linux.com: The openSUSE project has a new board, and the new board has big plans. The distribution's first board was appointed by Novell in November 2007, tasked with the unusual job of "bootstrapping" a community-elected board that could guide the project with a balance of Novell and non-Novell influence.
cnet.com: Novell laid off employees close to its SUSE home in Germany and Austria shutting sales offices in Vienna, Munich, and Berlin. The number of employees laid off has not yet been made public.
blog.taragana: Open Suse is coming out with their new version of 11.1 and we are at it. openSUSE 11.1 beta 4 is just released, while the official launch of the final version is on 18 December, 2008. We took a detailed look into openSUSE 11.1 beta 4 and here are the gems we found.
ostatic.com: openSUSE 11.1 is moving ever closer to its December release date. One of the changes long time openSUSE users will notice right away is the new YaST disk partitioner.
opensuse.org: The openSUSE Project is happy to announce the availability of openSUSE 11.1 beta 4. This release includes a number of important bugfixes since the last beta, as well as a few new bugs that need to be squashed before the final release.
Issue #44 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out! In this week’s issue: Less than 50 days to openSUSE 11.1, Results of the 1st openSUSE Board Election, and OpenOffice.org 3.0 final.
linuxplanet.com: It's not easy for a Linux company to let go the reins of control over its community Linux distribution. Just ask Red Hat, which started to let go of Fedora and then decided to keep managing it (Red Hat keeps its grip on Fedora). But, now Novell is loosening its apron strings on its community Linux openSUSE.
Also: RealPlayer dropped from openSUSE, here’s why
And: Status update for openSUSE 11.1 beta 4
opensuse.org: So the polls are closed now and all votes have been accounted for and confirmed valid, and we are now proud to announce the election results!
Issue #43 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out! In this week’s issue: openSUSE Build Service Webclient Survey Started, Development Release: openSUSE 11.1 Beta 3 Now Available, and People of openSUSE: Henne Vogelsang.
arstechnica.com: OpenSUSE 11.1 beta 3 offers some nice improvements and comes with the latest versions of popular open source software programs.