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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)