SuSE Linux Enterprise Server is the "professional" SuSE distribution. To get support and patches from the manufacturer (now Attachmate, previously Novell) you have to purchase a license.

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Linux SUSE - how to check (from root) if a package is already installed?

Simple question on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (simple for someone who's not a total ignorant on the topic like me I am guessing): how do I check from root if a given package is already ...
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How to install VNC server on Linux SUSE EC2 instance?

Assuming I can ssh to my Linux instance (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1) as root and that I can transfer files into it - how do I install a VNC server (let's say RealVNC free version) on the ...
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How to get password for EC2 Linux instance?

I am exploring Amazon EC2. I created a Linux SUSE instance etc. now I am trying to remote into it from my mac using a VNC client (Chicken of the VNC client): I have the public dns of the instance ...
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Changing the text of the kerberos passwd prompt

We are running kerberos (krb5-1.7) on SLES 11 SP1. Our users seem to have trouble changing their passwords with the password command. They are confused by the initial prompt, and don't understand ...
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SLES 11.1 install dvd accidentally added to yast

I was attempting to install the SLES 11.1 SDK via yast and the dvdrom. I left the SLES SP1 install dvd in the drive accidentally and fired up yast. I also inadvertently added the actual OS install to ...
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Making Apache 2.2 on SuSE Linux Case In-Sensitive. Which is a better approach?

Problem: http://<server>/home/APPLE.html http://<server>/hoME/APPLE.html http://<server>/HOME/aPPLE.html http://<server>/hoME/aPPLE.html All the above ...
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Tomcat 5.5 and Tomcat 6 side by side on same server

On Suse Linux server I have Tomcat 5.5. installed (port 8080) Can I also install Tomcat 6 on the same server (side by side) but on different port (for example 8081). Are there any pitfalls I should ...
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Installing a package (e.g. git) without internet access on SLES

I am trying to install git on a SUSE linux server that, to all intents and purposes, doesn't have internet access. It would appear that I also need to install some dependencies for git. Is there ...
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LiveLinux PPC variant to boot and perform dd on SAS drive?

Ok here's the deal. In trying to install SLES 11, partd says it cannot read the partitioning on my SAS disk. Specifically I can reuse the existing AIX partition table but not edit it. The drive is SAS ...
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Zypper error while loading shared libraries

I'm doing some work on a Suse enterprise server and I lost connection durring a system update. Now I can no longer use zypper and get the following error: zypper: error while loading shared ...
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Remote network SLES install error on ia64

Does anyone have any experience installing SLES though lanboot on ia64? I have done plenty of network SLES installs for i386 and x86_64, even PowerPC, but for some reason ia64 is stumping me. I have ...
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SLES 9 KDE - Bash script to delete panel icon from desktop?

We have several SLES 9 servers with KDE desktops. We need to remove a couple of the icons that are in the panel on the bottom left of the desktop next to the "Start" button. I'd like to push out a ...
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Using tar on SLES Linux

I am trying to install some package from these instructions: http://www.franz.com/agraph/support/documentation/v4/server-installation.html#header3-25 I run this command: tar zxf ...
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Permanently change IP address on SuSE 10

I am trying to change IP address of a SuSE 10 machine that is running Tomcat. I need to create a shell script to do this so could not use YaST. As some sites suggested on my Google search, I edited ...
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Why is mcrypt not included in most Linux distributions?

libmcrypt is a powerful encryption library that is very popular with PHP-based applications. However, most Linux distributions do not include it. This causes problems for many users that need to ...
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how to detect a process which is continuosly eating the disk space

on our linux system (suse), one of the partition is nfs-mounted and some process is continuously eating the disk space in it, leaving behind zero bytes to write. How can I figure out this process or ...
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SLES 11 SDK repositories

is there a way to add SLES 11 SDK repositories without having to download and burn the ISO ?
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Samba PDC share slow with LDAP backend

The scenario I have a SUSE SLES 11.1 SP1 machine as Samba master PDC with LDAP backend. In one share there are Database files for a Client-Server application. I log XP and Windows 7 machines to the ...
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How to install Oracle extensions for PHP on Linux SUSE?

does anyone have some experience in installing the ORACLE PHP extensions (oci_connect()) on Linux SUSE ? Thank you Antonio
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Plone ERROR ZServer uncaptured python exception

Afternoon, I'm running Plone 2.5.3 on SLES 10. With a separate Apache server (192.168.6.80) using mod rewrite to access Plone. Recently been experiencing slow performance loading pages. When I ...
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ip_queue: full on an SUSE application server. What to do?

An application server (SUSE 64bit) that has my app. on it is emitting "ip_queue: full" message and is refusing connection (e.g. can't ping). My app. is an EJB application that uses JBoss5, and it ...
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Is there a CentOS equivalent for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server?

Is there an equivalent distribution that is to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server what CentOS is to Red Hat Enterpise Linux?
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What's SUSE linux? Why does it cost more on Amazon EC2?

What's the difference between EC2's "linux/unix" server, and "SUSE Linux" ? Why does SUSE cost more? Is it better?
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RDAC MPP driver erratic path fail-over errors

In my central syslog I can see a some instances ofo the following error from LSI's RDAC multi-pathing driver for Linux. [RAIDarray.mpp]MY_NICE_STORAGE_ARRAY:1:0:7 Cmnd-failed try alt ctrl 0. vcmnd SN ...
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Install and configure ffmpeg on Suse 10 (without yum)

can someone direct me over a good tutorial on ffmpeg installation on Linux (specifically on Suse 10). I have to say the yum install ffmpeg option is unavaiable, as yum isn't even present on this Linux ...
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Install Plesk on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 32-bit [closed]

I have an SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 32-bit server and wanted to install Plesk on it. I am following steps from ...
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GroupWise 8.0.2 Linux PO Setup and SDD Problem

Have a bit of a GW problem, and I'm a bit stumped using the usual sources ( forums, TIDs, etc. ) even though the issue is theoretically quite straightforward. The primary problem: I cannot set up a ...
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Oracle11g-x64-ent install on SUSE Linux have many check errors

I have searched widely, but didn't find out much about these errors. What are they, and should I be concerned? Oracle11g-x64-ent 11.1.0.6.0, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 (x86_64), the ...
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Configure Suse Enterprise Linux to automatically boot into Failsafe mode

We have a server which has trouble booting normally. The server is an HP Proliant DL380G6, running SuSe Enterprise Linux 10 Service Pack 2. When we try to boot it, it goes into some sort of disk ...
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Trouble accessing port 25 on an EC2 instance

I don't seem to be able to access port 25 on an instance on Amazon EC2. I have opened the port in the security group and in the iptables firewall. I have opened other ports (including 22 and 80) the ...
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Why do I get a “using password: YES” error even when I don't give the -pXXXX parameter?

I'm getting this error when softweb:~ # mysql ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES) I'm not even inputting the password and its telling me that I'm ...
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Java fat client slow when connecting to localhost, fast with remote

I'm having problems with a (usually) latency bound desktop java application connecting to a custom database server. While it's working on a remote host (windows XP) it's fast (big form opens in under ...
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Amazon EC2: Can we use our own license for Suse Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We have an existing SUSE Linux server with license we want to move to Amazon EC2. I want to know if we can pay the ...
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Installing php-hash on SUSE 10.1

I need the PHP function hash_hmac which is not part of my distribution on my virtual server running SUSE 10.1. Trying to install it with yast2 --install php-hash leads to the following message: No ...
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Trustees Being Ignored on NSS Volume

I'm trying to figure out what's going on here. I migrated a server from NW6.5SP8 to OES2 Linux. All the trustees on the NSS volumes came over and at some point in the past week, they started being ...
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System init file

I need to enable quota's in my linux system. As mentioned in this article which suggests to run quotaon command in sysinit file. I am using Suse Linux Enterprise Edition. Where can I find this file. ...
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System resets after swap memory is consumed partially

My System resets even if swap memory is consumed partially. What can be the reason for this? How can I can overcome this situation? I am using Suse Linux Enterprise Edition
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Remote install software on SLES 10

I know my way around Ubuntu, but Suse is new to me. At work I've been given a task that requires me to install software, pdftk specifically, on our remote servers. Googling around led me to look ...
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Multiple Disks during Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 installation

I am installing SLES11 on my server (8 x 1TB disks), and I am installing the Xen Hypervisor mode(but I guess the is irrelevant to my question). I have a question how to setup my disks paritions (I ...
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linux suse 10 apache related

My application is using apache and the server is integrated with siteminder. I am using suse 10, when I run cat command I am getting the following error: cat: symbol lookup error: ...
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SLES 10 ulimit shows core dumps unlimited, but no dumps occur

Core dump limits are disabled for a user using the normal /etc/security/limits.conf mechanism: # ulimit -a core file size (blocks, -c) unlimited However, running a segfault test shows no ...
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SLES9 iostat -En

With Solaris if I do iostat -En I can check if my disk has any stats soft error or hard error. $iostat -En c1t0d0 Soft Errors: 0 Hard Errors: 0 Transport Errors: 0 Vendor: SEAGATE Product: ...
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How to display SSH banner at login, but only for password authentication

I have a warning message that is displayed to a user after they enter their username to log in to our Linux servers. I only want to display this message for password authentications, and not when ...
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SUN X4250 OS SuSe - ILOM IP?

is there a way or command if im login to SuSe Linux shell which can show me the ILOM IP address. Machine type SUN Netra X4250.
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Can someone implement LVM on an existing single-hard disk system?

I am using SuSE Linux (10) and I am considering expanding the available disk, without resizing an existing partition (which is not easy to do on a VM). Instead, I want to create another virtual disk, ...
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Heartbeat on SLES 11

I am trying to setup Linux-HA (Heartbeat) on a new SLES 11 Server anyone know of a good step-by-step for this the site's docs leave a little to be desired... Thanks!
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Specifying network settings during SLES 11 auto installation

I'm setting up an autoinst.xml file for auto-installing SLES 11. I get prompted for the various interface settings per below, but they don't seem to stick once the server reboots. I don't think I ...
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Why does eth0 show an IP if I'm booting into runlevel 1?

I'm having some issues with networking on a new Linux server I'm building. The OS is SLES 11. When booting into runlevel 1, I see that eth0 is showing an IP. Physically, there is a network cable ...
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What is the best way to remote desktop into a Suse machine from Windows 7?

The Suse machine is a vmware virtual machine on my laptop. I can log in to the console using the VmWare app, but would like to log into a graphical user interface from Windows 7. As you can tell i ...
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Enabling DB2 Database for Full Text Searching

I'm trying to enable full text searching on a DB2 V9.5 database, SuSe Enterprise Linux. Net Search Extender has been installed and db2text service starts without problems. When I execute the ...