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SUSE Releases Source-Code For kGraft Live Kernel Patching

Nearly two months ago SUSE announced a new way of live-patching the Linux kernel for reducing system downtime in cases of minor kernel changes or security fixes to avoid rebooting the system. This alternative to Ksplice is now publicly available, including the open kernel bits.

27 March 2014 - kGraft - 4 Comments
SUSE Develops New Way Of Live-Patching The Kernel

SUSE has announced they have developed a new way of live-patching a running kernel to avoid having to reboot the system when upgrading to the latest kernel version. There's been Ksplice as the leading means of live-upgrading a kernel but SUSE hopes their kGraft solution will be the superior mainline solution.

3 February 2014 - kGraft - 3 Comments
Why SUSE Likes The Btrfs File-System

While many assumed Fedora would be the first tier-one Linux distribution shipping with Btrfs by default, it looks like openSUSE may end up being the one. OpenSUSE has been looking at switching to Btrfs for their next release (post-13.1) and already in its current state feel Btrfs is safe for users -- nearly one year after SUSE Enterprise felt Btrfs is production-ready.

17 October 2013 - SUSE Btrfs - 20 Comments
OpenSUSE Looks To Switch To Btrfs For Next Release

With today's release of openSUSE 13.1 Beta has come some more interesting news about the future of the German-founded Linux distribution: they're hoping to switch to the next-generation Btrfs Linux file-system as their future default file-system.

19 September 2013 - OpenSUSE - 53 Comments
openSUSE 13.1 M4 Brings Ruby-Based YaST

The fourth and final development milestone of openSUSE 13.1 is now available. This development release ahead of the official openSUSE 13.1 debut in November is the first to integrate the new version of SUSE's YaST that is written in Ruby.

12 August 2013 - Milestone 4 - 5 Comments
openSUSE 13.1 M2 Plays On PulseAudio 4.0

In addition to Debian 7.1, another new Linux distribution release this weekend is openSUSE 13.1 Milestone 2. The openSUSE 13.1 M2 release contains many package updates and other changes over its predecessor.

16 June 2013 - openSUSE 13.1 - 3 Comments
OpenSUSE 13.1 Milestone 1 Released

The openSUSE development community has announced the immediate release of the first milestone release of openSUSE 13.1. This is the distribution's first development release ahead of their plans to ship 13.1 final in November.

17 May 2013 - openSUSE 13.1 - 1 Comment
Open Build Service 2.4 Supports Arch, Secure Boot

OBS, the Open Build Service developed largely by openSUSE, has reached version 2.4. With Open Build Service 2.4 comes support for a new package format, Secure Boot signing, and other features.

30 April 2013 - Open Build Service - 1 Comment
OpenSUSE 12.2 vs. 12.3 Linux Performance Tests

For those looking out for Linux performance benchmarks of this week's release of openSUSE 12.3, look no further. Here's some benchmark results comparing the performance of openSUSE 12.2 to the new 12.3 release.

15 March 2013 - openSUSE 12.3 - 5 Comments
OpenSUSE 12.3 Released

Six months after releasing openSUSE 12.2, the openSUSE 12.3 release is now ready for Linux users worldwide.

13 March 2013 - openSUSE 12.3 - 9 Comments
OpenSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2 Is Heavy On Updates

The second development milestone release of openSUSE 12.3 is now available for testing. This latest release, which comes more than one month after Milestone One, packs more than 470 updated packages plus other changes.

18 December 2012 - OpenSUSE 12.3 - Add A Comment
OpenSUSE: Gaming, Wayland, USB Hacking & ARM

Last month was the 2012 OpenSUSE Conference in Prague along side the disorganized LinuxDays event. Videos from the openSUSE Conference sessions have been uploaded on YouTube for those who didn't make it to the Czech event.

20 November 2012 - OpenSUSE Conference - Add A Comment

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