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Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 11.0: Package Management, with Duncan Mac-Vicar

June 6th, 2008 by

In this article we will be covering all of the changes in and around the package management stack in the upcoming openSUSE 11.0. There have been a plethora of both visual and behind-the-scenes changes. We’ll also be talking to Duncan Mac-Vicar, YaST team lead, ZYpp and KDE developer, to find out a little more later.

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Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 11.0: New Installer, with Stephan Kulow

June 5th, 2008 by

I’m glad to announce the beginning of the Sneak Peaks at openSUSE 11.0 series! Over the next few weeks we will be taking a look at all of the exciting changes and improvements in openSUSE 11.0, with each article being followed by an interview with a developer in the field.

Today we will be taking a look at the new installer that has been developed for openSUSE 11.0, offering significant improvements over our previous version, with an incredibly appealing look, easier to complete, and a lot faster. We will also be talking to Stephan Kulow, KDE core developer and openSUSE project manager.

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openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 25

June 4th, 2008 by
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Issue #25 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!

In this week’s issue:

  • People of openSUSE: Matthias Fehring
  • Interview: KDevelop and the openSUSE Build Service
  • Status Updates
  • Gabriel Burt: Banshee 1.0 Release Candidate 1
  • Jigish Gohil: Compiz and Compiz Fusion 0.7.6 out in wild
  • blogs.zdnet.com: “OpenSUSE 11 RC1: The Mercedes-Benz to Ubuntu’s Volkswagen”

KDevelop and the openSUSE Build Service

June 4th, 2008 by

Building packages for multiple distros can be a major pain — which is why we provide the openSUSE Build Service. One of the Build Service’s many features is the ability to create packages for many distros — including openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, and Ubuntu. One of the projects making the most of the Build Service is KDevelop. We talked with KDevelop developer Amilcar do Carmo Lucas about how the KDevelop project is using the build service.

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