Join FLISOL 2012!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – It’s that time of the year again – FLISOL, the “Festival Latinoamericano de Instalación de Software Libre” (Latin American free software install fest) will start in about 6 weeks! If you live in Latin America, you can join one of the hundreds of install fests happening all over the continent on April 28th. (Distributions)

openSUSE Stable Maintenance Process Now Fully Openview story

http://news.opensuse.org – A while ago, we wrote about the work on moving maintenance support into the Open Build Service. Since then announcement, some of the internal maintenance scripts have been running in parallel to the Open Build Service but the Security, Maintenance and OBS teams are now convinced things are ready for a switch. (Distributions)

OSC12 is coming to Prague in fallview story

http://news.opensuse.org – The openSUSE Conference (oSC) is the yearly get-together of  our community to give its people a chance to meet face to face, talk to and inspire each other. Being together in one room, even in this day and age, beats every other collaboration method and is what forges cohesion and friendships. That is why the openSUSE Project tries to get together this conference every year for its contributors. (Distributions)

Rest in peace, daemon.view story

http://news.opensuse.org – Our fellow and long time openSUSE contributor Marco “daemon” Michna has passed away last week. He was a friend to many of us, and will be sorely missed. Our condolences and sympathy go out to his family and friends. Daemon, dear friend, rest in peace. (Distributions)

openSUSE & GSOC 2012view story

http://news.opensuse.org – openSUSE as a project always looking to improve and grow and this is one of those opportunities: Google Summer of Code! Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program that offers students an paid opportunity to write code for several open source projects. The purpose is to benefit open source projects and encourage young developers to hack and learn. (Distributions)

Continue the openSUSE Weekly Newsview story

http://news.opensuse.org – The last chairman of the openSUSE Weekly News team Sascha Manns has given up his chair after a three years work to the end of the last year 2011. Now we have recieved many questions about the continue of the openSUSE Weekly News. (Distributions)

openSUSE at FOSDEMview story

http://news.opensuse.org – Busy time at the booth openSUSE brought lots of fun to FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium. We’re all exhausted now from selling beer, t-shirts, hats and giving demonstrations of openSUSE with GNOME Shell, KDE, Plasma Active, openSUSE-on-ARM (running XFCE) and countless other things. Yet we did want to tell you about FOSDEM before we go catch up on sleep! (Distributions)

GNOME Accesibility Hackfest (interview)view story

http://news.opensuse.org – A few weeks ago in A Coruña, Spain a Hackfest around GNOME Accesibility took place hosted by Igalia . openSUSE found the opportunity to make some questions to the people involved and then learn a bit more about this interesting Project. (Distributions)

SSL cert update for opensuse.org hosts in Nurembergview story

http://news.opensuse.org – Thursday 2012-02-02 we will update the SSL certificates for all openSUSE hosts located Nuremberg (see detailed list below). (Distributions)

Why openSUSE.org goes on strike tomorrowview story

http://news.opensuse.org – End of January the US Congress will vote to pass two laws, the “PROTECT IP Act” (PIPA) and the “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA). If these laws pass they would enable copyright holders to get court orders against websites accused of doing or facilitating copyright infringement. (Distributions)