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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 ...
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Install YAST package under Ubuntu

How to install a YAST metapackage (.ymp) package under Ubuntu? Are there any tools for converting a .ymp to a .deb or to an installation script?
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How do I block IP addresses in SuSEFirewall?

Does SuSEfirewall in OpenSuSE 11 provide an easy way to block all traffic from a list of IP addresses? Ideally just a textfile into which I can put all IP addresses I want blocked, otherwise some ...
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How to setup a database driven login permission system Linux

For a kind of Internet Café we want to do the following: People buy access for their username for a specific time period. E.g. the coming hour. The coming hour they can log in on an OpenSuse box ...
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Mysql client connect error

I have upgraded MySQL from version 5.0 to version 5.1 and now cannot access mysql from the commandline as mysql -uroot. The error message is as follows: Can't connect to local MySQL server through ...
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How do I remove a package in openSUSE without installing anything?

I have an openSUSE server with lots of unnecessary packages installed, which I'd like to remove. However, I find that when I try to do that zypper often wants to install other packages in their place? ...
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Cannot Login as root

At my work we ship our product on pre-installed servers as a software/hardware package. We are using open SUSE 10.3 for the OS and we setup and we always log in with the root user to do maintenance ...
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Keeping packages on a large number of openSUSE servers updated

Question for anyone out there managing a network of openSUSE machines. How do you keep track of and apply updates? I know about YaST Online Update (YOU) but it seems more geared towards keeping a ...
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Where are the repos with development tools for SUSE (SLED 11)?

I've just got a new netbook from HP with SLED 11 pre-installed. It works OK, but I cannot find the software I need in the online repostories. I am a FreeBSD and Debian user, so for me, "if it's not in ...
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Can't find httpd.conf

I can't find httpd.conf I am running openSuse 11, and installed apache, its started and working.
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Changing system date & time in OpenSuse 11.1

Opensuse 11.1 date command shows: # date Wed Dec 23 11:43:27 EST 2009 And I want to change it to current date i.e. July 29 00:50:12 2009. The command I am using to do that is # date -s "29 July ...
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How do I enable jconsole on an opensuse machine?

This may seem like a simple question, but I can't find a solid answer! How do I view jconsole in OpenSUSE 11.1? I have an applet that I'm hosting, and I'd like to be able to debug it on-the-server. ...
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Installing Hamachi on OpenSUSE 11.1 - Where do I get strip?

I tried to install Hamachi this morning. However, when running "make install", I got the error: "install: cannot run strip: No such file or directory" Where do I get the strip binary? It's not in ...
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Opensuse 11.1 console won't wake up after suspend

I run my home machine at runlevel 3, as I use Nomachine to remote into it from my laptop. I use s2ram --force to suspend it at night. When I power it back on, everything works fine - my NX Session is ...
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Why isn't my shell script executing on startup

I'd like my openSuse 11.1 server to run a small shell script on startup. I've created a the script and put a symbolic link to the script in /etc/init.d/rc5.d/. Yet, the script does not get executed. ...
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Installing Subversion on OpenSuse or Ubuntu for Linux newbie

I currently sell a program to admin the Subversion server on Windows. I had several customers ask me, if my program could admin a Linux box through a mapped Samba drive. I need to setup a test server ...