OpenSUSE's Tumbleweed rolling-release distribution continues rolling forward with new package updates and other features.
SUSE's YaST Team has shared the improvements they've been working on this holiday season for improving the distribution's installer / setup tool.
With openSUSE Leap 42.2 having been released back toward the middle of December as the successor to Leap 42.2, Leap 42.3 has now entered development.
Bruno Friedmann has announced the end to AMD proprietary driver fglrx support in openSUSE while also announcing they don't plan to support the hybrid proprietary AMDGPU-PRO stack either.
Following SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as being available in a 64-bit edition catered to the Raspberry Pi 3, openSUSE developers have now released a 64-bit image of Leap 42.2 for the RPi3.
I've been running some fresh benchmarks of the recently released openSUSE Leap 42.2 compared to the rolling-release openSUSE Tumbleweed and friends. Those benchmarks will be posted shortly, but after using the Nouveau experience on Tumbleweed I found the need to comment.
Hitting the web this morning is the official release of openSUSE Leap 42.2.
Those rolling on openSUSE Tumbleweed can run the latest package updates to switch from Mesa 12 to the recently-released Mesa 13.
SUSECon is happening this week and timed with this event is the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2.
The second and final release candidate of openSUSE 42.2 Leap is now available for last-minute testing ahead of the official Linux distribution release later this month.
There is less than one month to go until openSUSE Leap 42.2 will be officially released while today marks the RC1 availability.
There are a number of exciting package updates for the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling-release Linux distribution.
Just one day after KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS was released, openSUSE Leap 42.2 Beta 3 is shipping and uses this new KDE desktop update by default.
The second beta of the upcoming openSUSE 42.2 Linux distribution is now available. One notable change is that 42.2 has switched to the KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS beta.
For those using openSUSE Leap rather than the Tumbleweed rolling-release flavor, the Leap 42.2 Beta 1 release is now available for your testing pleasure.
Ludwig Nussel has announced the release today of the third alpha release for the forthcoming openSUSE "Leap" 42.2 update.
There are more updates in the openSUSE land for both rolling-release Tumbleweed users as well as preparations for the 42.2 Leap update due out in November.
From 22 to 26 June, the openSUSE Conference has been taking place in Nürnberg. There's been live video streams for those not in Bavaria while now the video recordings are being uploaded for your enjoyment at your convenience.
OpenSUSE's Tumbleweed rolling-release distribution will soon join the likes of Fedora 24 and Clear Linux as being an early adopter of the new GCC 6.
The first alpha release for openSUSE 42.2 Leap is now available.
While KDE Neon was recently announced as an effort providing bleeding-edge KDE packages for Ubuntu, openSUSE developers have launched Krypton and Argon as their own similar initiatives.
For users of the rolling-release openSUSE Tumbleweed distribution, there has been a major rework of YaST taking place.
Last year SUSE announced KGraft as a new form of live Linux kernel patching to reduce downtime by avoiding reboots when applying kernel security updates, etc. The initial combined infrastructure work of kGraft and Red Hat's Kpatch was merged in Linux 4.0. Here's how SUSE is showing off their live kernel patching method.
The release of openSUSE 42.1 Leap is now available, which they call the "first hybrid distribution" and is comprised of sources from SUSE Linux Enterprise.
Back in September I posted Fedora vs. openSUSE vs. Manjaro vs. Debian vs. Ubuntu vs. Mint Linux Benchmarks. Of that six-way Linux distribution comparison, several Phoronix readers complained that I was somehow anti-openSUSE or that testing out-of-the-box distribution performance isn't right, since openSUSE 42.1 Leap tended to lose the most in that testing. Well, thanks to those tests, the out-of-the-box performance for openSUSE 42.1 is now going to be better.
The rolling-release openSUSE Tumblewed distribution has landed a number of significant KDE package updates.
The release candidate has arrived for openSUSE 42.1 "Leap" in anticipation of the distribution's official debut in early November.
Besides Oracle Linux, OpenSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server were among the first tier-one Linux distributions really backing the Btrfs file-system. SUSE has liked Btrfs for years and at last week's LinuxCon Europe 2015 in Dublin there was a presentation on their use of Btrfs with handling system rollbacks.
SUSE Labs is looking to hire another Linux graphics developer to be involved with Linux kernel and user-space driver development, including both X.Org and Wayland.
Earlier this week I posted a number of openSUSE Leap benchmarks of their different kernels: debug, default, desktop, and vanilla. Here's some follow-up tests with more results from comparing the openSUSE 42.1 Leap Beta kernel builds.
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