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Covering installed systems with Long Term Service Pack Support repositories

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April 25, 2013 11:53 am

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There are many reasons you might not always upgrade SLES whenever a new Support Pack is released.  You might have policies or even regulatory requirements that affect how often you can upgrade.  You might have resource constraints that force you to take a longer time to transition to a new SP level.  And it is …

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Subscription Management Tool Master TID

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April 24, 2013 2:34 pm

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If you use Subscription Management Tool (SMT) you need to bookmark this special master TID. It contains a collection of links to useful documentation about the Novell Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise. The list includes links to the official doc, a massive list of TIDs about SMT, and links to a few articles …

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[HowTo] Connecting an Android device for file transfer on SLED 11 SP2

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April 9, 2013 9:28 am

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Malcolm Lewis found that connecting his ASUS Transformer android device via USB was fine via PTP for the pictures, however a bit flaky via MTP (using mtpfs). Here’s how he solved it.

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Managing your Xen DomU: Difference between “xm new” and “xm create”

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April 9, 2013 9:20 am

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KBOYLE explains some little-known details about managing your virtual machines. When you use Yast to “Create Virtual Machines”, it does several things. For example, suppose you create a VM (DomU) called “oes11”. The information you provide is saved in a file: /etc/xen/oes11. That information is also imported into the XenStore where it can be managed. You can then use “Virtual Machine Manager” to make changes to the DomU configuration saved in the XenStore. You can add devices, increase memory etc. but you will notice that none of those changes are reflected in /etc/xen/oes11.1.

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Installing Oracle PHP extensions in SUSE Linux

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March 23, 2012 8:08 am

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Brian Higgins explains how to add OCI8 extensions to PHP in SLES.

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Remote Management using SSH and X-Forwarding

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June 21, 2007 3:47 am

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James Rudd explains how to use SSH and X-Forwarding for remote management of your OES or SLES servers.

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Novell Open Audio: Live at BrainShare: Nat Friedman and Tomboy maintainer Boyd Timothy

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March 30, 2007 3:29 pm

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Listen to interviews with Nat Friedman and Boyd Timothy recorded at BrainShare.

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Harnessing the Power of Server Virtualization: a Linux-Based High Availability Storage Foundation

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March 23, 2007 10:23 pm

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This new Novell Connection article describes a demonstration recently documented by Novell engineers that provides an introduction to server virtualization by emulating an enterprise-class storage solution.

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Switching your Linux systems to the new DST

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March 7, 2007 3:13 pm

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Linux-Watch: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols explains how to switch Linux systems to the new DST.

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Daylight Saving Time Changes for 2007

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February 22, 2007 9:24 am

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Daylight Saving Time will begin the second Sunday in March (March 11th), 3 weeks earlier than in past years. Novell Support has provided all the information you need to ensure that your Novell products are updated and ready to handle the changes.

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