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openSUSE Weekly News, issue 87 out

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Issue #87 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!

Long-term support for free SUSE Linux discussed

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heise.de: The reduction of the support duration for openSUSE from 24 to 18 months has sparked a discussion among the openSUSE community about a free SUSE Linux version with long-term support.

openSUSE-LXDE live CD now ready

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opensuse.org: Yes, that’s true! After some develop and tests i finally completed the openSUSE-LXDE live installable iso based on openSUSE 11.1 made with SUSE-STUDIO.

Defence spends $1.7m on ultimate Linux flight simulator

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itnews.com.au: The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has revealed its latest flight simulator runs on Suse Linux-based clusters of Opteron servers and uses an open source graphics platform.

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Issue #86 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!

Apache’s Gianugo Rabellino to Keynote openSUSE Conference

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opensuse.org: Our closing keynote will be delivered by Gianugo Rabellino, Chief Executive Officer of Sourcesense and member of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

2,000 ISVs Embrace Novell SUSE Linux Appliance Program

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thevarguy.com: As Novell prepares to announce quarterly results on Aug. 27, the company offered this tidbit of information: More than 2,000 independent software vendors (ISVs) have signed up for the SUSE Appliance Program — which is less than a month old.

openSUSE Weekly News, issue #85

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