Quadruple Boot (W7, Ubuntu, Mint, OpenSuse)

I have been generally happy with Ubuntu 11.04 and continued evaluating different distros this past few weeks to determine which I will be moving my other desktops to. I started with Ubuntu (Wubi) install , which was on the same partition of my laptop's 750GB drive that also ran Windows 7 Ultimate 64 ...

Ubuntu Can't make an Opensuse 11.4 start-up disk.

I'm using Xubuntu 11.04.Now, I'm not sure if i'm getting something here, but none of the Opensuse 11.04 iso's work for making a start-up disk.I can have any other distro work with the start-up disk creator. But not just Opensuse. You can select it with the "other" tab, but it isn't shown o ...

Are openSUSE slices in the plans?

I'm a (happy) Slicehost customer. I think that I started with a CentOS 4.3 slice and then moved on to my current slice with CentOS 5.Although I'm NOT thinking of changing of distribution ("distro") right now, I'm wondering if Slicehost is considering adding openSUSE - http://en.opensuse.org/ - to th ...

OpenSuse vs. Debian

Hey... I have just installed Debian, and I'm having a problem with it - I can't add another typing language. It's kinda problematic, cause I'm not English.On the other hand, with OpenSuse, I'm having problems with applications and the ones I install don't show up on the menu.So... Basically they bot ...

Apply Ubuntu font rendering in openSUSE

The way fonts look in Ubuntu 10.10 is clean and "normal", and I want to apply the look/style to openSUSE 11.4. For some reason the font is very poor looking non matter what font I try. Is anyone familiar with how to get this done? ...

Opensuse + Version of nmon2rrd: 12e + nmon 11d

I have nmon2rrd + nmon running on my Linux OpenSuse 10.2 box.nmon2rrd 12enmon 11dSee my stats there are some graphs empty how can I get these graphs filled ???http://www.malaja.net/nmon/malaja/2008/oct/23/ ...

Nmon error on OpenSuse 11.2 (compiled on Opensuse 11.1)

I have compiled the latest source on Opensuse 11.1 there I can run Nmonwithout problems on Opensuse 11.2 I got the following error message:./nmon_x86_opensusenmon_x86_opensuse: malloc.c:3096: sYSMALLOc: Assertion `(old_top ==(((mbinptr) (((char *) &((av)->bins((1) - 1) * 2)) - __builtin_offse ...

DB2 9.5 Installation on opensuse 11

I am newbee to db2 9.5. I have download db2 9.5 and installed in opensuse 11 and my home pc, but db2 is not starting automatically. so please guide me how sort out this issue. ...

GPFS on OpenSuse 11.4

just a quick question: our organization is contemplating installing GPFS to share the contents of a fibre-channel RAID among two servers. Both servers are currently running OpenSuse 11.4. Is there any chance of getting GPFS to work in these circumstances or are SLES/RHEL absolutely necessary/highly ...

wpn111 for ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to get ubuntu 10.04 to work my netgear wpn111 usb network adaptor. installed build essentials. attempted to install ndiswrapper but continue to get "ndiswrapper 1.9 not installed". perhaps someone can tell me something I'm missing.:confused: ...

Ubuntu openSUSE 11

Im currently using maverick on my netbook.It has a 160GB HDD and buntu is currently using the entire Hard disk (no partitions).I want to install openSUSE 11 alongside the ubuntu install (dual boot).Is that possible to do without losing my data? Will i have to make another partition for suse?If yes,h ...

Windows 7 + Ubuntu 10.10 + openSUSE 11.3

Hi, I have been using Ubuntu for about a year using wubi. Now I would like to do a clean ubuntu installation and hope to make a triple boot (with win7 and openSuse). I am not very confident to do this. Could anyone give me any suggestion(s)?I read that install opensuse first then ubuntu makes an eas ...

Ubuntu Opensuse

I recently begin to try Gnu/linux OS and try a lot of linux distributions,I finally chose Ubuntu, i love it , but somebody informed me that bug solving and security upgrades in ubuntu submit with delay against Opensuse or some other distros,How do you think? Please guide me,Do you believe for a enth ...

error Installing IDS WorkGroup 11.50 UC3 on openSuse

I have installing IDS WorkGroup 11.50 UC3 on OpenSuse and return the followind error:The wizard cannot continue because of the followind error: could not load wizard specified in /wizard.inf (104)I exported the variable INFORMIXDIR and execute the followind command in the prompt:./ids_installSomebod ...

Do not know how to Install a Nvidia Driver in OpenSuse 10.2

there i am a newbie to OpenSuse because i have taken the plunge to swap from XP to OpenSuse 10.2 but if I try to run a program that requries accelartation it says it needs the Graphics Driver. I have a GeForce 6200.:-| http://www.daniweb.com/techtalkforum...on_neutral.gif ...

Will OpenSuSE solve the crippled multimedia section of the official SuSE?

I am thinking about switching over to OpenSuSE even if it is a bit less stable (aka "Fedora-izing"), I am rather put out with the multimedia section right now, as RealPlayer is the only one that will play music and even then it does a very poor job of doing it as my sound goes in and out w ...

opensuse v10b4 newbie

I am linux newbie from Finland and I have installed opensuse v10b4 few days ago.My problem is, when I try to install the a-link wlan usb driver with command line I get error :Code: ...

Problem Solved: Unable to restore Thunderbird profile on opensuse 10

I just installed opensuse 10, and then realized it doesn't have Tbird by default. I really like using Tbird because I can save my default directory and therfore move easily between different distros of Linux without loosing all of my settings, saved mail, etc. Since Tbird wasn't originally available ...

Emachines M6805 and OpenSuse 10.1 alpha??

and thanks for looking *edit* Just a note. The is the OpenSuse 10.1 r3 I have a M6805 laptop. It is an AMD 64 3000+with the Broadcom BCM4306 Wireless adapter, Rtk AC97sound, and an ATI 9800 pro.I have Suse 10 32 bit installed on this laptop and running fine.Of coarse with a few exceptions. This is w ...

opensuse 10.2 dual boot to windows

everyone i just reinstalled my windows coz i really need it with for my apps, but before i reinstalled it i am dual booting it with my opensuse, now the problem is i am not prompted to the usual OS selection using open suse grub i think coz it is overwritten with my windows installation? im not that ...

Update on openSuSE

I am currently downloading evaluation version of 10.0 via bitTorrent. I did notice that 10.1 is available free download, see below from http://www.opensuse.org/Imageownload.pngRelease TableDistribution Status CurrentVersion Edition InstallationSupport Media How to getSUSE Linux Released 10.0 Retail ...

64BIT Version of OpenSUSE 10.0

Has anybody tried this video card wtih linux?? Winfast PX7800 GTX TDH 256DDR3 PCI Express and if so what driver did you download for it?? I'm putting OpenSUSE 10.0 64bit verion on this system. Thank you for your time on this matter.AMD64 X2 4200+2GB Dual Channel DDR PC3200ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe250GB ...

OpenSuSE 10.0 Mail Server

I've been setting up a generic mail server with OpenSuSE 10.0 and noticed something weird. My netstat displayed port 25 listening, but.. its listening on the loopback. tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:25 0.0.0.0:* LISTENTo my understand, having the 127.0.0.1:25 instead of 0.0.0.0* prevents me from telnet to that p ...

openSUSE 10.1 + Firefox 1.5.0.3 + Java 1.5 = NO JAVA???

I'm using the just released openSUSE 10.1 along with the installed-by-default Firefox 1.5.0.3. I have also installed Java 1.5. Problem: java isn't working. However, firefox isn't showing the usual "Missing plugin" thing, instead, the area where the applets should be is just completely blan ...

The Newbie Guide to the FTP install of OpenSUSE 10.1

I stayed up late last night playing with the Net install for opensuse 10.1, and decided to write a short "how to" on it. Thought I would share it with you....The Newbie Guide to the FTP install of OpenSUSE 10.1 http://opensuse.us/viewtopic.php?t=149Quote: ...

openSUSE still the same?

I heard that SuSE will be calle OpenSuSE. Why do they have to change it. Who develops suse anyway? Novell or OpenSuse? what's the difference between the retail version and the free one? Will the retail version be called opensuse too? WIll they be different? ...

Problem about Installing NS-2.29 on OpenSuse 10.1

I got a OpenSuse 10.1 on VMware a few days ago. Almost Everything was installed as default settings.Now I am trying to compile ns2.29 all in on package. But first of all xgraphic.c is giving me a lot of errors, but the installation script said it is not required, so I could get through.Then it got s ...

Opensuse 10.0 changed the name of the network device from ath0 to ath1

hiI have opensuse 10.0 and I've replaced the wireless card (the same product).after restart, I have now ath1 instead of ath0knows someone howto change it back to ath0 ?to delete with yast and setup again doesn't help !in /etc/sysconfig/network, I have only one entry: ifcfg-wlan-id-00:14:6c:30:b3:5ag ...

problem in installing opensuse

i am a newbie to linux and want to try out opensuse linuxi have got all 5 cd's iso image on a dvd that came with a magazinei burned the files using a third party software and installation startedi selected safe mode and during media check system always hangs..it does not report error.. i've burned t ...

opensuse 10.2 alpha3 booting from cd1 image problem

I have downloaded opensuse 10.2 alpha3 from the net.when i am trying to install it i get "<0> kernel panic not syncing killing init !" error message after acpi_hw_low_level_read sentenceits something like this.....acpi_hw_low_level_read 0xa/0x7s...<0> kernel panic not syncing.k ...

Can't get DHCP IP address with OpenSUSE 10.1 and 3COM's 3c905C network card

Hi, I installed OpenSUSE 10.1 on the Dell Optiplex GX110 which has built in 3COM's 3c905C adapter. But for some reason, It just can't get valid DHPC IP address, always 169.254.*.* address, which means no connectivity. I know the adapter is good because it works in the Windows 2K/XP and I suppose Ope ...

Upgrade to opensuse 10.1

I am using opensuse 10.0. I want to upgrade to 10.1Is there a way to keep the old data on the harddrive? ...

opensuse 10.2 repositories

I thought it was time to try something different, so I decided to install opensuse 10.2, knowing it's still Alpha. I had no problems installing it and everything seem to be working fine. However, getting mp3s to work seems rather difficult, as I can't find any repositories that would contain the nec ...

error MD5 checksum download opensuse source

I am newbie in linux. i just realized that my downloaded image CD (.iso) from http://en.opensuse.org/Released_Version#x86 is wrong. i checked it with a MD5 checker program in my windows partition.does it means i have to reinstall my linux partition?best ...

openSUSE 10.2 will not start KDE

I am very new to linux. I have dual booted many versions of the os. But I have never really learned alot about it. I'm ready now. I installed OpenSUSE 10.2 Alpha 5 on my system. It is dual-booting with windows xp pro using GRUB. I have installed it 4 times now trying to correct this problem. The fir ...

Dual boot OpenSuSE and RHEL4 with the same network user

This is a bit of an unusual question, but here it goes: Been using OpenSuSE 10.1 on my work PC, and have been very happy with it. The thing is that one of the applications I need to run on it (the WindRiver Workbench environment) is officially supported only on Enterprise distributions like Red Hat ...

Update with openSuSE 10.2

What will hapen if I try to update my SuSE 10.0 with an openSuSE 10.2 ? ...

openSUSE 10.2:problem dual booting windows (recognizing /dev/hda and more....)

Greetings.INTRODUCTIONI apologize aforehand if this question has been asked before, but I didn't manage to find an answer to my exact situation in these forums/google using the keywords I used... So... who am I? I'm a newbie in linux. I recently got curious about this operating system, so after some ...

gDesklets and openSuSE 10.2

Having trouble installing gDesklets for openSuSE 10.2. I get this error:checking for GDESKLETS... configure: error: Package requirements (pygtk-2.0 >= 2.4.0 pyorbit-2 >= 2.0.1 gnome-python-2.0 >= 2.6.0) were not met.Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if youinstalled ...

OpenSUSE 10.2 installation variations in Gnome

I have installed/reinstalled OpenSUSE 10.2 at least 8 times on multiple hard drives and multiple computers, mostly with the same software, etc. There are two variations in the Gnome desktop I haven't been able to nail down.1) The font for the time display never seems to be the same. Further, I haven ...

OpenSUSE 10.2 - Verizon DSL - Westell modem problem.

My father's computer has kind of a peculiar problem and I need some help. He's had Verizon DSL for a few years now, uses a Westell 2200 modem/router and runs OpenSUSE 10.2.Ever since I installed Linux on his computer (a few years back), he's had a problem with connectivity to the internet. What happ ...

openSUSE 10.2 = "Your Computer Does Not Have Enough Memory To Run YAST"

I've a computer running on Windows XP...And I want to Install second OS. Which is openSUSE 10.2I've divide my HDD with 2 partition. the first one is NTFS (Windows XP) the second one is FAT (Data).I've still got more than 15GB free in the fisrt partition, and even more on the second one (almost 20GB) ...

Adding repositories in openSUSE 10.2

As a newcomer to Linux Forums and a relative novice to openSUSE 10.2 I would just like to thank several contributors, especially astrohopper and dth1 for pointing me in the right direction with regard to adding package repositories in openSUSE 10.2.I had obviously confused repositories with supposit ...

What is the difference between OpenSuSE 10.2 and SuSE Linux 10.1

Anyone know the difference between OpenSuSE 10.2 and SuSE Linux 10.1? ...

Setup OpenSUSE 10.2 VNC Desktop

I installed OpenSUSE 10.2, setup the VNC service for my account, but I'm not figuring out how to setup the session to fire up GNOME when I connect. I configure ~/.vnc/xstartup on my CentOS server, but it doesn't appear to work the same way under OpenSUSE. How do I setup my VNC session under OpenSUSE ...

Problems with Zen Update in OpenSUSE 10.2

I've been using openSUSE 10.2 for ca. one month, and it's great. But now something strange has happend: Upon boot, the following error message occurs:"Novell.Zenworks.Zmd.Public.ZenException: SQL logic error or missing databaseServer stack trace: Exception rethrown at [0]: at System.Runtime.Rem ...

Permanently mount other drives/partitions in OpenSuSE 10.2

Can anyone provide me with instructions how to permanently mount my other drives and their respective partitions in OpenSuSe 10.2? In 10.0 (which I also use) they're there automatically and all I need do is create a link on the desktop but not so in 10.2, I have to keep adding them to the /mnt/ fold ...

OpenSUSE metadata repo error?

YAST keeps listing this error when I try adding the OpenSUSE 10.2 repository for either KDE or Gnome "http://software.opensuse.org/download/GNOME%3a/STABLE/openSUSE_10.2/Unknown Error: Downloading metadata failed (is YUM source?) or user did not accept remote source. Aborting refresh." The ...

Installing OpenSUSE on Toshiba Portege 3440CT

I am trying to install from CD-ROM. Installation program loads from CD1. I pick "Installation" from menu. Installation loads kernel ok I think (a few minutes of blue splash screen while HD whirs and clicks) then a red box message:"Could not find openSUSE Installation CD. Activating ma ...

How to play RMVB and MOV files using Kaffeine in openSUSE 10.2?

all, I'm new to openSUSE 10.2.I always watch different types of movie clips on my PC so I'm looking for a comprehensive codec pack like ffdshow. But I know there's no one single pack of such thing that can do all the jobs. Thus I've set up the Packman repo and downloaded "libxine1" and ...