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To boot a broken openSUSE 11.4 (also dual-linux bootloader issues)

Posted 01-28-2012 at 03:31 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-04-2013 at 10:24 PM by rainbowsally

To boot a broken openSUSE system:

Use the DVD. (I am not online when I do this but it should work either way.)

1. Select "install" at the main menu, then when you get to the menu,

2. Select "update" <- IMPORTANT! If you don't click on 'update' it will destroy your home folders at the last step. Reboot (reset is fine here) if there's any question and run the installer again.

Evaluating the root partition is ok....
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Stragest BugZ Part 1

Posted 01-15-2012 at 10:14 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-04-2013 at 10:26 PM by rainbowsally

Before I forget, I want to jot some notes on the screwiest bugs I've seen.

First, openSUSE.

I'm using version 11.4, but it's very likely that some of these misfeatures are still present in 12.1 though the newer kde seems to behave a bit better. Better, at least when JAWS appears. The newer KDE it may self correct better but you may well still see the effect for an instant even so.

JAWS!

The exploding desktop bug, or "JAWS", which...
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So you'd like to run apps from the commandline as su or user

Posted 01-14-2012 at 11:24 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 01-15-2012 at 07:42 AM by rainbowsally

So you'd like to run apps from the commandline as su or user

In case it's not clear, and it probably isn't, this modification (openSUSE version so far):

[x] Allows users to run gui apps (such as kate or kwrite, konqueror or dolphin) and non-gui apps with the same syntax, no wrappers. I.e., makes kde work WITH linux instead of against it.

[x] Allows uniform syntax for calling script-based programs which may now call gui apps or not and run without crashing,...
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