Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

October 7, 2019 3:33 pm

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SLE 12 SP5 Release Candidate 2 is out!

  We are happy to announce Release Candidate 2 for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 5: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP (SLES for SAP), SUSE Linux Enterprise Just Enough Operating System (JeOS), SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability (SLEHA and SLEHA GEO), SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension (SLEWE), […]

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Mark Brown
By: Mark Brown

July 24, 2019 6:50 pm

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SUSE Welcomes Cimitra for it’s “Just Enough Administration” Solution

SUSE welcomes Cimitra as its newest partner in the arena of IT administration and support, with the addition of Cimitra certified support on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.   The Cimitra server is distributed as a Docker container that can easily drop right into a Docker implementation on SLES12 or SLES15. Cimitra ships as a […]

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Jay Kruemcke
By: Jay Kruemcke

July 23, 2019 11:42 pm

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SUSE Linux Essentials – Where are the compilers? Understanding the Development Tools Module

Compilers on SUSE Linux If you are new to SUSE Linux, you might have wondered why the C compiler on the system is so old. For example, on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack (SP) 3 system running on X86-64, the default gcc is version 4.8-6.189! Why isn’t the […]

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Daryl Stokes
By: Daryl Stokes

July 11, 2019 7:45 pm

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SUSE YES Certification for SLE 15 SP1 Now Available

With the official release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 on June 24, 2019, we also announce the availability of the latest SUSE YES Certification Kit (SCK) version 8.3. The 8.3 SCK now includes certification support for SUSE® Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 including Xen and KVM virtualization certification, and continues support for SUSE® […]

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BBulmer
By: BBulmer

June 24, 2019 10:25 am

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SUSE Academic Program to be present at 2019 UCISA SSG Conference

Engaging with the community has always been important for SUSE and this is no different for our Academic Program. That is why next week, the SUSE Academic Program is excited to attend and participate in a three day event hosted by one of the most respected networks in UK education. “UCISA is the member-led […]

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By: Marcus Meissner

June 24, 2019 10:14 am

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Removal of IBRS mitigation for Spectre Variant2

As the Meltdown and Spectre attacks were published begin of January 2018, several mitigations were planned and implemented for Spectre Variant 2. What is Spectre Variant2? Spectre Variant 2 describes an issue where the CPUs branch prediction can be poisoned, so the CPU speculatively executes code it usually would never try to. For instance userspace […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

March 20, 2019 10:40 am

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Announcing SLE 15 SP1 RC 1 and SES 6 Beta 11!

Release Candidate Phase SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 1 is entering the Release Candidate Phase since we are closer and closer to the official release date (so called First Customer Shipment) scheduled for mid-June 2019. SUSE Engineering Team has a special mindset regarding the Release Candidate phase, because we are targeting to have FCS […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

February 6, 2019 10:07 am

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 1 Beta 3 is ready for testing!

  Here comes Beta 3 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 1: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP (SLES for SAP), SUSE Linux Enterprise Just Enough Operating System (JeOS), SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability (SLEHA and SLEHA GEO), SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension […]

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By: Marcus Meissner

January 10, 2019 3:25 pm

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Stack clashing systemd aka “System Down”

One and a half year ago the security research company Qualys reported a new attack class against common operating systems called "Stack Clash". We documented this in our TID 7020973. The core security problem is that variable sized stack allocations could be used to overwrite heap memory as stack and heap grow towards each […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

December 19, 2018 4:53 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 1 Beta 1 !

"Time flies when you're having fun", 6 months after releasing the official SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 GA and 1 week after releasing the official SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP4, your SUSE Linux Enterprise Engineering Team (SUSE LEET?!) is thrilled to announce the first beta of SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1! You can download […]

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