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Relocating non-persistent parts of Firefox profile.



By: mikewillis

December 13, 2011 10:15 am

Reads: 577

About a year ago I wrote up a Cool Solution for moving Firefox’s urlclassifer3.sqlite file out of a user’s home directory. This Cool Solution describes a better method of doing this which also redirects the Cache and other parts of the profile that don’t need to be persistent.

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Transferindo o Servidor Samba+LDAP de Servidor (Brazilian Portuguese)



By: DaltonTabainKole

November 4, 2011 6:31 am

Reads: 393

Como mover o servidor Samba + LDAP sem ter que re-adicionar as estações no Domínio?

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Additional multimedia codec support for SLED 11 SP1



By: mikewillis

July 25, 2011 12:00 pm

Reads: 1074

This Cool Solution describes how to enhance SLED 11′s multimedia support to handle DVD playback, H264, AAC and more without replacing any packages provided by Novell.

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Just a bit too much… resize your root volume



By: jweewer

January 20, 2011 10:47 am

Reads: 197

A few weeks ago my laptop was starting to produce strange errors on my old OpenSUSE 11.0, mainly due to me and my big curiosity for new things, compiles of applications etc. etc. So it was time to reinstall my work laptop with a complete new fresh OpenSUSE 11.3 installation……..

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Creating add-on products with YaST

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By: ataschner

December 8, 2010 4:18 pm

Reads: 866

Are you one of many who have a collection of non-Novell packages that need to be installed a segment of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktops or Servers (SLED/SLES) in your network ?
Would you like to snap this collection of packages into the installation workflow of SLED/SLES when using AutoYaST to simplify the deployment ?
Or publish them via an installation server (or CD/DVD) as a separate product ?
Then read on…

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Relocating Firefox’s urlclassifier3.sqlite file



By: mikewillis

November 16, 2010 5:35 pm

Reads: 913

Firefox’s urlclassifier3.sqlite can grow quite large which can be problematic where users have quotas applied to their home directories. Unfortunately Firefox provides no method to relocate the file, but it is possible to relocate on Linux using a wrapper script.

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Gnome Performance Script for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11, openSUSE 11.3



By: susethailand

October 27, 2010 3:03 pm

Reads: 591

This shell script optimizes some of the Gnome configuration options for simplicity and performance.

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Building Simple RPMs of Arbitrary Files



By: mikewillis

August 6, 2010 2:07 pm

Reads: 5367

Something I’ve found very useful when managing machines running SLED is building my own rpms. If I want to put scripts on to the machines I package them as an rpm and then if I need to update them, I can put the new versions in to the rpm, increase the version number and push that out as an update. This is something I do quite a lot but it took me quite a bit of reading before I was able to work out how to do it. Taking my previous Cool Solutions submission “Easy Running of Scripts at Boot and Shutdown” as a basis, here’s how I do it.

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SLED11 SP1 Addon CD/DVD



By: mgpeter

July 9, 2010 12:38 pm

Reads: 646

To help in using SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 to the fullest, I have created a couple of Addon Discs you can use to enhance SLED11 Service Pack 1. The discs do include most of the libraries needed to have full multimedia playback functionality, along with many of the applications that I use on a regular basis that are not available on the official media.

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