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What's new in openSUSE 12.3

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SUSE With the new version, 12.3, the openSUSE developers are presenting an update of their popular Linux distribution that offers a redesigned, elegant desktop, updated software and various technological improvements.

openSUSE 12.3 is Here

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SUSE Hear ye, hear ye! I proudly take it upon myself as an interested observer and bit of an advocate to proclaim the release of openSUSE 12.3 as achieved. Come one, come all, step up and download the latest from the Geeko.

OpenSUSE's Jos Poortvliet: Collaborate or Die

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SUSE Last month, Jos Poortvliet's job as openSUSE community manager brought his career full-circle. He was chosen to lead a discussion on open governance at the Summit of New Thinking in Berlin.

Does SUSE Linux Have A Future?

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SUSE Remember SUSE? Way back when it was the cutting-edge Linux distribution, and held its own with Red Hat. With Red Hat dominating the enterprise Linux server market, Canonical owning the Linux desktop market, and Google's Android running roughshod over everyone in the mobile market, what, exactly, is left for SUSE?

openSUSE 12.2 - 94,460 Downloads First 24

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SUSE The exact number of Linux users has always been an illusive answer. Everybody wants to know, several have tried, but no one really knows how many people use Linux. But openSUSE knows how many people downloaded their 12.2 images in the first 24 hours after release.

openSUSE 12.3 Beta 1 Released with Pizza

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SUSE Today Jos Poortvliet announced the arrival of openSUSE's developmental release, openSUSE 12.3 Beta 1. He expressed the importance of getting this release "a good workout." As an incentive a pizza party is planned, because, after all, hacking is quite difficult on an empty tummy.

openSUSE 12.2 Review: an Immaculate Conception

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opensuseadventures.blogspot: When I first updated my computer to 12.2 I wasn't all that impressed, but that was apparently due to having used the live upgrade via 'zypper dup.' Earlier today (December 20th) I got fed up with some of the anomalies and accumulated mess of my system, and decided to reinstall.

openSUSE 12.3 preview

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SUSE openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2 was released two days ago, a month after Milestone 1 was released. The final edition, openSUSE 12.3, is not expected until around the ides of March 2013, so a milestone release offers a good opportunity to see what goodies will be on the final version.

SUSE Linux Says Btrfs is Ready to Roll

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SUSE The advanced Butter/Better/B-tree Filesystem, Btrfs, is still labeled as experimental. Most distros include Btrfs, and Btrfs has been included in mainline Linux kernels since the 2.6.29 kernel. To use it just install the user-space tools. So what's the story, is it ready for prime time or not?

OpenSUSE's Jos Poortvliet: Collaborate or Become Obsolete

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SUSE Last month, Jos Poortvliet's job as openSUSE community manager brought his career full-circle. Poortvliet now has a decade of evangelism for the free software movement as well as a unique perspective on the open source community.

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