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.

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…

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?