Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

openSUSE 13.1 Milestone 4, GNOME live ISO

Filed under
SUSE

GNOME Live ISO Overview/Review

The default desktop is no different from GNOME 3.0 and minimalistic but it does have a right click functionality which allows one to :-

* Change Desktop settings (gnome-control-center)
* Change wallpaper
* Curiously, the much hated, "Universal Access" settings has been removed from the top panel.

openSUSE 13.1, M4 features GNOME Version 3.9.1 and openSUSE 13.1 will be called "Bottle" . Here is a screenshot of GNOME settings "Details" which can be invoked using command "gnome-control-center" and navigating to "Details".

The Details application can be used to:-

* View System info like openSUSE and GNOME versions, System architecture etc.
* Set default applications for mail, browser, calendar, video, audio and images.
* Set default actions for various removable media like CD, DVD, USB etc.

Rest here




More in Tux Machines

50 Noteworthy New Open Source Projects

The list also includes a potpourri of projects from other categories, including Web content management, software-defined networking, desktop publishing, games, IT management, electronic health records, operating systems and more. All of these apps were released for the first time within the last couple of years and most of them haven't been featured on our lists in the past. Read more

Salix Fluxbox 14.1 Is a Lightweight Modular Distro Based on Slackware

Along with the Openbox version of Salix, the Fluxbox edition is one of the lightest iterations available in the series. Unfortunately, it's not exactly on the list of priorities for the developer and it's been trailing a little behind, but now it's ready. Salix is one the few very active distributions based on Slackware, which is a famous and very stable operating system that has been around for quite a while. It's rather different from what everyone else is doing because it is a modular system and it has a rolling release model. Read more

Oracle and Canonical collaborate on support for Oracle Linux on Ubuntu

As part of this collaboration, Canonical will support Ubuntu as a guest OS on Oracle Linux OpenStack, and Oracle will support Oracle Linux as a guest OS on Ubuntu OpenStack. Canonical will test Oracle Linux as a guest OS in its OpenStack Interoperability Lab (OIL) program. This gives customers the assurance the configuration is tested and supported by both organisations. Read more

Debian Switches Back To GNOME As Its Default Desktop

There still though is the chance for change as Hess explains, "Some desired data is not yet available, but at this point I'm around 80% sure that gnome is coming out ahead in the process. This is particularly based on accessibility and to some extent systemd integration... The only single factor that I think could outweigh the above is media size, if there was a strong desire by Debian to see a single CD with a standalone usable desktop. However, the Debian live team doesn't care about fitting on a traditional CD; and while the Debian CD team hasn't made a statement, my impression as a member is that this is not something we care enough about any more to make it a hard blocker on the default desktop." Read more