Downtime of parts of build.opensuse.org on 2012-05-23view story

http://news.opensuse.org – 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 builds on the server will not happen. (Distributions)

openSUSE in Fosscomm 2012view story

http://news.opensuse.org – 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. (Distributions)

Planned outage of some openSUSE infrastructure on 2012-05-10 starting at 0:00 UTCview story

http://news.opensuse.org – 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   (Distributions)

download.opensuse.org celebrates May 1 holiday (it’s broken)view story

http://news.opensuse.org – It’s going to be a quiet May 1 for openSUSE users and contributors, due to a rare two-disk failure on download.opensuse.org, the central site for accessing openSUSE distribution releases and packages.  To work-around the failure, temporarily change your repository URLs using YaST Software Repositories or zypper (or edit the files in /etc/zypp/repos.d) to a nearby mirror. (Distributions)

Grab the Geeko by the Horns: The Boosters are Hiringview story

http://news.opensuse.org – SUSE, our founder, partner and sponsor, has put out a couple of job openings for the openSUSE Boosters Team! Are you a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) enthusiast? Are you quick on your feet, a talented technologist? Are you hungry to learn new things and equally passionate about sharing your knowledge with your peers? Are you looking to turn what you love into your job? (Distributions)

GoGo on openSUSEview story

http://news.opensuse.org – openSUSE 12.1 was one of the first major Linux distributions to include the new programming language Go. Recently, go 1.0 was released and shortly before milestone 3 openSUSE Factory received packages for this new Go. Graham Anderson notified the factory mailing list of this and included some tips for Go hackers on getting started with Go. (Distributions)

Downtime of software.opensuse.orgview story

http://news.opensuse.org – We had some network problems in our Nürnberg data center this afternoon and now the site software.opensuse.org is not reachable. To download the openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 3, go directly to the download directory. To download openSUSE 12.1, go directly to the 12.1 download directory. For everything else, please wait until the server is fully up again. Update 2012-04-12 19:37 UTC: Everything should be (Distributions)

Open Build Service Delivers Website Integrationview story

http://news.opensuse.org – The Open Build Service, a system to collaboratively build and easily distribute packages for a wide variety of operating systems and platforms, has introduced the ability to integrate the intelligent OBS ‘download package’ page into websites. This is useful for projects who want to offer their users easy access to downloads for a wide variety of Linux (and non-linux) systems. (Distributions)

openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 2 is outview story

http://news.opensuse.org – Those following openSUSE development closely probably know that the 2nd milestone on the way to openSUSE 12.2 was planned for the beginning of this week. And indeed you can now download it from software.opensuse.org/developer. As usual, a list of the most annoying bugs is being maintained and you can see the list of bugs and/or file a new one in Bugzilla. (Distributions)

openSUSE to be part of GSOC 2012!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – Good news! As followers of our openSUSE Google+ account already know, openSUSE will be part of GSOC 2012. That means it is now time for the students to take the openSUSE GSOC ideas, find a mentor and start creating proposals to be submitted to Google. (Distributions)