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news.opensuse.org: Milestone 1, the first step towards the upcoming openSUSE 12.1 release, is now available. It is the first milestone, hence far from stable, but the images are now finally building, so we have a good starting point for further development.
ubuntuvibes.com: Here is yet another instance where Linux systems are being used for production in entertainment industry. This time Rockstar games, who gave the world Grand Theft Auto series used Linux systems (OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux) in rendering real life facial expressions to the characters in their game L.A. Noire.
news.opensuse.org: The openSUSE Build Service Team has decided to rename its cutting-edge packaging- and distribution build technology to Open Build Service. The new name, while maintaining the well-known OBS acronym, signals its open and cross-distribution nature.
linuxtweaking.blogspot: The action taken by Attachmate so far implies they want to make SUSE a strong and successful competitor, splitting it from Novell, dropping Mono, as Nils stated they want to sharpen their focus on SUSE. But how can SUSE be successful or maximize its revenue when its strongest competing product is openSUSE?
zdnet.com: Attachmate’s purchase of Novell is done, and now we’re beginning to see it plans develop for the open-source power. First, and foremost, Attachmate is dividing up Novell’s programs into three nominally independent divisions.
ostatic.com: Last Winter we got news that Unity was in process of being ported to openSUSE along with several handy indicators. By February it was looking less likely to happen. However, Nelson Marques has announced that Unity 2D packages would indeed be available soon.
eweekeurope.co.uk: Novell’s bright hopes for SuSE failed to shine, but a chance encounter in a London bar may explain how the downhill run started, claims Eric Doyle
omgsuse.com: Recently, the openSUSE security team announced that official support for openSUSE 11.2 has been discontinued just as [openSUSE 11.1] did after it's 18 month support cycle. Users who still have 11.2 installed have two options if they wish to continue to stay updated:
theregister.co.uk: Legacy software lover Attachmate has put one of its own long-time executives in charge of what was formerly Novell's SUSE Linux operation and will focus that unit on serving Linux customers and growing Linux business.
opensuse.org: On this issue of people of openSUSE, you can read about our friendly SUSE community manager, Jos Poortvliet. Read about his job at the SUSE, what he does in openSUSE, his personal opinion of Free Software, openSUSE and more!