lwn.net: Novell has announced that its much-loved "SaX2" tool for the configuration of the X Window System will be retired as of the openSUSE 11.2 release. "Novell has decided to no longer invest in development maintenance of SaX2 but instead rely on the new automatic and dynamic configuration features and invest in desktop applets to perform dynamic changes."
danlynch.org/blog: Novell can be a controversial company in some parts of the FOSS community, but whatever your personal view you can’t deny they’re also contributing to progress in many ways. They employ a lot of important Linux kernel developers for one example.
Issue #99 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out.
techiemoe.com: SuSE was at one time my distribution of choice. The main reason then was because I could buy it at a retail store and come home with several discs worth of every piece of software I needed, and I didn't need an internet connection for any of it.
torrentfreak.com: The Pirate Bay’s tracker closure has spurred several discussions about DHT, BitTorrent’s fallback technology for when central trackers are unavailable. According to some, DHT has some problems of its own. Novell, for example, decided to ship openSUSE with the BitTorrent client Transmission, but not before stripping DHT support.
This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 11.2 64bit (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP, CGI and SSI support, Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH, TLS and virtual mail users, MyDNS DNS server, Pureftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
- openSUSE 11.2 - James Bond's choice
- OpenSUSE 11.2
- Enhancing openSUSE 11.2:
cordis.europa.eu: A team of researchers has implemented support for ‘trusted computing’ in a commercially available version of the open source operating system Linux, breaking new ground in the global drive toward more secure computing environments.