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New Repository Caters to Tumbleweed’s Nvidia Users

Using Nvidia drivers on openSUSE Tumbleweed in the past was cumbersome and fragile when it came to regular snapshot updates. Often users needed to uninstall the NVIDIA’s userspace driver (like libGL, Xserver glx library, etc.) before updating to the latest Tumbleweed snapshot and reinstall the NVIDIA’s userspace driver afterward. Otherwise users may have ended up […]

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 8:15 pm

New KDE Applications, PulseAudio Arrive in Tumbleweed

The last openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshot has arrived and brought the newest version of KDE Applications as well as a new PulseAudio version. KDE Applications 17.08.1 was released in the 20170911 snapshot along with an updated version of GNU Compiler Collection 6. The newest 17.08.1 version included 20 recorded bugfixes with improvements to Gwenview, Kdenlive, Konsole, […]

Posted on 14 September 2017 | 9:01 pm

Design Selected for openSUSE.Asia Summit

Thank you for designing great logos and helping us to choose one from them. As a result of the final vote, two candidates tied for the first place. openSUSE.Asia Summit Committee discussed which one should be this year’s logo. The committee decided to use the fantastic work designed by Ramadoni Ashudi. The theme of the […]

Posted on 14 September 2017 | 12:58 am

Are Governments Held Hostage? Why openSUSE Supports Public Money Public Code

Public Money? Public Code! from Free Software Foundation Europe on Vimeo. Europeans can disagree on political issues, but there is one issue the open-source community is bringing to the political spectrum that many citizens can find agreement about; publicly funded software has to be Free and Open Source Software. “Public institutions spend millions of euros […]

Posted on 13 September 2017 | 10:06 pm

Catching up with Tumbleweed Snapshots

The last review readers received about openSUSE Tumbleweed was a while ago, so it’s time to catch up on the new packages available for the rolling release. Release manager Dominique Leuenberger gave subscribers of the openSUSE Factory Mailing List a nice review of 11 snapshots from July 28 to August 16 in his Review of […]

Posted on 24 August 2017 | 8:48 pm

Cast your Vote — openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 Logo

Following the announcement of our logo contests, thanks to our awesome community as usual, we now have several logos. Choosing the best of them off course was a lot of work for us and so the openSUSE.Asia Summit committee has decided that the community will choose its own logo for the summit. We are happy […]

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 12:40 am

openSUSE Leap 42.3 Cloud Images Become Available

Cloud images for openSUSE Leap 42.3 are now available for Azure, Google Compute Engine and more cloud providers. The images for Amazon Web Services (AWS EC2) are expected to arrive soon as they were recently submitted for review by the AWS Marketplace team. “Compared to openSUSE Leap 42.2 we were in much better shape releasing […]

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 8:40 pm

openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017: Call for Sponsorships

The openSUSE.Asia Committee is seeking sponsors for the fourth edition of openSUSE.Asia Summit. The summit will take place in Tokyo, Japan, from Oct. 21– 22, 2017. With more than 100 attendees every year, we expect the trend to follow suit. Our attendees are home, power and business users. Sponsorship covers facility and travel costs. We […]

Posted on 28 July 2017 | 6:01 pm

Refresh of Linux Distribution Continues Leveraging Community, Enterprise Benefits

(Languages: DE, ES, FR, IT, ZH, zh_TW) openSUSE Leap 42.3 Gives Smooth Desktop and Server Upgrade The openSUSE Project released openSUSE Leap 42.3 today bringing the community version more closely aligned with its shared core of SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 12 Service Pack 3. The mutual packages of both Leap and SLE distributions give seasoned […]

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 6:12 pm

openSUSE Heroes Spring Into Action

Mike Tyson might have said it best when he said “everyone has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth.” Tyson’s point is that plans change, especially in the moment of executing a plan and that’s exactly what the openSUSE Heroes did with updating the wikis; minus the punch in the mouth. Yesterday evening […]

Posted on 19 July 2017 | 6:05 pm