Links 23/9/2010: Qt News, OpenShot Video Editor 1.2.2, Mandriva Not Deadview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux The Beginning [of LPI] As I said at the beginning of this blog entry, the members of Linux International were fully behind the creation of LPI in 1998. It was even suggested that LPI become a branch of Linux International, but I felt that this would be a bad idea. (General)

LXer: Red Hat still kicking despite intense competitionview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Red Hat is still a strong presence in the Linux distribution market as its latest financial results prove, declares a senior company executive who noted that the company's success comes despite targeted maneuvers by its competitors, specifically, Oracle. (HowTos)

Crimson Consulting Group Paid by Microsoft to Lie About GNU/Linuxview story

http://techrights.org – “Analysts sell out – that’s their business model… But they are very concerned that they never look like they are selling out, so that makes them very prickly to work with. [...] “Independent” analyst’s report should be issued, praising your technology and damning the competitors (or ignoring them). (General)

Novell Disappoints as Ownership Concerns Continueview story

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com – Amid deep uncertainty about its ownership position, Novell misses its revenue targets for the third quarter and declines to provide financial guidance for the fourth. (General)

Amarok 2.3.2 Moonshineview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hallo, ein neuer Amarok (2.3.2 "Moonshine") ist gestern herausgekommen.[1] Verbesserungen soll es bei diesem Release des Amarok Projekts insbesondere bei der Sortierung von Potcasts und der Suchfunktion geben.[2] Dies müsste besonders fleißigen Testern allerdings schon aus der Beta-Version[3] bekannt sein. (Distributions)

Easily Building Software for Multiple Distributions and Platformsview story

http://news.opensuse.org – In a little over a month, the openSUSE conference 2010 will start under the title “collaboration accross borders”. This article highlights one of the main topics at this conference — a truly border-crossing technology called the Build Service. (Distributions)

Anyone using openSUSE on Intel Core i3 530 ?view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I would like to know what I have to expect. So far my research has turned up: 1. Does not work with 11.2 unless you upgrade to a newer kernel. 2. Should work with 11.3 3. (Distributions)

Firefox stealing front windowview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Has anybody had a problem with Firefox stealing the focus from other windows, as described in https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=637004 This has been an ongoing issue for me. I had some problems with it in oS 11.2/Gnome 2.28, but in 11.3 it's gotten way out of hand. If you've seen this behavior yourself, please add yourself to the ticket, with a brief description. (Distributions)

LXer: Meet Novell's new best friend: VMwareview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: If you recall, Novell's former best friend for SUSE Linux was Microsoft. Microsoft and Novell have a partnership where the two parties had certificates that indemnified SUSE users from any intellectual property liability. In addition, Microsoft officially recommended SUSE Linux Enterprise for hybrid Windows/Linux shops. (HowTos)

Spotlight on Linux: openSUSE 11.3view story

http://linuxo.com – Linux Journal: "The distribution is always of the highest quality with a professional feel and polish. Novell employs full-time developers to work on openSUSE and community projects, because many of the innovations first seen in openSUSE will end up in Novell's commercial SUSE Enterprise edition" (General)