SUSE Blog

Free Tools

Azure – Control from the command line



By: James Mason

June 24, 2016 3:18 pm

Reads:517

Score:4

Azurectl v2.0.7 has been released for SUSE Linux Enterprise via the Public Cloud module, and openSUSE via OBS. For azurectl 2.0, we focused on a few specific areas, based on lessons we’ve learned using azurectl 1.x: more robust configuration reorganized commands and more consistent arguments a more maintainable codebase more comprehensive VM lifecycle tools complete …

+read more

Tags: , , , ,
Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Free Tools, News, Technical Solutions

New Features for AWS Image Uploading

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

May 4, 2016 7:13 am

Reads:1,204

Score:Unrated

A while back we introduced utilities to help with image management in AWS EC2. Especially uploading a custom image is not necessarily something you’d do in a minute on the spur of the moment and thus the ec2uploadimg can come in handy. Some people agree and have picked up the tool only to find that a …

+read more

Tags:
Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Free Tools, SUSE in the Cloud

Comparing 2 Systems Using Machinery

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

January 11, 2016 11:26 am

Reads:1,163

Score:5

Recently I was faced with a bit of a predicament where the ability of comparing two systems had the potential of providing needed insights into a problem I was encountering. Well, what better way to do this than to dig into the SUSE toolbox and reach for the machinery tool, read the documentation, get my …

+read more

Tags:
Categories: Enterprise Linux, Free Tools, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

LJDT: DOSBox and Game Emulation for Fun



By: ab

January 9, 2015 11:36 am

Reads:2,258

Score:5

The majority of this series has been very practical, because most of the time I am a dreadful bore and focus on things that are very practical. Want to predictably modify a config file on ten thousand boxes without leaving your computer or manually wasting weeks of your life? Done. Want to read multi-GB files …

+read more

Tags: , , , , , ,
Categories: Desktop, Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

ataschner

By: ataschner

October 29, 2014 10:44 am

Reads:8,968

Score:5

Updated: Do you ever get exposed to supportconfig files from servers that do not have access to update repositories? Or do you find it difficult to relate to patch numbers of updates (not) installed in updates.txt of a supportconfig?

If so, how do you easily find out if there are pending updates available from SUSE/Novell to be installed on the system to make it up to date?

Exactly – you don’t.
Until now…

+read more

Tags: , , , ,
Categories: Free Tools, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Microsoft’s Linux on Azure Test Automation benefits the SUSE ISV

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

September 24, 2014 8:59 am

Reads:2,370

Score:Unrated

SUSE has collaborated with Microsoft for years now to make SUSE Linux Enterprise interoperate in a Microsoft environment.  Some examples are: Linux Integration components which enable SUSE Linux Enterprise to run seamlessly as a guest on Microsoft Hyper-V Support for Microsoft Hyper-V as a supported hypervisor for SUSE Cloud SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft …

+read more

Tags:
Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Free Tools, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Installing VMware Tools the easy way – OSP

mrlinux

By: mrlinux

April 30, 2014 10:21 am

Reads:31,157

Score:4.67

This tool from MrLinux lets you install VMware tools very easily using online repos from vmware.com

+read more

Tags: ,
Categories: Free Tools, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

openSUSE 13.1 with kernel 3.14 and NVIDIA

cseader

By: cseader

April 23, 2014 8:42 am

Reads:4,617

Score:Unrated

This patch provides the necessary bits required for NVIDIA Drivers to compile and run on kernel 3.14.

+read more

Tags: ,
Categories: Free Tools, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

VMware Workstation 10.01 and kernel 3.14 patch

cseader

By: cseader

April 23, 2014 8:41 am

Reads:4,541

Score:Unrated

This patch provides the necessary bits required for VMware Workstation 10.0.x to compile and run on kernel 3.14.

+read more

Tags:
Categories: Free Tools, Technical Solutions

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

cseader

By: cseader

April 15, 2014 10:17 am

Reads:3,170

Score:5

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.

+read more

Tags:
Categories: Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions

RSS