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OpenSUSE Hidden Gems: LyX

J. S. Evans

By: J. S. Evans

April 19, 2017 3:30 pm

Reads:479

Score:5

Linux distributions are generally full of packages that have specific uses that most people don’t need or maybe they just don’t know that they need. In my previous post I wrote about QPhotoRec which I had never used before my little accident that actually saved me a huge headache. I didn’t know that this application existed until …

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Categories: Free Tools, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

I deleted everything.

J. S. Evans

By: J. S. Evans

April 13, 2017 8:43 am

Reads:1,689

Score:4.67

I goofed. I’m an avid hobbyist photographer and I happen to live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Needless to say, I take a lot of pictures. Recently I upgraded the drive in my home desktop from a slow HDD to 256G SSD. My workflow is like this: I take pictures, …

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Categories: Free Tools, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

Raspberry Pi Geek Loves (open)(S)US(E)

chabowski

By: chabowski

March 20, 2017 2:28 am

Reads:1,920

Score:5

The following article has been contributed by Dmitri Popov, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.    Good news for those who are interested in running openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on a Raspberry Pi. Issue #21 of the Raspberry Pi Geek magazine already introduced openSUSE Leap 42.2 by providing it as cover DVD and via an overview …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, News, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

Make Windows green again – Part 4

Hannes Kühnemund

By: Hannes Kühnemund

February 20, 2017 1:16 pm

Reads:2,733

Score:5

While we discovered in part 3 of this blog series how to run graphical openSUSE Linux programs within WSL, a lot of readers including myself started exploring this new opportunity. Given the feedback we received (either through comments or direct emails/chats), it seems that many of us (and by that I have to count myself …

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Categories: Chameleon, Free Tools, openSUSE, Technical Solutions

New Desktop Selection Screen in openSUSE Installer

chabowski

By: chabowski

February 20, 2017 5:42 am

Reads:2,207

Score:5

The following article has been contributed by the SUSE YaST Team and edited by Ancor González Sosa, Software Engineer and member of the YaST team.     The world of Linux desktop environments changes relatively quick, with new options popping up and some projects being abandoned. Thanks to the openSUSE’s community of packagers we have a …

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How HPC Impacts Our Lives II: HPC (and Linux) in the Movies

chabowski

By: chabowski

November 17, 2016 6:17 am

Reads:1,783

Score:5

A while ago, I published a first article about how HPC impacts our lives, and I talked about space research, weather forecast, and oil and gas.  Another area where HPC has become crucial – and which definitely affects our modern life every single day – is Entertainment: online gaming, Hollywood special effects and animated/3D movies. Special …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, openSUSE, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing, Technical Solutions

openDOC: Automating Documentation – A New Approach

chabowski

By: chabowski

November 8, 2016 9:16 am

Reads:685

Score:Unrated

I don’t have to tell you that SUSECon 2016 started today in Washington D.C. – I am sure you are already more than aware of it. One of the first sessions – in about 30 minutes – will be done by the SUSE documentation team lead Markus Feilner. This session could become something very special, …

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One Month at SUSE – Retrospective of a Newbie

chabowski

By: chabowski

November 8, 2016 2:47 am

Reads:548

Score:5

This is a guest blog written by Dmitri Popov, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team.  At the end of July 2016 I accepted a job as technical writer at SUSE. The prospect of moving to Germany and working for one of the biggest Linux companies made the decision easy for me. And once my wife’s …

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Salting Spacewalk and SenseHat …



By: joachimwerner

November 2, 2016 10:13 am

Reads:1,766

Score:4

Most pull requests on GitHub aren’t that newsworthy, but there are two that were accepted into the Salt project recently that I think you should be aware of. Both of them started as part of a SUSE Hack Week effort. Let’s begin with the “fun one”: With the inclusion of the execution module and beacon …

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Categories: Expert Views, Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Manager

The New Buzzword: Intelligence

Kristin Kinan

By: Kristin Kinan

October 7, 2016 1:52 pm

Reads:1,821

Score:5

You are likely working with many people involved in data analysis. But, the new trend  revolves around Intelligence. Business Intelligence, Data Intelligence, Threat Intelligence. In short — these are the people that glean value out of data. They use data-driven decisions to improve their business, and to generate revenue. Talk to your Chief Data Officer or a Chief Analytics Officer about a new, open …

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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

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