SUSE is now comfortable officially supporting the Btrfs file-system and considering it a "production ready" Linux file-system.
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.
The first developmental milestone release of the forthcoming openSUSE 12.3 was made publicly available today.
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.
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.
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.
The inaugural Czech LinuxDays along with other co-hosted Linux events -- a Gentoo mini conference, openSUSE Conference, and SUSE Labs -- is getting underway tomorrow in Prague.
The openSUSE distribution has released milestone zero of their next major release, openSUSE 12.3.
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.
Thanks to the Google Summer of Code, the openSUSE distribution made progress on several fronts.
One week from today the XDC2012 X.Org developer summit will be getting underway from the SUSE headquarters in Nürnberg.
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.
As expected, openSUSE 12.2 was released today as the latest major community distribution release out of the SUSE camp.
If all goes according to plan, openSUSE 12.2 will be released tomorrow after seeing a delay after being challenged by problems.
OpenSUSE 12.2 Release Candidate 2 is now available as the latest development version of this delayed Linux distribution that's seeking a new direction.
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.
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.
Xamarin, the Mono company, has ported Google's Android source-code to C# that can be used with Mono. Hello Mono-droid?
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.
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.
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.
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.
A road-map has been published for openSUSE 12.2, which puts this next release out for official availability in July.
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.
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.
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.
For those that missed it, the openSUSE 12.1 Release Candidate arrived over the weekend.
The beta release of openSUSE 12.1 was released on Saturday in time for various openSUSE "beta pizza parties" being held around the world.
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.
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.
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