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  1. Installing openSUSE 13.1 onto an External Hard Drive.

    by , 17-Nov-2013 at 11:01 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    Be aware that you need to follow and understand how to direct all openSUSE installation actions to the external hard drive. Failure to follow all instructions may cause modifications to your internal hard drive, defeating the purpose of this written procedure and modifying your main OS installation.

    Please read through this procedure more than once to insure full understanding before trying this on your PC.

    This write up is written to assist in installing openSUSE, ...

    Updated 17-Nov-2013 at 20:44 by jdmcdaniel3

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  2. How To Use VNC/Remmina to Remote Control an openSUSE 12.3 KDE Desktop

    by , 23-Mar-2013 at 06:56 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    So I am no expert on desktop remote control, but I just used VNC/Krfb to remote an openSUSE 12.3 KDE desktop to an openSUSE 12.2 PC running VNC/Remmina and it worked just fine. This came from a message post I had made in the forum, but I thought it was worth sharing here in a blog post.

    On the openSUSE 12.3 I did three things:

    1) Enabled Services in Firewall for VNC:



    2) I enabled ...

    Updated 31-Oct-2013 at 18:40 by jdmcdaniel3

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  3. Creating Partitions During Install for MBR and GPT Hard Disks

    by , 03-Mar-2013 at 09:12 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    Here is some basic information and advice about creating partitions when you install openSUSE:

    Master Boot Record Partitioned Hard Disks:

    openSUSE does not want to remove anything from your system when you first try to install it and if you want the whole thing to be openSUSE, you might consider downloading the KDE LiveCD or GNOME LiveCD from here:software.opensuse.org: Download openSUSE 12.2, boot from the LiveCD and make sure it works as you wish. Then, you can ...
  4. S.A.N.D.I. - SuSE Automated NVIDIA Driver Installer - Version 1.50

    by , 12-Feb-2012 at 08:19 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)


    I am happy to present my bash script S.A.N.D.I., SuSE Automated NVIDIA Driver Installer which is written to work with DKMS - Dynamic Kernel Module Support to allow the automatic installation of the nVIDIA proprietary Video Driver each time you upgrade your Kernel version. What DKMS does is to recompile and install any DKMS loaded driver against the running kernel each time a new kernel version is loaded. DKMS only works with ...

    Updated 06-Jan-2014 at 09:58 by kgroneman

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