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Here Bash Scripting Rules Supreme! I also talk about other useful subjects such as Video Cards, loading the nVIDIA video driver, Samba, kernel compiling, kernel source code and many other things that is related to using openSUSE. If you have a bash script request for openSUSE, please let me know.

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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. SysdCmd - systemd Command Help/Config Editor - Version: 1.1.2

    by , 28-Apr-2013 at 18:40 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    SCREENSHOTS:



    SysdCmd is a bash script intended to be used in openSUSE and tested with openSUSE version 12.3. I have included all of the features I feel openSUSE users will likely want in a bash script intended to help you learn how to use and work with systemd. SysdCmd will install the following standard openSUSE packages: systemd-ui, systemd-analyze and graphviz all of which will require root user access. The ...

    Updated 19-May-2013 at 14:37 by jdmcdaniel3

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    openSUSE Software
  3. S.A.C.T. - Samba Automated Configuration Tool - Version 1.20

    by , 10-Mar-2013 at 08:04 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    SCREENSHOTS - MAIN MENU:



    I have written a new tool to Setup and Configure Samba which should work on all present supported versions of openSUSE and specifically to work with the new openSUSE 12.3 release.



    S.A.C.T. supports the complete and automatic configuration of Samba for use by anyone not familiar with just how to setup Samba ...

    Updated 27-May-2013 at 11:41 by jdmcdaniel3

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  4. systemd and using the after.local script in openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3

    by , 12-Nov-2011 at 21:25 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    I have found out that in openSUSE 12.1/12.2 and now 12.3, some startup scripts do not operate due to the usage of systemd. systemd really speeds up system startup by running the many startup processes in parallel and avoids the usage of shell scripts altogether. That is is good for speed, but not good if you are in need of running something in openSUSE as root when the system is restarted. In my case I was trying to run some VirtualBox mount commands in a VM running openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3 and ...

    Updated 28-Jul-2013 at 15:26 by jdmcdaniel3

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  5. Quiz: Using Exit Codes in Bash - A test for You.

    by , 06-Nov-2011 at 16:12 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    Here is a small test I found on the internet with a few modifications. If you dare, take the test and then run my bash script to see how you did.

    1. How Many Exit Codes are there?

    A. 10
    B. 0-255
    C. 45
    D. 2

    2. How do you view an exit code after you complete a command?

    A. exit code list
    B. echo exit
    C. echo $ecode
    D. echo $?

    3. What exit code generally suggests the command was successful?
    ...

    Updated 26-Mar-2013 at 18:25 by jdmcdaniel3

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    openSUSE Software
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