SUSE Communities


Welcome to the SUSE Communities, where you can meet and chat with SUSE experts from around the world.  Build (or share) your expertise in SUSE Conversations, check out the latest Linux news, or get support from product experts in the Support Forums.  It’s all good, and it’s all green.  Come hang out with us.


SUSE Cloud 2.0 Takes Top Spot in SVC Awards

SUSE recently attended the Storage Virtualisation Cloud (SVC) Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge and I’m pleased to say we walked away with the award for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solution of the Year for SUSE Cloud 2.0.

And a Winner of the Huawei Excellent Core Partner Gold Award Is…SUSE

This year’s Huawei Core Partner Convention in Shenzhen, China, was a milestone in SUSE’s eight-year partnership with Huawei, now the world’s large telecommunications equipment company:  SUSE received Huawei’s Excellent Core Partner Award.

SUSE Extends the Smart Innovation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Google Compute Engine

We are happy to partner with Google to bring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Google Compute Engine for all machine instance types. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Google Compute Engine brings the performance, reliability, security and scalability that development teams and IT operations groups require when moving to the cloud.

TLS 1.2

SUSE has just released a new Apache webserver module, which supports the “Transport Layer Security” (TLS 1.2) standard for HTTPS, the primary use case of the TLS cryptographic protocol.

Why a new SUSE Partner Software Catalog?

On November, 21, SUSE relaunched the newly designed and implemented SUSE Partner Software Catalog (PSC). What exactly was the reason for this brand new and improved catalog?

Alacarte 3.7.90-1.2 (Gnome menu editor) , Unable to add new menu items [Fixed]

After updating to Gnome 3.8, I was then unable to edit my Gnome menu via the alacarte program/script. Here’s the fix.

SUSE Goes Distributed Storage

In his SUSECon keynote this morning Nils Brauckmann broke the news: SUSE is entering the distributed storage market.

SolidDriver Makes Hardware One Less Thing To Worry About

SUSE Linux Enterprise customers can deploy with confidence the third-party Linux kernel drivers they need through the SUSE SolidDriver program, which makes sure standards to ensure kernel drivers are verified as compatible and supported.

LJDT: KVM, Snapshots, and Disk Resizing

Have you ever wanted to resize a disk in a VM and wondered how insanely painful that would be?   In fact, it turns out that Linux Just Does That.

CoolTool: Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

Do you ever get exposed to supportconfig files from servers that do not have access to update repositories? Or do you find it difficult to relate to patch numbers of updates (not) installed in updates.txt of a supportconfig? How do you easily find out if there are pending updates available from SUSE/Novell to be installed on the system to make it up to date? Here’s a new tool that can help.

Consol Glass South Africa and SUSE – A Customer Success Story

Consol is the largest glass manufacturer in Africa, its list of blue-chip customers include South African and international companies that operate and demand world-class service. Consol benchmarks itself against international best practice for all.

The National Library of South Africa and SUSE

In a pioneering project, the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) has successfully migrated its entire estate of desktop PCs from Microsoft Windows to SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. By adopting Linux and OpenOffice.org, NLSA saved R 5.5 million in software licensing costs and gained a more robust and secure working environment.