SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop from Novell Available on Sun x64

Novell today announced that SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 from Novell(R) is now available from Sun Microsystems on Sun* Ultra* Workstations. The Sun Ultra 20, Ultra 20 M2, Ultra 40 and Ultra 40 M2 Workstations are available with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, certified and supported by Sun.

openSUSE 10.3 Alpha1 Released

The first public alpha release of openSUSE 10.3. Since the openSUSE 10.2 final release, the most significant changes are listed here.

PSA Peugeot Citroen Chooses SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

PSA Peugeot Citroen, the second-largest automobile manufacturer in Europe, and Novell just signed a multiyear contract allowing the deployment of up to 20,000 Linux desktops plus 2,500 Linux servers from Novell.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop Wins Technology of the Year Award

Novell today announced its SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 has earned a 2007 InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award, being named "Best Linux Desktop." According to InfoWorld, "Novell's revamped desktop Linux* distribution combines professional fit and finish with unique usability features not available from other vendors. ... A class act, [SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop] 10 gives business users new reason to consider Linux for enterprise desktops."

OpenSUSE Drops ReiserFS; Sign of Things to Come?

While Novell might not be the most popular company in the Linux world today, it’s still a very good way to gauge what’s going on in the Linux community. Their latest OpenSUSE release, OpenSUSE 10.2, has a number of new features - X.Org 7.2rc2, redesigned KDE and GNOME desktops, Firefox 2.0, etc. - as well as one massive change: the deprecation of ReiserFS in favor of ext3 as the default operating system.

openSUSE 10.2 Released

Novell today announced the availability of openSUSE 10.2, the newest version of Novell's award-winning community Linux distribution. OpenSUSE 10.2 was created in full partnership with the open source community, and it provides everything a user needs to get started with Linux. Available for free download or in a convenient packaged retail edition, openSUSE 10.2 delivers rich, reliable and secure home computing at an affordable price.

openSUSE 10.2 Released

After lot of work, the openSUSE team proudly announces the availability of openSUSE 10.2 formerly know as SUSE Linux 10.x

openSUSE 10.2 will be offered as boxed product in Europe through retail as usual. In North America the box will be available through shopnovell. Due to production lead time first boxes will show up on shelves and onlineshops mid of December.

SUSE Linux 9.2 security support is now discontinued

Last night I received an email from a viewer questioning the state of SUSE 9.2. So, for others that may have missed this, be advised SUSE Linux 9.2 security support was discontinued earlier in the week. Regardless of which Operating System you choose, I strongly suggest keeping in touch with your mailing lists and security advisories. Read more for the SUSE Linux 9.2 announcement.