openSUSE rocking LinuxTag
Fri, 25 May 2012 11:57:01 +0000
booth talk at openSUSE Booth
LinuxTag in Berlin is still going and openSUSE is having a lot of fun at the event. At our booth we feature daily talks about ownCloud (13:00-14:00), AppArmor (15:00-16:00) and if you were there Thursday a talk about color management and related tools.
You can also come by for our Old Toad [...]
openSUSE Conference has a location and a CfP out!
Wed, 23 May 2012 12:00:24 +0000
We are happy to announce that after scouting many wonderful places, having long discussions and many last minute changes, we finally have a location and date set for the openSUSE Conference 2012 (oSC12) and our CfP committee is ready to accept talk proposals!
This year oSC12 will take place at the Czech Technical University in Prague. [...]
Downtime of parts of build.opensuse.org on 2012-05-23
Wed, 23 May 2012 10:02:09 +0000
The storage backend of the openSUSE Build Service at build.opensuse.org is causing again problems. Server side builds will not be enabled for now. The outage will be for at least today.
Access to api.o.o and the website build.opensuse.org are possible, so source modifications and local builds, e.g. via the command line client osc, are working. Just [...]
openSUSE in Fosscomm 2012
Tue, 22 May 2012 14:12:06 +0000
Once again, the Greek openSUSE community was present and rocked in the Free open source software communities meeting, which took place this year in the beautiful town of Serres. We had 5 talks and 1 workshop.
The openSUSE Project-talk (Kostas Koudaras)
Yast-talk (Kostas Koudaras-Stathis Agrapidis)
openSUSE Medical-talk (Stathis Iosifidis)
OwnCloud-talk (Stathis Iosifidis but originally registered from Chris Loukas)
OBS-workshop (Stathis [...]
IPv6 day 6 June 2012: time to do it again
Fri, 18 May 2012 13:40:35 +0000
Like last year, openSUSE will participate again on the coordinated launch of the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6 on June 6, 2012.
Joining the Internet Society and several major Internet companies like Google, Yahoo and Facebook, openSUSE shows again its readiness for the industry-standard technologies including the new standard protocol for the Internet, Internet Protocol version 6 [...]
Planned outage of some openSUSE infrastructure on 2012-05-10 starting at 0:00 UTC
Wed, 09 May 2012 10:09:49 +0000
Our Provo data center will take down a few server starting today at 6pm local time (MDT) which is 10th of May, 0:00 UTC. The downtime is expected to last for three hours.
The following openSUSE services might be effected:
all openSUSE wiki instances, e.g. en.opensuse.org
the wordpress instances like news.opensuse.org and lizards.opensuse.org
the forums at forums.opensuse.org
Open Build Service version 2.3 released
Thu, 03 May 2012 08:11:51 +0000
Open Build Service is a generic system to build and distribute packages from sources in an automatic, consistent and reproducible way. OBS 2.3 brings the functionality to maintain a released software product in an efficient and transparent way. This includes
Update coordination: One or more maintenance groups can decide if and when to start or release [...]
*Updated ? we?re back* download.opensuse.org celebrates May 1 holiday (it?s broken)
Tue, 01 May 2012 09:01:27 +0000
Update: download.opensuse.org is back up, OBS and mirrors are resyncing
After receiving a new disk array, and restoring backups onto it, download.opensuse.org is back up. The openSUSE Build Service is currently syncing all its repos to it, and then a full mirror rescan will be carried out so that the latest software is on all the [...]
openSUSE and GSOC 2012: Good to Go!
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 04:13:44 +0000
Google published the list of 12 students proposals that have been accepted for Google Summer of Code 2012 for openSUSE. It means that 12 students will be able to work full-time on changing the world this summer!
51 proposals, 12 students accepted
Big thanks to every student who dedicated their time thinking up and writing awesome proposals: [...]
openSUSE Summit Website Adds Spanish Translations
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:10:00 +0000
The openSUSE Summit team has been working hard over the last weeks to add Spanish translations to the website. As the openSUSE Summit is meant to be an ‘Americas’ event, we aim to create a dual-language conference, accommodating both the Spanish and English speaking visitors. The exact language distribution of talks will strongly depends [...]