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openSUSE 11.4 RC2 Steps Out

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opensuse.org: With red carpets rolling out in Hollywood, you’d expect some applause for the openSUSE 11.4 RC2 release, which has now gone live ahead of 11.4 proper. But with much of the hard work going in behind the scenes, this superb release candidate isn’t getting the fanfare it deserves.

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10 good reasons for upgrading to openSUSE 11.4

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opensuse.org: #10 – Artwork – openSUSE 11.4 ships with ‘Stripes’ artwork. I love specially the console terminal which offers very good contrast.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 163 is out

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Help the Project. Spread openSUSE DVDs

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news.opensuse.org: One of the easiest things to do to contribute to the free and open source movement and the openSUSE Project is to exercise your second free software freedom: The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor.

London Stock Exchange's Linux move hits trouble

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thinq.co.uk: Following the first use of the Millennium Exchange in anger earlier this week, a glitch resulted a delay of almost a minute to the end-of-day trading. While that problem has yet to repeat itself, traders are complaining of other issues with the new platform.

Novell shareholders approve Attachmate buyout

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eweek.com: Attachmate will spend $2.2 billion in cash, or $6.10 per share, for Waltham, Mass.-based Novell, which has been beset by financial problems for several years.

London Stock Exchange tackles closing auction system problem

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computerworlduk.com: The London Stock Exchange has taken steps to resolve a system problem that occurred at 4.30pm yesterday (Tuesday), which saw a delay to the start of the closing auction and knocked out automatic trades during a 42 second period.

Fedora, openSUSE Give up on Unity

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ostatic.com/blog: Some bad news came across the wire today. In a bit of a coincidence, the contributors from both openSUSE and Fedora who were working on Unity announced on the same day they were giving it up.

openSUSE to Celebrate 11.4 with Virtual Dance Party

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linuxjournal.com: Many large projects mark their significant releases with launch parties. But openSUSE has come up with a uniquely Gecko idea: a Secondlife.com virtual dance party.

openSUSE Weekly News 162 is out

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First Look at openSUSE 11.4

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linux-mag.com: If you’re looking for excitement, the openSUSE 11.4 release is probably not for you. On the other hand, Linux users who like boring, dependable, and usable should look a bit more closely. While openSUSE isn’t chock full of changes, it does provide a solid no-nonsense distro for the adult in you.

Banshee man dumps Novell for Skype duo

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theregister.co.uk: Novell is losing a key figure driving development of the Banshee open-source music player it helped pioneer.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 161 is out

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DOJ Asks Novell *and Microsoft* for More Information Regarding the Patent Sale

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groklaw.net: Novell reveals in an SEC filing today supplementing its proxy statement that the US Department of Justice has sent it and Microsoft a "second request" for more information regarding the proposed sale of patents to the Microsoft-organized consortium CPTN:

openSUSE 11.3 with KDE 4.6 (mini review)

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linuxtweaking.blogspot: Being a KDE fan I decided to give KDE 4.6 a go with openSUSE 11.3 since openSUSE provides the most polished user experience with KDE. By default openSUSE 11.3 ships with KDE 4.4.4 but the team have provided a stable KDE 4.5 repository which I highly recommend.

Nelson Continues Importing Ubuntu to openSUSE

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ostatic.com: Nelson Marques began by importing Ubuntu Indicator Applets to openSUSE, he said, to make openSUSE more familiar to his fellow countrymen that are more accustomed to Ubuntu. Well, that soon led to Unity. Now he's importing Synapse.

openSUSE Weekly News

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openSuSE 11.6 Milestone 6

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zdnet.co.uk: For those who are looking for a conclusion to my recent blog post about openSuSE 11.4 development, there is generally good news.

What is the Evergreen Project? An interview with Wolfgang Rosenauer

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e-tote-kala.blogspot: Having a distribution that gives you a two year support for ALL editions is another fascinating aspect of the openSUSE distribution. Being in a community that allows you to say that you think that this is not enough and that you want to do something with it is another one. Wolfgang Rosenauer believed that something like that would be useful to users and gave birth to Project Evergreen.

What's Up with openSuSE?

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zdnet.co.uk: What I am writing about here concerns their next release, which is currently at Milestone 5. I understand quite well what pre-release software is, and the uncertainty and instability it can be subject to. What I am trying to do is bring some attention to something I have noticed.

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