My computer gets a black screen when i log back into fedora. I previously installed another distro

I did not partition the drive when installing opensuse. Now fedora doesn’t work, only opensuse remains

[sarcasm] Gee I wonder if I might overwrite what I want to keep if I don’t prepare space first [/sarcasm]

The statment you make above says it all. You apparently did not partition the drive and now tell us nothing about what was there at the beginning or what is there now.

How do you think it possible that we can assist with no information to use.

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I’m assuming openSUSE got the whole drive, since you did not partition the drive manually, and you went with the defaults? If you went with defaults for installing another distro, then openSUSE probably replaced Fedora. If you can see Fedora in the BIOS or UEFI then that means the boot entry is still there, while the OS itself isn’t (again, assuming you installed openSUSE giving it your whole drive)

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An alternative to multibooting different linux distributions can be to use systemd-nspawn. see man systemd-nspawn. As an example

       Example 5. Install the OpenSUSE Tumbleweed rolling distribution

           # zypper --root=/var/lib/machines/tumbleweed ar -c \
           # zypper --root=/var/lib/machines/tumbleweed refresh
           # zypper --root=/var/lib/machines/tumbleweed install --no-recommends \
                 systemd shadow zypper openSUSE-release vim
           # systemd-nspawn -M tumbleweed passwd root
           # systemd-nspawn -M tumbleweed -b

This zypper command is available from the Fedora repository.


The chance that OpenSuse have overwritten Fedora is pretty high. I don’t know if OpenSuse have an option that says install along side with existing OS’s?

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yes, it’s overwritten my fedora…

The next question. You want to have both OS’s on your system? Is that you’re looking for? (Mind you, I’m no mind-reader. So a little input on what you want is needed).