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.
Announced this morning was the much anticipated beta of openSUSE 42.1 "Leap".
Released today is the second development milestone of Leap, the next major version of openSUSE that is more closely aligned with SUSE Linux Enterprise.
It's just been a few weeks since OpenSUSE Leap M1 while the next milestone is planned for release in early September. The geckos are making good progress on this major update to the non-rolling version of openSUSE.
Following a slight delay, the first milestone release of openSUSE 42.1 "Leap" is now available for testing.
The next openSUSE release is scheduled to come in November and developers are still working on putting out the first development milestone release.
The latest non-rolling release of openSUSE is version 13.2, but openSUSE 42 is the next version now under development.
Talked about recently were the KDE Plasma 5 transition plans for openSUSE and coming out today are more details on the planned switch.
The openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling-release distribution has already been using systemd for some time, but they've kept to using syslog for system messaging logging. However, that's going to change as Tumbleweed integrates systemd's journal.
openSUSE Tumbleweed, the rolling-release version of the popular German Linux distribution, is keeping up well with all of the innovations in the free software ecosystem.
Live kernel patching is now officially available on SUSE Linux Enterprise. SUSE announced the availability today of SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching, a means of performing kernel patching without the need for reboots. The SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching is based on their kGraft technology.
After one year of development and a change in their development practices, openSUSE 13.2 was officially released this morning.
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 is out today! SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 supports all of the latest open-source/Linux technologies and more.
openSUSE's Factory and Tumbleweed rolling-release projects will be merged into one next month around the time of the openSUSE 13.2 release.
Following almost ten thousand downloads of openSUSE 13.2 Beta, the first release candidate is out for this first openSUSE release using the Btrfs file-system by default.
With this week's openSUSE 13.2 Beta release I decided to run some benchmarks to see how the performance compares to that of Fedora Linux.
With today's openSUSE 13.2 Beta release I decided to give it a whirl on the Core i7 5960X test system to see how things go for this latest openSUSE update gearing up for its official debut in November.
openSUSE 13.2 is planned for release in November and in preparation for that big milestone the first beta release is available this Monday morning.
On Monday Phoronix was the first to report from the point that SUSE's parent company was bought out in what's now being referred to as a merger of The Attachmate Group and Micro Focus. The openSUSE community has now issued an announcement concerning this recent corporate activity.
SUSE's parent company The Attachmate Group has been bought out.
Back in July was the announcement of openSUSE Factory turning more into a rolling-release distribution and now we have some hard numbers to look at the popularity of that change.
OpenSUSE "Factory" up to now has referred to the development version of the openSUSE Linux distribution while being announced by SUSE today is that it's also going to serve as an independent distribution under a rolling-release development model.
The openSUSE Board announced this morning that Vincent Untz has stepped down as the openSUSE Board Chairman.
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