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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 2

Drew

By: Drew

January 29, 2015 9:17 am

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This is the second blog in the series “SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed” – designed to help SUSE Linux Enterprise customers and partners better understand what they can learn from an online published SUSE YES Certification bulletin. The goal is to lessen the stress of future hardware purchases. Last time, we covered the following information …

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SUSE YES Certification bulletin exposed – part 1

Drew

By: Drew

January 21, 2015 9:52 am

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What information is important for you to have documented on a SUSE YES Certification bulletin? Can the information documented on a bulletin help you with your hardware purchasing decisions, reduce future stress and eliminate a number of future pesky headaches? The correct answers are a “great deal of information that you may not have been …

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LJDT: DOSBox and Game Emulation for Fun



By: ab

January 9, 2015 11:36 am

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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 …

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

How Linux Saved Christmas!

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

December 19, 2014 11:35 am

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Customizing the appearance of GDM in SLED 12



By: mikewillis

November 14, 2014 4:24 pm

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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. Testing changes will require you to repeatedly …

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Additional multimedia codec support for SLED 12



By: mikewillis

November 3, 2014 3:35 pm

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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 …

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Easily protect Firefox on SLED on multiple machines against POODLE attack



By: mikewillis

October 29, 2014 10:15 am

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As has been much publicised recently, (including Understanding POODLE), an unfixable vulnerability has been found in SSLv3 and it is recommended that support for it be disabled. Mozilla have said that SSLv3 will be disabled by default in Firefox 34, but SLED, very sensibly for an Enterprise distro, uses the Extended Support Releases of Firefox …

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 is now available.



By: Michael Miller

October 27, 2014 7:22 am

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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. SUSE is no stranger to innovation in enterprise Linux.  We were the first to include Xen, the first to include …

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The POODLE weakness in the SSL protocol (CVE-2014-3566)

mge1512

By: mge1512

October 15, 2014 9:17 am

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Your immediate action is required In short: The POODLE attack to the SSL 3.0 protocol, published last night (https://www.openssl.org/~bodo/ssl-poodle.pdf) requires server and desktop administrators and desktop users to carefully review their security protocol settings in packages such as HTTP Servers (such as Apache, Tomcat), SMTP Servers (such as Postfix), IMAP Servers, … as well as …

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System YES Certification and your network adapter(s)

Drew

By: Drew

August 11, 2014 10:36 am

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How important are those network adapters in your SUSE® Linux Enterprise servers and desktops? Should you care if your server or desktop network adapters and drivers have been SUSE YES Certified in your system with the current version of the OS? The correct answers are it’s critical (what’s the point without the network right!) and …

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