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openSUSE Project Meeting on Wednesday, March 11 at 17:00 UTC

March 5th, 2009 by

The next openSUSE Project meeting will be Wednesday, March 11th, at 17:00 UTC on Freenode. Again that’s:

2009-03-11 17:00 UTC

See all the timezones here: http://is.gd/lZgv.

This is going to be a fairly substantial meeting, so if you can attend please do so! We’ll be discussing the latest developments in and around openSUSE. Please add your topics to the meeting wiki page at:


Please add topics as soon as possible. Also, if you have questions for the meeting, but can’t attend (we know that the meeting times can’t work for everyone) please add them to the agenda as well.

For more on IRC meetings, see:


As always, we meet in #opensuse-project on Freenode. Fire up your favorite IRC client and head over to #opensuse-project.

Not familiar with IRC? A good overview can be found at http://www.irchelp.org/. This site is not affiliated with openSUSE. For more information on Freenode, see http://freenode.net/.

11.2 Roadmap and Fixed Release Cycle for openSUSE

March 5th, 2009 by

The roadmap for 11.2 is now set, and openSUSE is getting a fixed release cycle!  Codenamed  “Fichte,” openSUSE 11.2 is planned for release in November, and releases thereafter will happen every eight months.

While all features for 11.2 are not yet settled, the release should include KDE 4.3, GNOME 2.28, Linux kernel 2.6.30 (or higher),  a Web-based YaST interface, netbook support (with free drivers), Ext4, and more.

The announcement was sent out today by Stephan Kulow on the openSUSE-Project mailing list: