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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

Plan A Community Release Party for openSUSE Leap 42.3

Many people are anxiously awaiting for the release of openSUSE Leap 42.3 next week, but before the release arrives, you can prepare for a Release Party to celebrate the upcoming achievement with members of the open-source and openSUSE community. Host your own Release Party. If you don’t know how to do this, there is a […]

Posted on 17 July 2017 | 9:42 pm

Heroes preparing to make the leap

You might have noticed some normally unwanted activity over the last weeks affecting the openSUSE infrastructure – resulting in reduced availability or downtime of the provided services. Today we are happy to announce that most of the infrastructure work is done and the openSUSE Heroes together with the SUSE-IT team achieved a lot – ready […]

Posted on 15 July 2017 | 6:43 am

openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 Logo Competition

Today, we will start a logo competition for openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017, which is going to be held in Tokyo, Japan. A logo is an essential material for the successful summit. As you have seen, the former openSUSE.Asia summits logos reflect the communities where the summit took place. Following tradition, we will have logo competition to […]

Posted on 15 July 2017 | 5:17 am

Tumbleweed Snapshots Update AppStream, Mesa, Frameworks

This past week’s openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots have produced several fixes and improvements, including some for KDE users and those using AMD hardware. Mesa 17.1.4 was among the most interesting packages in snapshot  20170710. The update to Mesa brought an AMD drivers fix for the proper generation of Surrogate ID (SID) Tables and an RadeonSI improvements […]

Posted on 13 July 2017 | 10:14 pm

Join the 3D Design and Printing Workshop

Members of the openSUSE will host a 3D Design and Printing Workshop in Nuremberg on Sept. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m at SUSE Headquarter. The workshop, which as 60 spots available, will focus on teaching attendees on how to design and print 3D objects with open source tools like InkScape (easy enough for […]

Posted on 11 July 2017 | 8:19 pm