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By: chabowski

November 27, 2017 6:32 am

Open Source Summit Europe in Retrospect

The following article has been contributed by Tanja Roth, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     The Open Source Summit (formerly LinuxCon) is a series of annual conferences and trade shows in North America, Asia, and Europe. Organized by the Linux Foundation, those conventions are among the most popular events in the open […]

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By: chabowski

November 20, 2017 3:23 am

Working with the Command Line: Basic Linux Commands

The following article is part of a series of articles that provide tips and tricks for Linux newbies – or Desktop users that are not yet experienced with regard to certain topics. This series intends to complement the special edition #30 “Getting Started with Linux” based on openSUSE Leap, recently published by the Linux Magazine, with valuable additional information. […]

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By: chabowski

October 25, 2017 10:12 am

An Alien Looking From the Outside In – Main Take-Aways After a Year in Documentation

Not too long ago, mid of September, I was attending this great Documentation Conference, Write the Docs, which – like many other conferences this year – took place in beautiful Prague. The WTD org team somehow decided that my session proposal “An Alien Looking From the Outside In – Main Take-Aways After a Year in […]

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By: chabowski

September 18, 2017 10:48 am

Meet the Docs @SUSECON

SUSEans know how to celebrate. We demonstrated this once again, last Saturday, during our 25th birthday party in Nuremberg. Not sure how many companies can pride themselves of having their own rock music band, their own beer, and their own CEO happily drinking this company beer? Probably not that many?      You might also […]

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By: chabowski

September 18, 2017 5:48 am

From 0 to "Hit Publish!": How We Create SUSE Documentation

The following article has been contributed by Stefan Knorr, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     On various occasions over the past year and a half my colleagues Meike, Dima, and Carla have already mentioned the not-so-secret sauce we use to create our documentation on this blog. While good information may be the […]

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By: chabowski

September 18, 2017 5:48 am

From 0 to “Hit Publish!”: How We Create SUSE Documentation

The following article has been contributed by Stefan Knorr, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     On various occasions over the past year and a half my colleagues Meike, Dima, and Carla have already mentioned the not-so-secret sauce we use to create our documentation on this blog. While good information may be the […]

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By: chabowski

June 29, 2017 10:04 am

DocBook, AsciiDoc or Sphinx – Choices, Choices…! A Comparison of Document Formats

The following article has been contributed by Janina Setz, Trainee at SUSE. The original article has been published in German at DataCenter Insider. A big “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog.   Anyone who has ever used an instruction manual knows how important it is […]

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By: chabowski

May 17, 2017 5:12 am

LinuxFest Northwest 2017 Was a Family Affair

The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     LinuxFest Northwest 2017 was a real family affair, and attended by wider variety of attendees than I am used to seeing at FOSS conferences. There were many families there with young children, activities for the kids, and […]

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By: chabowski

May 3, 2017 3:30 am

Documentation is Teaching, and Teaching is Everything

The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.     Documentation is notorious for being in a persistent Schrödinger state. Everyone wants good documentation, but nobody reads it. Writing good documentation is “easy”, but nobody wants to write it. Documentation is absolutely necessary, and carries equal rank […]

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By: chabowski

March 29, 2017 6:09 am

How to Set Up Your “Castle in the Cloud” – SUSE OpenStack Cloud and IBM z Systems

Yes, yes, and yes. Will say: Yes I am sure you are somehow familiar with our award-winning SUSE OpenStack Cloud product. It provides an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for your data center, with access to automated pools of IT resources to run applications. This gives you the flexibility to respond quickly and easily to new demands, providing the ideal […]

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