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openSUSE 11.2… the day after.

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linux.eregion.de: So now it’s been a few weeks since openSUSE 11.2 hit the street. Here are a few impressions / factoids that i discovered so far:

openSUSE KDE 4 Repositories Explained

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benkevan.com/blog: Thanks to Tejas Guruswamy for a very good write up on build service repositories for KDE.

Novell lose Open Source CTSO as Nat Friedman leaves

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h-online.com: Nat Friedman, co-founder of Ximian and Chief Technology and Strategy Officer for Open Source at Novell has announced in a blog posting that he has quit.

openSUSE 11.2 Gnome edition - Fantastic

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dedoimedo.com: I'm such a plonker. I've only recently realized that all these years, I've never tried openSUSE with the Gnome desktop. And having just done that, I must say I regret the omission oh so badly, because openSUSE 11.2 with Gnome is simply fabulous. Even more so than the KDE edition.

A Small Business Guide to Linux Desktop Software

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smallbusinesscomputing.com: While you can still download many free versions of Linux online, for convenience sake, several vendors offer user-friendly versions and charge a fee for support. Red Hat and Novell are the primary desktop Linux vendors, but another Linux distribution for the desktop is on the rise — and it is completely free.

openSUSE Weekly News, issue 104 is out

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Issue #104 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!

The best Linux games for kids

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downloadsquad.com: The best collection of Linux educational software for all ages that I know of is the openSUSE-Edu Li-f-e (Linux for Education) Live DVD. There's a wide variety of "edutainment" software on this DVD.

OpenSUSE Corrals Community Software Efforts

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eweek.com: eWEEK Labs' Jason Brooks and Andrew Garcia discuss Novell's latest community-oriented Linux OS, OpenSUSE 11.2, which is packed with official OpenSUSE versions of the latest and greatest of what the open-source software world has to offer.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 103 is out

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Issue #103 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out.

Novell stacks Linux and Mono for mainframes

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theregister.co.uk: When IBM announced its Linux-only Enterprise Linux Server variants of the System z mainframe two weeks ago, what the company did not say is that software partner Novell had cooked up software bundles specifically for these boxes.

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