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My first Hackweek project: openDoc

chabowski

By: chabowski

July 4, 2016 4:01 am

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This is a guest blog written by Markus Feilner, Teamlead Documentation SUSE.  When I arrived at SUSE more than a year ago, with a background of journalism, Enterprise Linux, Consulting and thousands of pages of writings about other people’s work in open source, I found a company almost 25 years old adjacent to a thriving community, …

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Hack Week #14 – Time for Innovation, Collaboration, and Education!

chabowski

By: chabowski

June 30, 2016 2:27 pm

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What is an intelligent and motivating way to foster open source contribution AND innovation? A really good option is offering a Hack Week. Don´t know what this is? Hack Week – at least at SUSE – is a week-long kind of development `sprint´ permitting our developers to dedicate their time on special projects. No matter …

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Categories: Chameleon, Events, Expert Views, Free Tools, Technical Solutions

Azure – Control from the command line



By: James Mason

June 24, 2016 3:18 pm

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Azurectl v2.0.7 has been released for SUSE Linux Enterprise via the Public Cloud module, and openSUSE via OBS. For azurectl 2.0, we focused on a few specific areas, based on lessons we’ve learned using azurectl 1.x: more robust configuration reorganized commands and more consistent arguments a more maintainable codebase more comprehensive VM lifecycle tools complete …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Free Tools, News, Technical Solutions

New Features for AWS Image Uploading

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

May 4, 2016 7:13 am

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A while back we introduced utilities to help with image management in AWS EC2. Especially uploading a custom image is not necessarily something you’d do in a minute on the spur of the moment and thus the ec2uploadimg can come in handy. Some people agree and have picked up the tool only to find that a …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Free Tools, SUSE in the Cloud

Comparing 2 Systems Using Machinery

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

January 11, 2016 11:26 am

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Recently I was faced with a bit of a predicament where the ability of comparing two systems had the potential of providing needed insights into a problem I was encountering. Well, what better way to do this than to dig into the SUSE toolbox and reach for the machinery tool, read the documentation, get my …

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LJDT: DOSBox and Game Emulation for Fun



By: ab

January 9, 2015 11:36 am

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This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series LJDT – Linux Just Does ThatThe 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 …

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Categories: Desktop, Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Forensic analysis of patchlevel in a supportconfig

ataschner

By: ataschner

October 29, 2014 10:44 am

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Updated: 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?

If so, 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?

Exactly – you don’t.
Until now…

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Microsoft’s Linux on Azure Test Automation benefits the SUSE ISV

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

September 24, 2014 8:59 am

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SUSE has collaborated with Microsoft for years now to make SUSE Linux Enterprise interoperate in a Microsoft environment.  Some examples are: Linux Integration components which enable SUSE Linux Enterprise to run seamlessly as a guest on Microsoft Hyper-V Support for Microsoft Hyper-V as a supported hypervisor for SUSE Cloud SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Free Tools, SLES on Azure, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Installing VMware Tools the easy way – OSP

mrlinux

By: mrlinux

April 30, 2014 10:21 am

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This tool from MrLinux lets you install VMware tools very easily using online repos from vmware.com

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openSUSE 13.1 with kernel 3.14 and NVIDIA

cseader

By: cseader

April 23, 2014 8:42 am

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This patch provides the necessary bits required for NVIDIA Drivers to compile and run on kernel 3.14.

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