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Making a Genius Scanner Work With SuSE

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My Genius ColorPage Vivid4 USB scanner worked acceptably under Windows, so it was the time to get it working with SANE.

SUSE 10.1 beta 3 Report

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A new beta of SUSE was released yesterday and since I missed beta2, I just had to look at beta 3. In a few words, no big changes are afoot, but plenty under-the-hood updates and few surprizes were found. Some of these new and improved items may have shown up in beta 2, so this is our report on SUSE development since beta 1.

Novell Shows Off Linux Desktop 10

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Nat Friedman, the company's vice president of Linux desktop engineering, showed Novell Linux Desktop 10 playing videos and MP3 music files, and exchanging music and photos with an iPod and a digital camera, in a keynote presentation at the Solutions Linux conference and trade show on the outskirts of Paris.

Novell targets the SMB market with partnerships

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On January 30th, Novell Inc. announced that it will start bundling support and training offerings with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for small and medium-sized businesses via its channel partners.

This news came only days after Novell announced that, as of March 1st, the Linux company will no longer force users into CLAs.

Novell's Linux Strategy Progress Report

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Two years after its move into the Linux distribution business, Novell is claiming to be enjoying a renaissance. Matthew Aslett tracks its progress.

Novell's SUSE Linux in Real Time

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Concurrent Real-Time Extensions Powered By SUSE Linux is an optimized version of SUSE Linux that provides guaranteed interrupt response times of fewer than 30 microseconds.

SuSE 10.1 Beta 1 Report

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Woohoo, Suse 10.1 Beta 1 is here, one of the milestones in the development of a new release. It came a bit later than expected, at least for me. I had picked out a coupla fast mirrors before hand and began my download before announcements were made. As soon as OSNews and Distrowatch reported its release, the mirrors slowed to a crawl. It took the better part of the 20th to download SUSE 10.1 beta1. All this to say, SUSE, even in beta, has got to be one of the most popular distros available. And with good reason. I've been following the development of SUSE since the formation of OpenSuse and I have acquired quite a liking to its polish and completeness, its great tools and little extras, and its fast performance and stability. As has become the norm here at Tuxmachines, we installed the new beta to look around and see what we see. This is our report.

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openSUSE Project Says 750,000 Linux Installs

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Novell's openSUSE.org project, launched in August 2005, continues to generate tremendous interest and activity, recently surpassing 13 million page views and 750,000 verified installations of SUSE® Linux.

Also: Novell To Offer OpenSUSE Development Framework

Celebrity Deathmatch: Windows XP vs SUSE Linux

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The mission that I set for myself some months ago was to find a desktop Linux worthy of replacing Windows XP—to rejoin the world of free software. A friend of mine in Minneapolis was using a Linux that I had never tried before: SUSE Linux. Goodbye, Windows XP. Goodbye, Fedora. Hello, SUSE.

Taking KDE 3.5 for a ride with SUSE

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If you're like a lot of KDE users, you probably want to give the latest and greatest version of the popular Linux desktop environment a try. However, if you're like a lot of newer users, you're also not quite sure how to go about upgrading your desktop.

It pays to be a Novell exec

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According to the press release, "During the fourth fiscal quarter 2005, Novell recognized Linux platform revenue of $61 million, which was up 418 percent from the year ago quarter." Sounds impressive, doesn't it?

SUSE 10.1 Alpha 4 Report

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OpenSuSE's SUSE Linux 10.1 alpha4 was released right on schedule December 15 and as usual those developers have been hard at work. No big visual changes, but plenty under-the-hood serve as testament to their dedication. Again some key features this release include superior performance, unparalleled stability, and unrivaled software availability. Weelll, almost...

Test Your Advanced SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 Skills

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The 30 exercises found in this sample chapter from Sam's allow you to test your knowledge with SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 at an advanced level.

Swiss government switches 3,000 systems to Linux

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Novell Inc. Tuesday announced an agreement with the government of Switzerland to replace the software in 3,000 of its servers with the company's SUSE Linux operating system.

REVIEW SUSE Linux 10.0

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The Holy Grail of Linux is to be so easy to install and use that the technologically illiterate can do it. The penguin community is working feverishly to this goal, which would give Microsoft's Windows a run for its money.

It's almost there.

HOWTO Install FreeNX Server on SUSE 10

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Not long ago, I reviewed SUSE Linux 10 and found that they had included the latest version of FreeNX. Once it was installed and working I have to say I was immediately impressed. I was overwhelmed with email from our readers asking that I write how to do it... so here we are!

Surviving a GNOME Update in SuSE 10

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Bottom line #1: Don't make a System Update blindly.
Bottom line #2: Don't make non-security updates "just because you can".

Novell in the News

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While some sites wonder if "Can Open Source Still Save Novell," others report "Novell Is Flush With Good News."

Most Common software installation sources for suse 10.0

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One of the most common questions among new SuSE users is asking where to get new software packages or RPMs. SuSE distributions come already loaded with a large multitude of applications. Yet not even SuSE can hold all the applications available.

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