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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

English openSUSE wiki updated and moved home

The English openSUSE wiki has been moved and updated  successfully. If you encounter any issue, please let us know by mail to admin(@)opensuse.org. On July 11, the MediaWiki instance hosted behind en.opensuse.org was set to read only, with some slight downtimes. The reason for the downtime was the move of the wiki from the old […]

Posted on 10 July 2017 | 6:10 pm

openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 Tokyo: Call for proposals is open

  openSUSE.Asia Committee calls for proposals of talks for openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 held at the University of Electro-Communications on October 21 and 22. Please refer to the following announcement for the detail of openSUSE.Asia Summit: https://news.opensuse.org/2017/06/30/opensuse-asia-summit-2017-tokyo-japan/ The speakers are eligible to receive sponsorship from openSUSE Travel Support Program (TSP). Even if you live away from […]

Posted on 7 July 2017 | 9:50 pm

Plasma, Ceph, Git Update in Tumbleweed

Plasma 5.10.3, Ceph, Git and LibreOffice 5.4.0.1 are among the top package to arrive in openSUSE Tumbleweed this week. A total of six openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots arrived in the repositories this week and one of the snapshots includes a new beta version of AqBanking for banking. AqBanking, which is the successor of OpenHBCI2, is a […]

Posted on 6 July 2017 | 11:29 pm

openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 Tokyo, Japan

It is our great pleasure to announce that openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 will take place at the University of Electro Communications, Tokyo, Japan on October 21 and 22. openSUSE.Asia Summit is one of the great events for openSUSE community (i.e., both contributors, and users)  in Asia. Those who usually communicate online can get together from all […]

Posted on 30 June 2017 | 7:51 pm