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I will not try OpenSuSE 11.3 for the next few weeks.

OpenSuSE 11.3 is out. This will be the first release in quite a few years that I won’t try at the day of release. I’ve been using OpenSuSE since Pre-Novell (9.0 I believe), and have usually upgraded as soon as possible. But why not this time? Because the last three times I tried to upgrade, […]

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OpenSuSE 11.2 – keyboard does not work in X.org

OpenSuSE 11.2 is out.As usual, not everything works. This time? In for a real charm: keyboard and mouse does not work in Xorg. Even when removing the config and running SaX2 it does not work. After som help from

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Intel x3100/GMA 965 and OpenSuSE 11.1

This is not needed anymore. Following these instructions might leave you with a non-working install OpenSuSE 11.1 works quite alright on Intel hardware, with one major quirk: 3D rendering is utterly broken. Or rather – it was when it shipped. If you suspect you’ve got this problem, run glxgears from a terminal, and watch the […]

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VMWare Workstation on openSuSE 11.1

Vmware workstation, fresh out of the box, did not want to run on openSuSE, claiming it could not find any modules: $ vmware Logging to /tmp/vmware-vidarlo/setup-17389.log modinfo: could not find module vmmon modinfo: could not find module vmnet modinfo: could not find module vmblock modinfo: could not find module vmci modinfo: could not find module […]

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OpenSuSE 11

OpenSuSE si nettside ser ut til å ha mindre problem i det teljaren står på T-01. Det finst håp – for ein har dei norske mirrors, slik som ftp.uio.no, som har ISO og repos for SuSE 11.0. Rett nok var ISO ikkje offentleg før 15:00 norsk tid i dag, slik avtalen nok var med OpenSuSE-folka. […]

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Apt on OpenSuSE 10.3

OpenSuSE has yast2 and zypper, so why apt you might ask? Because apt-get is simply superior to zypper and yast2, and apt is far far quicker than zypper on resolving depencies. And apt-cache search is nicer than zypper’s search feature. So for me, apt is a nice tool… To get Apt working, you’ll have to […]

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OpenSuSE 10.2 on ThinkPad R61.

OpenSuSE is a quite nice distro. Lenovo ThinkPad R61 is quite a nice laptop. Good combination? I’d say yes without a moment of hesitation. Installing it was a breeze. Pop in CD, boot, and install from network. Due to a decent internet connection at school, this is somewhat faster than installing from DVD. The laptop […]

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