openSUSE 11.4 Review | LAS | s15e10

openSUSE 11.4 Review | LAS | s15e10

openSUSE 11.4 has been released, and it’s packed full of goodies and we nom on our favorites!

Then – HP want’s WebOS on every computer they sell, Nokia Sells off QT, and AMD is hiring 1,000 Linux developers… We discuss!

Plus so much more!

All this week on The Linux Action Show!

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NEWS:
HP CEO: webOS on Every Hewlett-Packard Computer
Nokia Sells Qt Licensing, Services Business to Digia, appoints new head of MeeGo & QT, and gives MeeGo developers a 50% bonus incentive to stick around.
Sneak Peak at the Future of Maemo
Shuttleworth, Seigo: GNOME’s Not Collaborating (follow up)
Novell acquisition delayed by DoJ patent investigation – News – Linux for Devices
AMD is looking to hire 1000 Linux developers
Gentoo 11.0 is out!
Jolicloud is now JoliOS, updates to 1.2. (Hands On)


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openSUSE 11.4 REVIEW:
openSUSE 11.4 Highlights
openSUSE 11.4 Screenshot Tour Inside
Tumbleweed – openSUSE
openSUSE 11.4 – not just disappointing but the final nail in the coffin!
Use Dropbox under KDE without the Nautilus stuff

Chris’ notes as he setup openSUSE 11.4:
*Easy one click SSH enable & firewall setup
*Dual Monitor worked out of the box, but a bit rough still.
*Update Manager not totally understandable, but works fine.
*Bold choice to include Firefox 4 Beta 12, I like!
*YaST seems to have removed many redundancy it once shared with KDE’s built in tools
*Boot times seem longer than expected, but once KDE loads it pops right up
*Had a few system hard lock ups
*Keyboard repeat rate seems to be a bit insane
*First DVD burn failed, IRC chatters report multiple bad DVD burns. My second DVD burn was dandy.


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