Tag Archives: opensuse

Setting up the HP LaserJet Pro P1102w

Setting up my HP LaserJet Pro P1102w was not as straightforward as I had hoped, but it is just a question of knowing what to do and in what order. Advertisements

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Optimizing HDMI out

Connecting my netbook to a TV via HDMI out took some tweaking to get working. 

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Enabling the NetworkManager applet on openSUSE

With default settings, the NetworkManager applet on openSUSE is disabled. Here’s how to enable it.

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Installing proprietary codecs in openSUSE

Like many Linux distributions, openSUSE does not come out of the box with proprietary formats for legal reasons. Installing them is easy enough, however.

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Freeing space by deleting btrfs snapshots

As a btrfs newbie, I didn’t realize that automatically generated snapshots could accumulate and overrun the root partition. It’s easy enough to fix however.

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Resolving openSUSE repository digest checksum errors

One day I started seeing a digest checksum error on a repository that had been working. The fix was easy, however.

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Administering services on Linux

Notes on administering services (daemons) on Linux.

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