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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

Xamarin Ports Google's Android To Mono C#

Xamarin, the Mono company, has ported Google's Android source-code to C# that can be used with Mono. Hello Mono-droid?
1 May 2012 - Mono-droid - 16 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 12.2 Will Bring Plymouth, GRUB2, GCC 4.7

OpenSUSE 12.2 Milestone 2 is available today with several new features as the German-founded Linux distribution prepares for its official release this summer.
20 March 2012 - Woohoo - 3 Comments

OpenSUSE 12.2 Milestone 1 Released

OpenSUSE, the Linux distribution that also brews good beer, is out this week with the first milestone for the forthcoming openSUSE 12.2 Linux release.
17 February 2012 - Linux Beer

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 - 7 Comments

Roadmap For openSUSE 12.2: Summer 2012 Release

A road-map has been published for openSUSE 12.2, which puts this next release out for official availability in July.
21 January 2012 - Published

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 Release Candidate Arrives

For those that missed it, the openSUSE 12.1 Release Candidate arrived over the weekend.
25 October 2011 - Here It Is - 8 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

Systemd Gets Booted From openSUSE Tumbleweed

While systemd is being used by Fedora as the init manager and by other Linux distributions, it's not working out so well for openSUSE. For now, systemd is being removed from openSUSE Tumbleweed.
21 September 2011 - No More - 9 Comments

SUSE Loses Another Former RadeonHD Developer

Matthias Hopf, a SUSE developer working on the X11 stack for the past seven years and one of the original xf86-video-radeonhd driver developers, has left the company.
1 September 2011 - Hopf - 9 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 N├╝rnberg-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

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

Milestone 2 Of openSUSE 12.1 Has Arrived

The second milestone release of the forthcoming openSUSE 12.1 Linux operating system is now available.
22 June 2011 - New Release

The System For Switching To SystemD In OpenSUSE

While Fedora 15 may be the first Linux distribution to deploy the systemd start-up manager en mass, it's not the only distribution that's looking to take advantage of this new FreeDesktop.org project. There's packages also available for Debian, Gentoo, Arch, and even Ubuntu (although Canonical has no plans to use systemd over Upstart). In fact, originally systemd was going to be used in openSUSE 11.4 until it wasn't mature in time so then it got bumped to the next release. Now that development has begun on openSUSE 12.1, it's time to get the systemd support ready.
10 June 2011 - Expected - 7 Comments

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