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openSUSE Conference 2020: Call for Hosts

The openSUSE Project is pleased to announce that it is accepting proposals for openSUSE Conference 2020. The Call for Hosts will be open until April 15, 2019. The openSUSE Conference Organizational Team will review the submissions with the hopes of having a decision announced about the location of oSC20 at the openSUSE Conference 2019 in […]

Posted on 25 September 2018 | 10:22 pm

Tumbleweed Gets New Versions of KDE Plasma, Applications

A total of four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were delivered to users of the rolling release this past week and the snapshot brought new versions of KDE Plasma and KDE Applications. The most recent snapshot 20180917 updated three packages. The GNOME package dconf-editor was updated to  3.30.0. Users of the ext2 filesystem will notice the utility […]

Posted on 20 September 2018 | 10:28 pm

openSUSE to Have Summit in Nashville

The openSUSE community is headed to Nashville, Tennessee, next year and will have the openSUSE SUmmit Nashville April 5 through April 6, 2019, during the end of SUSE’s premier annual global technical conference SUSECON. Registration for the event is open and the Call for Papers is open until Jan. 15. Partners of openSUSE, open-source community […]

Posted on 18 September 2018 | 8:52 pm

Latest Tumbleweed Snapshot Brings Major Versions of Flatpak, qemu, Thunderbird , Nano

Since the last openSUSE Tumbleweed update, three snapshots have been released and the latest snapshot has brought two new major versions of both Flatpak and qemu. On the heels of the Libre Application Summit last week, which is a conference focusing on sandboxing and application distribution, a new major version of Flatpak was released in […]

Posted on 14 September 2018 | 11:46 pm

Hexchat, Duplicity Among Packages Updated in Tumbleweed

Three openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were released this week that updated versions of dbus, hexchat and more. Snapshot 20180903 updated extended attributes extensions with the attr 2.4.48 package, which removed various deprecated sections like attr/attr.h and added a patch to have tests working with newer perls. The bash-completion 2.8 package fixed getting username in non-login shells. […]

Posted on 7 September 2018 | 7:28 am

openSUSE.Asia Summit

openSUSE.Asia Summit is an annual conference organized since 2014 every time in a different Asian city. Although it is a really successful event, which plays a really important role in spreading openSUSE all around the world, it is not an event everybody in openSUSE knows about. Because of that I would like to tell you […]

Posted on 6 September 2018 | 3:58 am

Registration, CfP for openSUSE Conference 2019 Open

openSUSE is pleased to announce that registration and the call for papers for the openSUSE Conference 2019 (oSC19), which takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, are open. The dates for this year’s conference will be May 24 through May 26 once again at the Z-Bau. Submission for the call for papers will be open until Feb […]

Posted on 1 September 2018 | 1:20 am

Tumbleweed Snapshots Bring Changes for KVM, QEMU, Xen

Two openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were once again released this past week, which included two Linux Kernel updates. The most recent snapshot, 20180818, updated the kernel to version 4.18.0, which brought many changes for KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine). Mozilla Firefox 61.0.2 improved website rendering with the Retained Display List feature enabled and also fixed broken DevTools […]

Posted on 23 August 2018 | 11:26 pm

Language, Networking Packages Get Updates in Tumbleweed

There were two openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots this past week that mostly focused on language and network packages. The Linux Kernel also received an update a couple days ago to version 4.17.13. The packages in the 20180812 Tumbleweed snapshot brought fixes in NetworkManager-applet 1.8.16, which also modernized the package for GTK 3 use in preparations for […]

Posted on 16 August 2018 | 8:48 pm

openSUSE Kubic Moves in a New Direction

Dear Community, It has been more than a year since the openSUSE community started the Kubic Project, and it’s worth looking back over the last months and evaluating where we’ve succeeded, where we haven’t, and share with you all our plans for the future. A stable base for the future Much of our success has been in the area generally referred […]

Posted on 9 August 2018 | 8:07 pm