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SUSE Loses Another Former RadeonHD Developer

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phoronix.com: 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.

openSUSE 12.1 milestone 5 ready

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opensuse.org: openSUSE 12.1′s next milestone 5 is now ready for download. There’s a lot of interesting updates to the 12.1 release and some cool new technologies including GNOME 3 and SystemD.

Court rules against Utah’s SCO over Unix copyrights

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sltrib.com: A federal appeals court has upheld a jury verdict and a lower court ruling in a trial that found Novell Inc. — not The SCO Group — owned the copyrights to the Unix computer software operating system before 1995.

Has Microsoft's Patent Deal with Novell Hurt Red Hat?

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datamation.com: In November of 2006, Microsoft entered into a patent covenant and interoperability deal with Novell. In 2011, Microsoft has renewed and extended that deal to SUSE Linux, which was spun off from Novell as part of Attachmate's $2.2 billion acquisition of the company.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 189 is out

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'We Don't Get the Credit We Deserve'

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serverwatch.com: 2011 has been a big year for SUSE Linux. Novell, which had been the parent of SUSE, was acquired by Attachmate $2.2 billion dollar deal, and SUSE was spun out as a separate business unit.

Microsoft, world’s broadest supporter of Linux

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blogs.the451group: In writing recently about the continuation (451 subscribers) of the Microsoft-SUSE Windows-Linux interoperability and patent agreement, it occurred to me that in a sense, Microsoft is the broadest supporter of Linux in the industry.

The openSUSE Conference Program and Keynote Speakers

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news.opensuse.org: With our conference, osc11, fast approaching the excitement is building all over the project.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 188 is out

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openSUSE Strategy DONE!

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news.opensuse.org: Almost 2 years ago, at the first openSUSE conference, a discussion started about Strategy. A few months ago a final document was ready and on July 14th 2011, the strategy voting ended.

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