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opensuse.org: The much-awaited Beta release of openSUSE 12.1 is here! And just in time for your weekend Beta Pizza Party. So fire up thaDownload openSUSE 12.1 Beta now!t oven and warm up that download manager because its time to get ready for the latest awesome openSUSE on your computer.
zdnet.co.uk: There are two particularly interesting new releases coming up - Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, and openSuSE 12.1.
opensuse.org: Last Friday Stephan Kulow, our openSUSE Release Manager, started a discussion on Factory mailing list about show-stoppers for the 12.1-Beta release scheduled for 2011-09-22. It became clear that Factory still needs some polishing to become a useful Beta.
news.opensuse.org: Taking a step back is more preferable than delivering something that is not ready yet. For that reason yesterday afternoon Greg K.H. announced to the openSUSE-factory mailing list that systemd is being removed from Tumbleweed so that users won’t have a problem with it.
h-online.com: At the openSUSE Conference, we talked to the makers of openSUSE about the new developments for SUSE and for the community distribution.
h-online.com: On 21 July, Linux kernel 3.0 was released by Linus Torvalds, bringing some new features. This tutorial explains how to install this kernel on your stable openSUSE 11.4 installation, replacing your current 2.6.37 kernel.
phoronix.com: Matthias Hopf, a SUSE developer working on the X11 stack for the past seven years and one of the original xf86-video-radeonhd driver developers, has left the company.
opensuse.org: openSUSE 12.1′s next milestone 5 is now ready for download. There’s a lot of interesting updates to the 12.1 release and some cool new technologies including GNOME 3 and SystemD.
sltrib.com: A federal appeals court has upheld a jury verdict and a lower court ruling in a trial that found Novell Inc. — not The SCO Group — owned the copyrights to the Unix computer software operating system before 1995.
datamation.com: In November of 2006, Microsoft entered into a patent covenant and interoperability deal with Novell. In 2011, Microsoft has renewed and extended that deal to SUSE Linux, which was spun off from Novell as part of Attachmate's $2.2 billion acquisition of the company.
serverwatch.com: 2011 has been a big year for SUSE Linux. Novell, which had been the parent of SUSE, was acquired by Attachmate $2.2 billion dollar deal, and SUSE was spun out as a separate business unit.