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Do-No-Evil Saturday - Part I: OpenSUSE, FOSDEM, KDE4, and Zonker Chat

SuSE logoThe RadeonHD driver, which Novell/SUSE developers are working on, receives some exposure in Larabel's Phoronix.

Following John Bridgman's talk at FOSDEM, Egbert Eich, who is one of the Novell developers working on the RadeonHD driver, had talked about the status of the RadeonHD driver.


OpenSUSE still has an upper hand it would seem when it come to KDE4 as a Live CD.

KDE 4 is in a word, cool. You don't have to take my word for it, though. You can download your own test drive copy from KDE 4 Live CD. This is a live openSUSE 10.x CD with KDE 4.x on it. If you like what you see, you can install the live CD snapshot onto your hard drive by going to System->Administrator Settings->Miscellaneous->Live Installer. You can customize the installation by selecting the Change button or you can click Accept to use the default parameters and begin the install process immediately.


Francis Giannaros unleashed the 11th newsletter of OpenSUSE:




Issue 11 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out! [0]

In this week's issue:

* Factory Live CDs Now Available * FOSDEM 2008 is Over * Mono Hack Week Summary * In Tips and Tricks: How to fix the Amarok Update Problems; How to try out openSUSE releases with VirtualBox * In the Press: SUSE Linux on the ThinkPad T61 Review; Compiz wins "Window Manager of the Year" Award

[0] http://en.opensuse.org/OpenSUSE_Weekly_News/11




Here is a chat involving Zonker and one of the guys from Sun Microsystems.

When I was at SCALE the weekend before last I caught up with Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier. It was Zonker's 8th day on the job as the OpenSUSE community manager and we talked about his plans and thoughts regarding the new position.


Rossana Motta of the OpenSUSE project gets her coverage also.

Continuing the ‘People of openSUSE’ series, this time we have the pleasure to meet openSUSE Member Rossana Motta, well-know among SuSELinuxSupport forum users.


An HOWTO of interest to those wishing to make their SUSE more like Windows: "How to run IE in openSUSE 10.3".

You decided to switch desktops to Linux and now you can’t access your office IE only intranet. What do you do?


Another use for this is testing of Web sites with the Broken Browser (also known as IE)

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