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Creating add-on products with YaST

ataschner

By: ataschner

December 8, 2010 4:18 pm

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Installing Ruby 1.9 on SLEx 10



By: hobbsc

April 16, 2010 11:25 am

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Installing Ruby 1.9 on SLEx 10 from source.

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SLED 11 AMD64-bit+ATI Radeon HD 4550+Firmware Update



By: hazard1nc

February 26, 2010 12:46 am

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I know there has been many people that say you shouldn’t update your firmware to the latest version without proper testing.. Well, I have tested this for myself on the titles equipment and have some results either way. Check it out!

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Clone or Backup your Hard Disk



By: mendesdomnic

February 16, 2010 10:00 am

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Clone or Backup your Hard Disk quickly using this tip shared by Domnic.

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Turn 1 PC into 10 – How to virtualize SLED 11 with Userful Multiplier

Omni-TS

By: Omni-TS

January 28, 2010 11:52 am

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Save money in your computer labs and classrooms by deploying Multi-station SLED. Adel Saad from the University of New Mexico shares step-by-step instructions on how to virtualize SLED 11 with Userful Multiplier to allow multiple users to work on a single SLED 11 desktop concurrently. Learn more!

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Allow a user to log in when their home directory is missing



By: mikewillis

December 3, 2009 3:24 pm

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If you administer Linux machines where the home directories are mounted from remote servers then you may have experienced the annoying situation where one of those servers goes down for some reason and as a result some people can’t log in to the Linux machines with a full GNOME session.

This guide explains how to configure machines running SLED 11 to allow a user to log in with a full GNOME session even when their home directory cannot be mounted from the remote sever.

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