Originally Posted by aristocratic
I run openSuSE 12.1...
Support for openSUSE 12.1 ran out on May 15 2013. It would be better to run something supported, if possible (see here
). If there is some valid reason that it really has to be an older version of openSUSE (and, usually, there isn't), look into the link for 'evergreen' versions on that page. Or, find something supported for a longer period (eg, Centos).