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Nano, VirtualBox update in Tumbleweed

A steady pace of openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots arrived to users this week and there were tons of conversation on the openSUSE Factory mailing list regarding plans to advance the rolling release’s microarchitecture and discussions about the mitigation plan/call for help. The changes to x86-64-v2 are expected to take place in...

Posted on 1 December 2022 | 3:00 pm

Tumbleweed to Roll Out Mitigation Plan, Advance Microarchitecture 

A mitigation plan for a microarchitecture level change and information about advancing openSUSE’s rolling release Tumbleweed to an x86-64-v2 microarchitecture kicked off a significant move forward for the project this week. Tumbleweed and openSUSE other distributions are built for old x86-64-v1 hardware and transitioning to x86-64-v2 will require community efforts...

Posted on 28 November 2022 | 10:00 am

PipeWire, Flatpak, YaST packages update in Tumbleweed

This week saw the continuous release of openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots reach 42. Packages to arrive this week include Mesa, bind, Flatpak and more. These three above packages arrived in snapshot 20221122. Mesa 22.2.4 fixed some flickering issues in Spider-Man Remastered related to RADV for AMD, and it fixed some other...

Posted on 24 November 2022 | 10:00 am

ALP Work Group Seeks High-Level Consuming Ideas

Members of the openSUSE Project will gather tomorrow in the project’s online meeting room at 14:30 UTC for a Work Group to discuss high-level ideas, and the group will seek to idenfity requirements needed for consuming community software with SUSE’s Adaptable Linux Platform. “We’re in a different position than with...

Posted on 21 November 2022 | 12:00 pm

New Leap Micro Version Now Available

The openSUSE Project is pleased to announce the release of its modern lightweight host operating system Leap Micro 5.3. This release has a new SELinux module for Cockpit that provides basic functionality for users to troubleshoot configurations and makes NetworkManager the default network configuration tool. This release is based on...

Posted on 17 November 2022 | 12:00 pm

Git, PostgreSQL, Btrfs update in Tumbleweed

This week saw a new all-time high of continuous openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots released, which surpasses the previous streak of 26. That streak continues and the snapshots have provided a few major version software updates along with several bug fixing updates. The latest snapshot bringing the distribution to an all-time high...

Posted on 11 November 2022 | 10:00 am

Release Candidate of Leap Micro Now Available

The release candidate of openSUSE’s modern lightweight host operating system Leap Micro 5.3 is now available on get.opensuse.org. The release made NetworkManager the default network configuration tool; autoyast ensures this. Users should be aware that firewalld is only installed from the ISO if the firewall is enabled during an installation....

Posted on 9 November 2022 | 12:00 pm

openSUSE site Aligns with Upstream Documentation

The history of documentation as it relates to operating systems and software development has a rich history that expands decades. The founding of manual pages, or manpages for short, were a way to onboard new technology users at a time when household computers were nonexistent. To gain knowledge of programs,...

Posted on 8 November 2022 | 8:00 am

No more updates for nodejs14, below in Leap 15.4

As of today, nodejs14 as well as any older nodejs versions will no longer receive updates in openSUSE Leap 15.4. Users are adviced to switch to nodejs16 instead. The nodejs16 version is an official package in Leap 15.4 despite software.opensuse.org not visibly showing the tag. There is a issue filed...

Posted on 7 November 2022 | 5:00 pm

LLVM, sudo, Plasma update in Tumbleweed

This week’s openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots continued to roll forward and update more than 150 software packages. Besides updates for LLVM, sudo and KDE’s Plasma, packages like systemd, curl, strace and tracker also gained software updates. An update of gnome-terminal 3.46.3 arrived in snapshot 20221101. The package updated translations, put to...

Posted on 3 November 2022 | 5:00 pm