Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
After numerous delays, and a great deal of bugs, the first release candidate for OpenSuSE v10.1 is finally out on its mirrors. SuSE 10.1 (also referred to as "Agama Lizard") is intended to be announced on April 25, 2006. The SuSE Most Annoying Bugs have been slimmed down to seven major issues at this time. Andreas Jaeger OpenSuSE 10.1 Release Candidate 1 announcement is on their mailing list.