xen 3, running Ubuntu 10.4 (32 bit) as the guest OS. Xen 3 is installed on a machine running OpenSuse 11.2. I downloaded the Ubuntu image from the ubuntu.com website ...
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Best linux distribution for Java build server &

we are trying to setup a build server for building our Java projects. Following software will be installed: * Subversion * Jira/Confluence/Crucible/Fisheye ... * Bamboo (continuous integration ...
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Make PATH variable changes permanent on openSuse

Okay, so I'm trying to do something that should be rather simple but for some reason I can't quite seem to make it work. All I simply want to do is add a path to the PATH environment variable in ...
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Enable PasswordAuthentication on OpenSuse 10

I've a virtual instance of Suse 10 running in my VMWare player, and I'm fighting against it to allow ssh password authentcation. How can I make it working since I already have tuned the ...
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what is .ICEAuthority file in opensuse 11.2

what is .ICEAuthority file in opensuse 11.2?
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extract rar files to folder

I tried googling around and checked the man page but couldn't find what I was looking for. Basically need to extract a rar archive to a separate volume. I know: rar e archive.rar will extract it ...
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Unable to make outbound HTTP request on port 8080

I am working from an openSuse 11.1 box, from an essentially clean install. I'm trying to do an SVN export onto the box over http (via apache). Our SVN server is running on port 8080 on the network, ...
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Equivalent of openSuse “zypper ps” on other distros?

I love how "zypper ps" in openSuse 11.2 tells you which currently running processes need to be restarted after an update with "zypper update". How can I do this with other distros, in particular ...
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Removing rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) requirement

I'm building RPMs on my OpenSUSE 11.2 machine and uploading them to a CentOS 5 server. When trying to install, I get messages similar to: error: Failed dependencies: rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) ...
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Upgrading openSUSE 11.1 with Plesk Panel 9.3 to PHP 5.3 [closed]

I'm running a VPS with openSUSE 11.1 (i586). On the VPS is Parallels Plesk Panel 9.3.0 installed. The current PHP-version is PHP 5.2.11. I want to upgrade PHP to PHP 5.3, but I can't find good ...
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Problem after system update. Root permission denied, user lib permission denied

As I updated opensuse 11.1 with update packages from october and november 2009, I couldnt use the command ping. For root it gives Permission denied and for a regular user I get libresolv.so.2: ...
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gparted installed on OpenSuse shows all file system types as greyed out except for hfs

I have had this problem before and fixed it, but I don't recall how I did it and I did not record it (sadness :( ) I have all the requisite commands installed on OpenSuse to support gparted's efforts ...
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OpenSUSE 10.2 two network adapters, one problem

Actually several problems. Let me explain what we are trying to accomplish first: We have a server that sits in two subnets, by having a network adapter plugged into each network. 192.168.10.x and ...
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Which services can I disable in SuSE?

I'm building a linux server using SuSE version 11.1 and I want to run Apache, SNMP, DHCP and SSH. Machine will also be functioning as a router/firewall. I want to run as few services as possible. ...
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Which is easier scaled - LAMP, or LAP + MySQL on seperate VM's?

Which is easier to scale later on - 1 server with a full LAMP stack directly on the OS, or 1 server running VMWare Server 2 with 2 VM's - one running apache and PHP, and the other MySQL. The ...
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MySQL configuration issue Error ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)

I recently installed OpenSuse11.1 and tried configuring mysql with it however after installation I was not even able to start it off I got the following error ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't ...