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openSUSE Heroes ♥ Let’s Encrypt™ – Expect certificate exchange

Maybe some of you noticed, that our certificate * on many of services will expire soon (on 2018-04-23). As we noticed that – as well – we decided to put a bit of work into this topic and we will use Let’s Encrypt certificates for the encrypted services of the openSUSE community. This is just […]

Posted on 20 April 2018 | 4:57 am

Elections for openSUSE Board Run Until April 27

The ballots for Elections to fill the three seats on the openSUSE Board are open until April 27. The voting began April 15 and openSUSE Members are able to vote for the following candidates: Gertjan Lettink ( Knurpht ) Simon Lees Ana Martinez Gerry Makaro ( Fraser_Bell ) Aaron Luna openSUSE Members should have received […]

Posted on 19 April 2018 | 7:09 pm

openSUSE Leap 15 Release Scheduled for May 25

The release of openSUSE Leap 15 is scheduled to be release during the first day of this year’s openSUSE Conference in Prague, Czech Republic on May 25. The package submission deadline for non-bug fix package updates is April 24 as Leap enters the release candidate phase. The scheduled release for Leap 15 is May 25 […]

Posted on 19 April 2018 | 2:08 am

Tumbleweed Starts Week with Plasma, DigiKam Updates

KDE‘s newest point version of Plasma 5.12.4 was released in the first of five openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots that were released this week. The  most recent snapshot was 20180403 and it included several updates for gstreamer 1.12.5 packages. Multiple bugs were fixed for gstreamer-editing-services, gstreamer-plugins-libav and gstreamer-validate. The gstreamer-rtsp-server package update to 1.12.5 had to drop […]

Posted on 6 April 2018 | 9:23 pm

Questions and Answers With Candidates for openSUSE Board Elections

Elections for the openSUSE Board have been postponed until mid-April. Until then, the community can familiarize themselves with the candidates who are running for three available seats on the board. openSUSE Community Members can engage with the candidates directly or on the openSUSE-project mailing list if they have specific questions for a candidate(s). Candidates running […]

Posted on 3 April 2018 | 7:41 pm

openSUSE Elections Postponed

The elections for the openSUSE Board have been postponed until April 15. The postponement will extend Phase 1 of the elections and give candidates more time to campaign and engage with the community. The voting phase (Phase 2) will start April 15. Interviews with the candidates will posted next week on There will also be […]

Posted on 31 March 2018 | 8:38 pm

Tumbleweed Now Has Ratings for Snapshots

Major Krita Release Arrives in Tumbleweed openSUSE’s rolling distribution Tumbleweed produces high-quality snapshots and a new rating tool for the snapshots has labeled two out of the last four snapshots as stable. The past two snapshots are still pending a rating as it takes about a week after the snapshot release to develop a rating. […]

Posted on 29 March 2018 | 10:31 pm

Elections for openSUSE Board Approaching

Campaigning for the elections of the openSUSE Board is nearing its end and will move on to the Phase 2 Election phase beginning April 2. There are three seats available on the board for this election for a standard 24-month term. Below is the list of candidates and a link to their posts with a […]

Posted on 27 March 2018 | 9:49 pm

openSUSE.Asia Summit 2018: Call for Host

The openSUSE.Asia organization committee is accepting proposals to host the openSUSE.Asia Summit during the second half of 2018. The openSUSE.Asia Summit is the largest annual openSUSE conference in Asia, attended by contributors and enthusiasts from all over Asia. The event focuses primarily on the openSUSE distribution, its applications for personal and enterprise use, and open […]

Posted on 13 March 2018 | 7:17 pm

Tumbleweed Updates Several GNU Packages

openSUSE’s rolling distribution Tumbleweed has had five snapshots so far this month and a lot of those snapshots have includes several GNU packages. There were many other packages and the first snapshot of the month included an update for KDE Plasma. Here are just a few of those packages that have been updated so far […]

Posted on 8 March 2018 | 11:14 pm