By: cseader

April 15, 2014 10:17 am


Running Blackboard Collaborate (Elluminate!) on SUSE SLE11 and openSUSE 13.1

Having trouble getting Blackboard Collaborate to work? You might be having problems with Application Sharing, among other things. Here are a few scripts that will allow Blackboard to run properly either with Oracle Sun Java 1.7 or with openJDK Java.

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By: Darren Davis

February 13, 2014 11:23 am


IBM Power Development Cloud benefits the SUSE ISV

IBM just recently announced their new Power Development Cloud. This recent announcement is just one example of the many tools provided by IBM PartnerWorld and SUSE PartnerNet that benefits the SUSE ISV partner. While IBM’s Power Development Cloud is an excellent opportunity to get access to IBM’s wonderful Power System many of the benefits of […]

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By: davidbyte

November 19, 2013 10:06 pm


SC13 is going FAST

We just put the wraps on day two of SC13 here in Denver.  Heading into the next 2 days, we still have a tremendous amount of information to deliver in our booth (#301) and in meetings.  We have already had great mini-theater presentations from partners like Solarflare, SGI and Bright Computing and a great panel […]

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By: ab

October 30, 2013 10:09 am


LJDT: KVM, Snapshots, and Disk Resizing

Have you ever wanted to resize a disk in a VM and wondered how insanely painful that would be? After all, from the old days of platter-based spinning drives in computers (sorry to those of you still living in those days), before SANs with resizable LUNs, file-backed VMs, and other marvels of recent times, disks didn’t magically resize themselves unless it was to get smaller because they were breaking/broken. As a result, OS’s have learned to handle bad sectors by avoiding them, but growing the current, running disk just seems eerie to me every time I want to do it. Apparently I’m old.

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By: William Vera

April 4, 2013 10:33 am


Monitoring TCP connections easier and faster in SLES

Parsing netstat output has always been a pain because of the large amount of data that is available. Sometimes I need some information more than others, but I almost always want to quickly see the total number and type of connection I have. Here’s how I do it.

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By: Nathan Barney

January 7, 2013 8:33 pm


HP Serviceguard Certified with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Shortly before many of us took off on a December holiday, HP announced an update to their Serviceguard for Linux solution. We at SUSE are excited to see HP has recognized the growing importance of Linux, and our flavor of Linux in particular, in the enterprise data center by providing support for SUSE Linux Enterprise […]

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By: natesh7

July 13, 2010 2:30 pm


Shutdown report Shell script

A Shell script to get the shutdown and up-time of a Linux box. Works well on Red Hat and SUSE box. You can also create a cron job which will send mail to ( about the run-time, shutdown time, and the start-up time of the Linux box.

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