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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 - 18 Comments

openSUSE 13.1 RC1 Arrives, Btrfs Is "Safe For Users"

The first release candidate of openSUSE 13.1, which is due for release as stable in November, is now available. With openSUSE 13.1, using the Btrfs file-system should be considered a safe option.
11 October 2013 - openSUSE 13.1 RC1 - 8 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 Goes Into Beta With Linux 3.11

The first beta release of openSUSE 13.1 is now available and making the cut before the feature freeze was the Linux 3.11 kernel and Mesa 9.2.0.
19 September 2013 - openSUSE 13.1 - 3 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 Switching To Ruby-Based YaST

YaST, the SUSE-developed administration and control utility that's original to the German-based Linux distribution, is being rewritten in Ruby for the upcoming openSUSE 13.1 release.
6 June 2013 - YaST - 18 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

OpenSUSE Considers Replacing LXDE With E17

In an effort to make Enlightenment E17 available through the openSUSE installer and DVD, the lightweight LXDE desktop environment may be pushed away.
16 May 2013 - LXDE To E17 - 29 Comments

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

SUSE Releases Icecream 1.0 Distributed Build Tool

After one decade in development, SUSE developers have released Icecream 1.0.0. Icecream is a build utility similar in nature to distcc.
8 April 2013 - Icecream - 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 RC2 Better Supports UEFI, Live Media

Version 12.3 of openSUSE is due out in two weeks and as the final stepping stone, openSUSE 12.3 Release Candidate 2 is now on the Internet.
28 February 2013 - openSUSE - 7 Comments

OpenSUSE 12.3 RC1 Is Ready To Be Hit On

The first release candidate of openSUSE 12.3 is now available for those wanting to give this popular Linux distribution a try.
7 February 2013 - OpenSUSE 12.3 RC1 - 1 Comment

The OpenSUSE 12.3 Beta Arrives Today

The beta release of the forthcoming openSUSE 12.3 Linux distribution is being pushed onto the Internet today.
17 January 2013 - OpenSUSE 12.3

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

SUSE Enterprise Considers Btrfs Production Ready

SUSE is now comfortable officially supporting the Btrfs file-system and considering it a "production ready" Linux file-system.
10 December 2012 - SUSE - 15 Comments

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 - 5 Comments

OpenSUSE 12.3 Being Prepped With Numerous Changes

The first developmental milestone release of the forthcoming openSUSE 12.3 was made publicly available today.
8 November 2012 - openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 1 - 29 Comments

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