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February 26, 2009  12:57 PM

Getting OpenSuSE to ping and resolve local hosts

Posted by: Xjlittle
avahi, dns, fqdn, local hosts, opensuse, ping, resolve, zeroconf

Recently I installed OpenSuSE on my notebook. It's been awhile since I used any SuSE products but I thought since my next contract is supporting SuSE servers I should bone up on the distribution. Most things went as expected. Except that I couldn't ping or resolve local hosts. That's correct....

February 12, 2009  10:26 PM

And you thought the various Linux distributions were hard to understand..

Posted by: Xjlittle
Fedora, Linux, opensuse, ubuntu, windows 7

I've talked with users who have stated that they don't understand what Linux distribution to use, with so many of them available that it is confusing. If that's confusing then how in the world do you figure out what Windows version you are going to use? Windows Vista had six SKUs and it looks...

January 22, 2009  12:15 PM

Travels of a Linux consultant – Day 2

Posted by: Xjlittle
consultant, Linux, opensuse, skype, sles

We're working a minimum of 10 hours which turn into usually turn into 12 on this project. These hours make it hard to find time to write. Anyway onward to Day 2. As you may remember from the last post I finally arrived at my hotel about 2200 CST. Being tired and all from the trip I decided...


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