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LJDT: DOSBox and Game Emulation for Fun



By: ab

January 9, 2015 11:36 am

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This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series LJDT – Linux Just Does ThatThe 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 …

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

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



By: Darren Davis

September 24, 2014 8:59 am

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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 …

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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

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By: mrlinux

April 30, 2014 10:21 am

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Score:5

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

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openSUSE 13.1 with kernel 3.14 and NVIDIA

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By: cseader

April 23, 2014 8:42 am

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

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VMware Workstation 10.01 and kernel 3.14 patch

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By: cseader

April 23, 2014 8:41 am

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

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

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By: cseader

April 15, 2014 10:17 am

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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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Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

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By: ataschner

February 18, 2014 10:44 am

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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…

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IBM Power Development Cloud benefits the SUSE ISV



By: Darren Davis

February 13, 2014 11:23 am

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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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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, News, Server, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SC13 is going FAST



By: davidbyte

November 19, 2013 10:06 pm

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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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LJDT: KVM, Snapshots, and Disk Resizing



By: ab

October 30, 2013 10:09 am

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Score:5

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

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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