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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.


LJDT: DOSBox and Game Emulation for Fun

The majority of this series has been very practical, because most of the time I am a dreadful bore and focus on things that are very practical. Want to predictably modify a config file on ten thousand boxes without leaving your computer or manually wasting weeks of your life? Done. Want to read multi-GB files …

How Linux Saved Christmas!

Towards Zero Downtime OpenStack Clouds

For businesses of all kinds holiday cheer can quickly go from Ho! Ho! Ho! To Oh No! No! No! Cause when it comes to downtime failure is not option for enterprise IT organizations. Whether caused by operational failures, natural disasters or other events, periods of downtime can have significant consequences for business. As companies move …

SGI wins large DoD deal for ICE X supercomputer with SLES

SGI, as referenced in their blog at http://blog.sgi.com/sgi-wins-big-with-dod/ has secured another high profile government account for their ICE X supercomputer running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. This system is for the Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) and if benchmarked today, it would be in the Top 10 of the Top 500 supercomputer list. Further proof of…

SUSE Update Infrastructure Changes for Microsoft Azure

SUSE has made it easier and faster for Azure users to keep their Linux workloads up-to-date. In conjunction with the recent release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 images in Microsoft Azure, SUSE enabled a new update infrastructure in the Microsoft Azure cloud…

SCA Pattern Development

The Supportconfig Analysis (SCA) Tools are support features that analyze supportconfig archives for known issues with the purpose of reducing problem resolution time. The SCA Tools require patterns and comes with a wide variety of existing patterns. However, you may want to include your own troubleshooting patterns for your specific environment, or to contribute back …

SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching is launched!

It’s always fun at SUSECon. And this year at SUSECon, we’re happy to announce a long-anticipated new offering: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching. This offering is based on the kGraft project — and can perform critical kernel patches without rebooting your server, maximizing your up-time and service availability. Now you have one more tool to go Towards Zero…

Win a copy of a brand new SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 book at SUSECon

Want to win a copy of the new book “The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12“? At SUSECon 2014 this week? Well, it just so happens that the author (Sander van Vugt) is here at SUSECon. And he’s got 5 signed copies to give away. Here’s how you can win…

SLES 12 HPC Cluster on Minnowboard Max

If you are an HPC geek and want to come try your hand at finding more knobs to tune on the system, make it a point to come by the SUSE booth #3943 and we’ll see what we can do.

Customizing the appearance of GDM in SLED 12

SLED 12 ships with GNOME 3.10 which means GDM 3. GDM 3 provides very little scope for customising how it looks. In this article I’ll describe some pros and cons of the officially provided ways of customising GDM 3 and how you can go further customising by hacking.

SUSE Showcasing Public Cloud Solutions at AWS re:Invent

As the world of Amazon Web Services (AWS) collides with Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent, SUSE has touched down to demonstrate how to put the “Enterprise” in Enterprise Linux on the public cloud. For SUSE, that starts with showcasing how the recently released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 let’s you balance innovation and stability like …

SUSE at Super Compute 2014 in New Orleans

Once again, SUSE will be present at the Super Computing event of the year. This year we are focused on innovation and what SUSE is doing that provides a positive impact in the HPC community. We will have SUSE Labs personnel around all week to discuss some of the great new features and kernel internals …

SUSE Manager Management Pack 2.1 for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

Introducing the latest SUSE Manager’s Management Pack for Microsoft System Center. It features: Seamless integration with SUSE Manager 2.1 Improved GUI look and feel Improved patch and server information export to comma separated values Five ways to lower data center complexity with the Management Pack The Management Pack is SUSE’s solution for driving down datacenter …

SUSE Rules the Stack. Again.

This last May, at OpenStack Summit Atlanta, Intel held a “Rule The Stack” competition to see who could build a complete OpenStack infrastructure the fastest. SUSE won. By a mile. Then this week at OpenStack Summit Paris, Intel upped the ante. This time around the deployed OpenStack infrastructure would need to be able to withstand a series …

New WSO2 SLES12-based Appliances in SUSE Studio

Last week I attended WSO2Con 2014 in San Francisco. This year’s conference was noticeably bigger than in 2013, with more customers and partners attending. WSO2 puts on a great conference with lots of technical sessions, great keynotes from industry experts and some impressive customer presentations, including from Boeing, Fidelity, Cisco and Trimble…