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OpenSUSE: Quiet, Not Dead

Posted in Novell, OpenSUSE at 11:07 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: News and commentary about the OpenSUSE project, including videos

OPENSUSE is still around and it is being reviewed now. Found in TinyOgg the other day was this clip:


One reader, Brandon, challenged my claims about OpenSUSE, so I made quick video to explain my position. “Thoughts on OpenSUSE” I called it and it is a personal perspective on the OpenSUSE project before and after Attachmate and Novell takeovers

YouTube: Thoughts on OpenSUSE – Part 1

Or as Ogg:


YouTube: Thoughts on OpenSUSE – Part 2

Or as Ogg:


So anyway, what’s up with OpenSUSE this week? We write about the project at least once a week and this time around we see some developments around openSUSE in Greece, OBS [1, 2], and GSoC-related work [1, 2]. In other OpenSUSE news, there is not much but the occasional mention in relation to particular applications that people can run on OpenSUSE (there are also HOWTOs, e.g. [1, 2]). Following the vote on strategy which we wrote about before, we await the results of the overhaul:

The vote on the openSUSE strategy is closing on 30th of june. So official openSUSE members have the opportunity for ONE more day to express their opinion.

This has hardly received any attention outside OpenSUSE circles, so I stand by my original claims that OpenSUSE is a bit obscure by now.

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