It’s our review of openSUSE 12.3. Is this powerful distribution an island of refuge for Ubuntu defectors? And we’ll discuss how openSUSE stands on it’s own, as a distribution with a rich legacy that’s following it’s own path to the future. But are there a few bumps along this journey?
Plus: Some desktop replacements for Google Reader, support for Wayland builds, your emails…
AND SO MUCH MORE!
All this week on, The Linux Action Show!
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openSUSE 12.3 Review:
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The Power of the Build Service
Rolling, the Right Way
Top Tier Messaging – Can it attract new users?
A Traditional Distro
- A DVD install only disk, with all the DE choices.
- Release notes full of info.
- Feels very much like the best traditional aspects of a grand release, in sensible delivery and context.
Bumps and Bruises
I was not too impressed with the XFCE implementation, LXDE was about what I expected.
openSUSE 12.3 installer should play nice with UEFI and Secure Boot.
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— NEWS —
One major piece I will be tackling is making sure we in the Red Hat desktop team work even closer with the Fedora community to bring forth some great improvements to Fedora and created an even more integrated and seamless experience for those wanting to use the Fedora desktop. This ranges from working with the Fedora team on a new software installer to working on getting Wayland ready for deployment in Fedora.
Back to their usual eight month cycle (12.2 was delayed by two months).
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