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.

Additional multimedia codec support for SLED 12

As with most Linux distributions, SLED’s out of the box multimedia capability is somewhat limited in terms of codec support. It has support for MP3, the OGG family and some others, but it doesn’t have support for commonly used codecs such as H264 and AAC and those required for DVD playback. There are packages available …

SUSE Studio ready for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

Today the SUSE Studio team has added support for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 to our publicly hosted SUSE Studio instance as a technology preview. You can start with a SLE 12 version or upgrade your existing SLES 11 SP 3 templates. Studio supports all features of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 including the new modules which …

Are you heading to SUSECon this year as one of our many partners?

If so then you must make sure you register to attend this years Partner Summit! Taking place this year on the Monday before SUSECon this is your opportunity to network with your specific peers as well as enjoy specialist updates tailored just for you.

SUSE Cloud OpenStack Lab on AWS Using Ravello

Using Ravello, SUSE created a blueprint – a full-environment snapshot – of a multi-node SUSE Cloud OpenStack environment. Using these blueprints, we were able to easily setup a multi-node SUSE Cloud OpenStack lab environment on Amazon Web Services in just a few minutes.  Now you can try it as well.

Check out the new SUSE Customer Center

SUSE Customer Center is now live! SUSE Customer Center will be the place where you manage your purchased subscriptions. That’s also where you’ll go to update and obtain patches, and it will replace the current Novell Customer Center (NCC) registration process.

Attend Free Hands-On OpenStack and Cloud Security Training from Intel and SUSE

Intel and SUSE, two of the leading OpenStack contributors, will be conducting three hands-on training workshops in late November and early December.  These all-day workshops will ramp-up your cloud skills and teach you the tips and tricks to get your OpenStack cloud enterprise-ready with enhanced security and availability.

Easily protect Firefox on SLED on multiple machines against POODLE attack

An unfixable vulnerability has been found in SSLv3 and it is recommended that support for it be disabled. If you want to easily disable use of SSLv3 in Firefox on lots of SLED machines, the solution lies in a previous SUSE Conversations submission.  Here’s the scoop.

SUSE in the Spotlight at the Paris OpenStack Summit

The OpenStack universe will be expanding to the City of Lights from November 3rd – November 7th for the OpenStack Kilo Summit. It is a great time for those interested in OpenStack to learn about the latest features in the most recent OpenStack Juno release.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Training Now Available

Now that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 has been released, you may be wondering how to learn more about it. Why not participate in the new SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 trainings?

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 is now available

The newest major release of SUSE Linux Enterprise, version 12, is now available — and includes the latest technological innovations from upstream to provide our customers with increased uptime, improved operational efficiency and accelerated innovation.

HDS Shows How to Save Hours Patching SAP HANA

We’ve been working with HDS for some time now in regards to SAP HANA solutions. As a company, HDS understands how to efficiently deliver SAP and SAP HANA to clients around the globe. At this week’s TechEd & d-Code show, they stepped it up a notch by adding SUSE Manager to the mix.

SUSE Cloud 4 OpenStack Admin Appliance; Updated

I hope all who have been using the appliance are enjoying it and finding it useful. I felt it time to update the appliance to include patches to the latest known threats and critical updates to OpenStack. Latest version 4.0.3 Changes from Github Project Refreshed the Update Repositories to contain latest patches Applied latest Updates …

openSUSE 13.x / Factory processor P-States and Performance

Since the introduction of P-States in the Intel SandyBridge and newer processors and the introduction of the P-States driver in the kernel since 3.9 there have been some changes to the power management on systems in regards to userspace tools.

SUSECon Session Scheduler is now available!

Great news! The session scheduler is now available! We know from last year how much you loved our technology sessions – there’s so many to choose from so this way you don’t have to rush to decide on which sessions you want to attend in advance.

BIG News for SAP HANA with SGI UV

Last week SGI, a longtime SUSE partner, announced availability of the UV300H for SAP HANA. While there are many systems on the market that support HANA, the list is quite small, even exclusive, when it comes to those that support HANA in a scale up fashion the way that the UV300H does.