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Bali, Indonesia, Selected for openSUSE.Asia Summit 2019

For the second time, Indonesia was chosen to host the openSUSE.Asia Summit 2019 event. A similar event was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 2016 and was attended by hundreds of local openSUSE lover as well as from other Asian countries. This year we are challenged to repeat the successful story of the openSUSE.Asia Summit on […]

Posted on 6 March 2019 | 3:00 am

Tumbleweed Snapshots Bring New Mesa, php, python-setuptools

Snapshots Trending Stable There were three quality openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshot released this week bringing updates for python-setuptools, Mesa, php, Flatpak and both Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird. Eleven packages were updated in the latest snapshot of the week. Snapshot 20190226 updated the efivar 37 package, which is a tools and libraries package to work with Extensible […]

Posted on 1 March 2019 | 8:41 am

Leap 15.1 Beta Pizza Party

Hunt for bugs & have a lot of fun! The release manager for openSUSE Leap announced that Leap 15.1 entered its Beta phase this week and that means it’s time for a Beta Pizza Party. Yeah!. Leap’s Beta phase is a rolling beta until it’s official release. Once released, it will begin its maintenance phase. […]

Posted on 22 February 2019 | 11:56 am

Tumbleweed Snapshots Are Steadily Rolling

Four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshot were released this week bringing updates for Kerberos, GNOME, KDE, YaST and Mozilla Firefox. The latest snapshot of the week, 20190219, had more than a dozen packages updated. A new Kerberos database module using the Lightning Memory-Mapped Database library (LMDB) has was added with the krb5 1.17 package, which brought some […]

Posted on 21 February 2019 | 9:16 am

Voters Choose Two New Board Members and One Incumbent to openSUSE Board

The results are in and the Voting Members have chosen incumbent Christian Boltz aka cboltz, new Board Member Marina Latini aka deneb_alpha, and new Board Member Dr. Axel Braun aka DocB to fill the three vacant seats on the openSUSE Board for the next two years. Out of 446 eligible voters, 46 more openSUSE Members […]

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 5:17 am

Inkscape, GTK, glibc Updates Arrive in Tumbleweed

A single snapshot was released this week for openSUSE Tumbleweed bringing update packages for Mozilla Thunderbird, dbus, Inkscape, Ruby, glibc, gtk and more. The lone snapshot of the week was 20190209. ModemManager made the jump from version 1.6.14 to 1.10.0 and consolidated common tag names among all the supported plugins as well as provided a […]

Posted on 14 February 2019 | 11:49 am

First Phase for openSUSE Conference Talks Begins

openSUSE is pleased to announce the first phase for accepting talks for the openSUSE Conference 2019 (oSC19) has begun. A total of 80 talks were submitted during the call for papers, which began in late fall and ended Feb. 4. In total, there were 42 normal talks, two long workshops, four short workshops, 19 short […]

Posted on 13 February 2019 | 3:43 pm

Only a Few Days Left to Cast Your Ballot in the Board Elections

Cast Your Votes While You Can! Ballots Will Close This Friday for 2018-2019 openSUSE Board Elections With only a few days left to go in the Board Elections, openSUSE enthusiast Ahmad Romadhon would like to urge all openSUSE Members who have not yet voted to cast their ballots before voting closes Friday, February 15, 2019 […]

Posted on 10 February 2019 | 11:36 pm

Major Version Updates of Bash, libvirt, OpenConnect Arrive in Tumbleweed

Another three snapshots were released this week for openSUSE Tumbleweed bringing updates for ImageMagick, Mesa, Apache, Ceph, Flatpak Builder, Python and more. Plus, new major versions of Bash, glusterfs, libvirt and openconnect were updated this week. The first snapshot of the week, 20190201, was a complete rebuild of the distribution and the snapshots released since […]

Posted on 7 February 2019 | 12:25 pm

Voting Gets Underway for the 2018-2019 openSUSE Board Elections

Cast Your Votes! We have done our part:  Now, You do Yours! The ballots are out and the 2-week voting process to choose three Board Members in the 2018-2019 openSUSE Board Elections now gets underway, with a total of seven top quality Candidates running. If you are an openSUSE Member, you should have received an […]

Posted on 5 February 2019 | 1:17 am