Get rid of Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key error

If you are using X and starting a GUI application from a terminal emulatur like Konsole, GNOME Terminal, _xterm, urxvt, this annoying string might popup causing some headache.

Show a dialog with Kdialog (part 1)

If you ever needed to write shell scripts to automatize your tasks, but at the same time wanted a better integration with the running Desktop Environment, an application like Gdialog or Kdialog might be a good choice.

openSUSE 15.0 to 15.1 Upgrade notes

In a previous article I shown how to upgrade a distro using zypper, but after the first reboot some issue might always happen, that’s why I collected all the changes and the tweaks I applied to switch from openSUSE 15.0 to 15.1.

openSUSE 42.3 to 15.0 Upgrade notes

In a previous article I shown how to upgrade a distro using zypper, but after the first reboot some issue might always happen, that’s why I collected all the changes and the tweaks I applied switching from openSUSE 42.3 to 15.0.

Upgrading openSUSE with zypper

With no doubt, an installation from scratch allows getting rid off of all misconfigurations, packages installed once and never used, and broken or unneeded dependencies that most of the times we accumulate from time to time while playing new applications or system settings, upgrading openSUSE Leap through zypper instead, might perform enough well and, at the same time, avoid us the standard, several, boring configuration steps, in order to save precious time.