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The openSUSE Release process

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opensuse.org: To get openSUSE out is a lot of work. We already shared part of what we are doing to keep Factory rolling. But as you can guess, there is much more to it. But let’s pretend it is a simple three-step process:

Cloverleaf to Become openSUSE Add-on

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Software
SUSE

ostatic.com: Not long ago the Fuduntu team announced the end of their popular Fedora-based distribution due to developmental issues and later decided to offer an openSUSE based one. But yesterday, Shawn W. Dunn announced that distro would never see the light of day.

opensuse GSoC 2013 – Half Way Through

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opensuse.org: We have reached the half way stage of the Google Summer of Code 2013, and it has been an exciting journey so far. A lot of good work has been done this summer on a variety of projects. This year, we have co-participated with ownCloud, Balabit (syslog-ng) and Hedgewars under the openSUSE umbrella. Here follows a summary of the work that has been done so far, along with the experiences of the students.

Linux Burrows Deeper Into the Enterprise

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linuxinsider.com: Better TCO has long been the argument forwarded for moving to Linux -- after all, it's an open source OS, which means the software itself is free. "Look at what it costs to run Windows and VMware versus Linux solutions with KVM for virtualization infrastructure and management," said analyst Joe Clabby.

openSUSE 13.1 Milestone 4, GNOME live ISO

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vazhavandan.blogspot: openSUSE 13.1, M4 features GNOME Version 3.9.1 and openSUSE 13.1 will be called "Bottle" .

Debian Celebrates 20 Years, OpenSUSE 8

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SUSE

ostatic.com: Two distinguished distributions are celebrating birthdays this week. The openSUSE project celebrates 8 years of open Linux development and distribution. At the same time, Debian is gearing up for their birthday celebration at DebConf13 on August 16.

openSUSE Conference is Over!

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opensuse.org: The openSUSE Conference is well over now and most people must have recovered by now. The Greeks, having a very active openSUSE community, were first to organize an openSUSE Conference outside of the safe SUSE Towns Nuremberg and Prague! With only a little practical help from SUSE, they brought together almost 300 people in Thessaloniki. A stellar job in every way!

OpenMandriva Beta Postponed, YaST Gone Ruby

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ostatic.com: Since last week's server issues over at the OpenMandriva camp, the beta has been delayed a bit as well as overshadowing what would have been an anniversary announcement. In the meantime, over at the openSUSE project, YaST Developer Lukas Ocilka blogged today that the migration of YaST to Ruby is complete.

62 Top500 supercomputers run SUSE

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novell.com: The recently released November Top500 list once again demonstrates that Linux dominates HPC – nearly 90 percent of the Top500 systems run on Linux. Sixty-two of the supercomputers are proven to run some version (including such variants as UNICOS/lc and CNL) of SUSE Linux Enterprise from Novell.

Also: SUSE's George Shi Explains Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 Role in Mission-Critical Computing

openSUSE 13.1 Milestone 3 Arrives

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ostatic.com: The latest milestone on the road to 13.1 was released today with less dramatic changes, as milestones are, according to Andres Silva. This release features GNOME 3.10 and KDE 4.11 betas, GCC was upgraded to 4.8, and the kernel is now 3.10.0.

Announcing the openSUSE Summit 2013

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opensuse.org: While everyone is certainly looking forward to the upcoming openSUSE Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece (only a few days away) it is not too early to cast our view just a bit into the future and also get excited about our second openSUSE Summit.

MS and Linux at Loggerheads is History: Peter Lees, Suse

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Microsoft
Interviews
SUSE

computerworld.in: A decade ago, businesses debated deploying Linux or not. The discussion has now moved to which Linux to use.

Jos Poortvliet on openSUSE Merchandising

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lizards.opensuse.org: This week, we have team member Jos Poortvliet talk about what he’s been working on in the merchandising area.

What's new in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3

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h-online.com: Service Pack 3 includes numerous enhancements for virtualisation and, by adding Secure Boot support and new drivers, beefs up support for newer hardware. There are also numerous enhancements relating to server storage and networking.

SUSE to support SUSE Studio customized Linux distros

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zdnet.com: SUSE Studio lets anyone quickly create their own customized Linux distribution and now SUSE is willing to give these distros commercial support.

Analysis of openSUSE Factory Developers and Users

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tux.gseis.ucla.edu: The Factory distribution is the current state of the development for the next openSUSE release. The development releases of the openSUSE distribution like Milestones or Release Candidates are snapshots from this distribution. There is constant work going on in Factory. Every time a developer submits a fix, update, new feature or package it is rebuilt. So the Factory repository can be in any state and is a moving target. In this paper we analyze the evolution of sentiment of the developers and users over a 27 month period.

openSUSE is Configuration Torture

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asimplediscipleslife.blogspot: I was having a lot of crashes with Linux Mint 14 on my laptop, so I considered trying a distro I didn't try yet. So I went for openSUSE. I regret it.

Will there ever be a perfect operating system?

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Linux
Slack
SUSE
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  • elementary OS 0.2 review - Uphill
  • Review: Fuduntu 2013.2
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  • Fedora 19 Alpha Version Arrives
  • This week in rawhide 2013-04-23 edition
  • Mandriva Business Server gets updates
  • Lightweight openSUSE: LXDE Desktop From Scratch
  • Fedora 19 Sneak Peek
  • ROSA ABF 2.0
  • Release date for Wheezy announced
  • Manjaro: A Convenient Way To Play With Arch

Jos Poortvliet talks about KlyDE

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KDE
Interviews
SUSE

muktware.com: KlyDE, a light weight KDE experience was announced recently, there is a lot to know about this new project. We reached out to Jos Poortvliet, openSUSE community manager and one of the core team members of the KlyDE project to understand more about this project.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.3 (LAMP)

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HowTos

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an OpenSUSE 12.3 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

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