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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
theregister.co.uk: Novell is losing a key figure driving development of the Banshee open-source music player it helped pioneer.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
blixtra.org/blog: As part of my Openismus training, I was recently tasked with packaging a Qt application using the OpenSUSE Build Service (OBS). Here I’ll try to note my first impressions as well as offer some solutions to problems I encountered.
linuxuser.co.uk: openSUSE community manager, Jos Poortvliet, talks about the latest in openSUSE projects and developments since the successful openSUSE Conference last October…
- Interesting Twist in the openSUSE Board Elections
- Novell Files Definitive Proxy Statement: Someone May Be Interested in the Patents and "Maybe More"
- OBS Books Project
- EC Couldn’t Care Less About the Novell Patent Deal
- EU competition chief has no concerns over Novell patent deal