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openSUSE 12.2 Is Now On ARM Hardware

Two months after openSUSE 12.2 was released for x86 architectures, the gold master images are now available for ARM with flavors for the popular ARM SoC development boards.

6 November 2012 - Released - 2 Comments
OpenSUSE For ARM Is Almost Ready

The first openSUSE ARM release is nearly ready. The openSUSE 12.2 for ARM should be out next week while available today is the second and final release candidate.

29 October 2012 - OpenSUSE - 2 Comments
OpenSUSE ARMs Up For A Low-Power Battle

While Ubuntu has been taking the ARM server and desktop markets seriously for quite some time and is leading quite well on that front, Fedora has been getting behind ARM, and other distributions like Gentoo and Arch have their own interesting ARM Linux undertakings, openSUSE has been rather late to the party.

22 October 2012 - OpenSUSE ARM - 1 Comment
OpenSUSE On ARM Hits Release Candidate Stage

There's more Linux ARM news today besides the merging of Cortex A15 Xen virtualization and ARM 64-bit support for the Linux 3.7 kernel. The latest news is the availability of a release candidate for openSUSE on ARM.

1 October 2012 - openSUSE ARM - Add A Comment
OpenSUSE: Not Everyone Likes SystemD

Not everyone is fond of migrating from SysVinit to systemd as the prominent Linux init daemon, with there being many vocal openSUSE users wanting to stay clear of systemd.

10 September 2012 - OpenSUSE SystemD - 49 Comments
openSUSE 12.2 RC1 Surfaces

One month after openSUSE admitted it had a problem and was seeking a new direction, the first release candidate of openSUSE 12.2 is now available.

13 July 2012 - New openSUSE RC - 1 Comment
openSUSE Has A Problem, Is Seeking New Direction

Stephan Kulow, the release manager for openSUSE, has publicly acknowledged this morning that this community distribution to SUSE has found itself in a problem and they're now looking to the community to seek out a fundamentally new direction for this Linux distribution.

14 June 2012 - openSUSE - 76 Comments
openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 3 Brings Some Highlights

Andreas Jaeger announced today the release of openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 3, which is the latest development release in the road to this next major openSUSE release, and this version does include several major user-facing changes.

12 April 2012 - openSUSE - 2 Comments
OpenSUSE Enters The Beer Business With "Old Toad"

Nearly all of the X.Org/Wayland coverage from last week's FOSDEM 2012 event is available on Phoronix. There's one other Phoronix point to make from FOSDEM 2012... For those that don't know, openSUSE is in the beer business. Yes, the Linux project does really sell openSUSE beer.

9 February 2012 - openSUSE Beer - Add A Comment
OpenSUSE May Finally Pull In Plymouth

While Plymouth is now quite mature and didn't see too much new activity in 2011, it may be finding its way into another Linux distribution. The openSUSE developers are debating to use Plymouth as a replacement to bootsplash.

6 January 2012 - Boot Screen - 2 Comments
Phasing Out SysVInit In openSUSE Raises Concerns

OpenSUSE 12.1 introduced support for systemd but it didn't defenestrate SysVinit as there are still some dependencies on this older init system. However, there's a proposal now to completely phase out SysVinit within openSUSE and it's been met by some mixed views.

20 December 2011 - systemd - 24 Comments
openSUSE 12.1 Boot Performance

While yesterday I put out openSUSE 12.1 benchmarks for those interested in the performance of this updated Linux distribution, questions have arose about the boot performance, in particular due to openSUSE moving towards systemd and making other advancements.

17 November 2011 - Results - 9 Comments
openSUSE 12.1 Reaches Beta

The beta release of openSUSE 12.1 was released on Saturday in time for various openSUSE "beta pizza parties" being held around the world.

3 October 2011 - Beta Hit - 6 Comments
openSUSE 12.1 Milestone 5 Appears

Besides Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1, also releasing today is openSUSE 12.1 Milestone 5. This openSUSE release is in preparation for the Nürnberg-based distribution having its official release in November. Among the features for openSUSE 12.1 is integration with the systemd manager and the GNOME 3.2 desktop.

1 September 2011 - Online - 4 Comments
Milestone 3 For openSUSE 12.1

The third milestone release of openSUSE 12.1 is now available. This third development update -- in their road to releasing openSUSE 12.1 final on the 11th of November -- brings many package updates.

22 July 2011 - Now Available - Add A Comment
SUSE Formally Hands Off Mono Control To Xamarin

News out of Nuremberg today is that SUSE has formally partnered up with Xamarin to take responsibility for the existing (and future) SUSE/Novell customers using Mono, to take over stewardship of the Mono project, and Xamarin gains rights to the IP surrounding Mono.

18 July 2011 - Partnership - Add A Comment

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