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openSUSE 10.2 RC1 Released

The release candidate 1 (RC1) of openSUSE 10.2 codename Basilisk Lizard is out. It contains a large number of enhancements and updates done by the open source community and Novell's development teams.

openSUSE 10.2 Beta2 is available

This is the second beta of openSUSE 10.2 codename Basilisk Lizard. It contains a large number of enhancements and updates done by the open source community and Novell's development teams.

A five year deal with Microsoft to dump Novell/SUSE

Wake up little SUSE, Wake up. No, that's not good enough. Wake up SUSE customers, wake up. Novell is jeopardizing the future of Linux for its own short-term rewards. If you want to see Linux flourish, let alone survive after Novell's five year deal with Microsoft expires, I suggest we make an alternative five year deal with Microsoft. In this case, our part of the deal is to spend the next five minutes, months, or years migrating away from every shred of Novell/SUSE software in our home, office, or enterprise.

openSUSE 10.2 Beta1 Is Available

openSUSE 10.2 codename Basilisk Lizard is now available and contains a large number of enhancements and updates done by the open source community and Novell's development teams.

White-Box PC Makers Pre-Install SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

Novell today announced it has signed agreements with four white-box PC manufacturers who will globally distribute PCs pre-loaded with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 from Novell. European manufacturers ETegro Technologies, MAXDATA and Transtec along with R Cubed Technologies in the United States will sell notebooks and/or desktop computers with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 already installed, giving customers around the world simplified access to a complete desktop computing solution that dramatically reduces costs, improves end-user security and increases workforce productivity.

Novell Ships SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time

Novell today announced the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time, enabling customers to realize the benefits of Linux for real-time applications. SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time from Novell adds real-time technology from Concurrent Computer Corporation to the flexible and scalable SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 platform. As a result, customers see lower costs with predictable performance in time-critical environments.

SuSE Linux ThinkPad targets chip designers

Lenovo Group will immediately begin selling and supporting a high-end model of its ThinkPad laptop with Novell's latest desktop version of SUSE Linux installed, the two companies announced recently. The new laptop is aimed at electronics engineers and chip designers.

Lenovo, which acquired the ThinkPad line as part of its purchase of IBM's personal computing division last year, will offer the US$3,000 ThinkPad T60p with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10, which Novell released last month.

Novell Delivers Integrated Stack for SUSE Linux Enterprise

Novell today announced the global availability of the Integrated Stack for SUSE Linux Enterprise, a software bundle that combines SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell with a mixture of open and private source software from IBM, tailored for IBM systems.