unixmen.com: OpenSUSE project released the fourth of six milestones in the development of openSUSE 11.4. Milestone 4 (M4) brings a wide range of updates, both major and minor. Kernel 2.6.37rc3 is the basis of M4, including the famous “200 line” per tty task groups patch to improve desktop interactivity, and featuring the removal of the so-called ‘Big Kernel Lock’ that will improve scalability.
- The End of Novell
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news.opensuse.org: On Monday, the openSUSE project released the fourth of six milestones in the development of openSUSE 11.4. Milestone 4 (M4) brings a wide range of updates, both major and minor.
thevarguy.com: When Attachmate disclosed plans to buy Novell in November, The VAR Guy had plenty of questions: Did any other companies bid on Novell? Will Novell Channel Chief John Dragoon (pictured) join Attachmate? What will become of Novell’s relationship with VMware? Here’s the update.
linuxjournal.com: The Linux World is rarely dull, but last week was an emotional roller coaster for users of openSUSE and Ubuntu. First Novell was sold to Microsoft and Attachmate with no mention of the fate of openSUSE. Then Ubuntu founder Shuttleworth told reporters that Ubuntu may switch from the six-month release cycle to daily updates.
ostatic.com: Although news of Ubuntu's switch to rolling release was denied, it seems another distribution thinks it just may be a good idea.
ostatic.com: Now that it is believed that openSUSE will survive the latest complicated Novell dealings, developers and users are moving ahead to improve the next releases. Version 11.4 is due March 10, 2011 and openFATE is playing a significant role.
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linux-mag.com: Attachmate buying Novell came as a bit of a surprise to industry watchers, but now that the deal is inked (but not closed) what does it mean for SUSE, openSUSE, and the rest of the Linux industry?
theregister.co.uk: Novell, a collection of mostly legacy software businesses, has announced that it will be devoured by another collection of legacy software businesses, Attachmate.
anditosan.blogspot: Over the course of a few years, and after openSUSE was launched, the relationship of openSUSE internally has been one of constant rediscovery and also lethargy. openSUSE heaveily relies on the power of the community and their votes on certain issues, features, etc. Simply put, openSUSE is democratic.
- Who owns what in the Novell deal
- Novell Saying Little About Post-Attachmate ZENworks Plans
- Understanding the Novell Deal (and when we'll learn more)
h-online.com: Novell has announced that it will be retaining the copyrights to the UNIX operating system. In the wake of the acquisition of Novell by Attachmate, which included a sale of intellectual property to CPTN, a Microsoft led consortium.
- Goodbye, Novell
- Novell CEO: 'Business as usual' after Attachmate merger deal
- Microsoft May Get WordPerfect Patents From Novell
- Attachmate: Novell's openSUSE project is safe
- News signing key in openSUSE:11.3:Contrib
- updated permissions handling in 11.4
- What next for Novell?
- Who really bought Novell? Microsoft.
- Be careful what you ask for
- What does it mean?
- Novell, Attachmate and openSUSE
- Novell acquisition doesn't signal victory for Microsoft over Linux
- What's in the 882 patents Microsoft bought
- Microsoft purchasing 882 Novell patents
- Microsoft patent move may be defensive
- Is Novell's Linux business still up for sale?
itworld.com We don't know for absolute sure that somewhere in the $2.2 billion acquisition of Novell by Attachmate and the “concurrent sale of certain intellectual property assets to CPTN Holdings LLC, a consortium of technology companies organized by Microsoft Corporation, for $450 million in cash” that those unidentified IP holding were, in fact, Novell's ownership of UNIX.
Also: Today's Novell Deal Helps Microsoft Continue Linux Fight