Distribution will be first to offer Btrfs filesystem as an option during installation.
The OpenSuse community today kicked of its first Community Week programme. The week-long event running until May 17 includes sessions on KDE and Gnome as well as sessions on marketing, board matters and education.
OpenSuse fans can now take an advance look at release 11.2 following the release of the first milestone release by the OpenSuse team. OpenSuse 11.2 is scheduled to be released in November this year and the Milestone 1 release is mostly intended for developers and contributors who want to get involved in helping the team.
With week 10 firmly behind us it’s time for a short review of the week that was. It was a week that started off slowly with free software magazine news and downloads but picked up pace as it headed for the weekend. By the end of the week OpenSuse had named its future releases, announced a new release schedule, we had a new free software microblogging platform and Firefox had not only added a new beta for Firefox 3.1 but had decided to rename it 3.5.
OpenSuse 11.2 will be named “Fichte” and released in November. This is according to OpenSuse’s Stephan Kulow who said in an emailed announcement yesterday that the OpenSuse team would also now follow a fixed eight-month release schedule. Kulow said that OpenSuse 11.2 would be focused on integrating a number of key developments including KDE 4.3, GNOME 2.28 and Ext4, which will very likely become the default filesystem.
The OpenSuse development team has announced it will now follow a fixed release schedule, much like distributions such as Fedora, Mandriva and Ubuntu. In an emailed announcement yesterday, Stephan Kulow said that the community had decided to adopt an eight-month rotating cycle with the first release being OpenSuse 11.2 in November.
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Automated build tools can package software for most popular Linux distributions.
The OpenSuse development team will today release version 11.0 of its open source operating system, an OS that could well be seen as the biggest threat to Ubuntu Linux domination. Faster installations, better package management and top-notch multimedia support are just some of the things that make OpenSuse a significant release.
The OpenSUSE team have released the third beta of the upcoming 11.0 release. In an announcement Stephan Kulow said that “over 700 bugs were fixed since beta 2, more new artwork was added and several new package versions were included”. Kulow also said that the live installation should work flawlessly now with many changes added […]keep looking »