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Alacarte 3.7.90-1.2 (Gnome menu editor) , Unable to add new menu items [Fixed]


By: nkuneng

November 21, 2013 11:15 am

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I switched repositories for my Gnome installation to the LATEST STABLE GNOME 3.8. After updating to Gnome 3.8, I was then unable to edit my Gnome menu via the alacarte program/script. I then decided to query the forums, and found a link to this one here…

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Categories: Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

Additional multimedia codec support for SLED 11 SP3

By: mikewillis

July 17, 2013 11:01 am

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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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Surrounded by SUSE

By: davidbyte

July 8, 2013 6:58 am

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As I look around and observe everyday life, it is amazing just how prevalent SUSE Linux is in the background fabric of critical infrastructure.  Whether it is something as simple as going to the store, visiting your doctor, flying on a plane or making a transaction in your 401k, it is extremely likely that SUSE  …

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Sieste – Siesta: Snap Before a Nap


By: mge1512

June 14, 2013 9:23 am

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After enjoying a rich Menu du jour with green snapper and vegetables, probably served with some white wine, you may want to get some rest. In France “Sieste”, also known as “Siesta” in Italy and Spain, is a tradition that unfortunately is not common in other countries, such as Germany. It seems to be common …

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Categories: Desktop, Enterprise Linux, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

When one is better than many: for SUSE, security is not an afterthought

By: joachimwerner

May 27, 2013 6:47 am

Reads: 513

A couple of weeks ago I ran into an article on Heise Security (German) quoting the newest Security Report for Germany from Secunia. An English version that links to the report for the UK can be found on The H Open. One of the key findings of those reports is that the average computer user …

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Keep it … stable, secure and supportable … Maintenance!


By: mge1512

February 11, 2011 3:55 pm

Reads: 210

Do you ever wonder what all this “maintenance” is about?

Why is maintenance such a big deal?

Why do we care about it? Why is it important?

Do you ever wonder how we plan for and manage maintenance?

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Categories: Appliances, Desktop, LibreOffice, Technical Solutions

Wyse and Novell Announce First Enterprise-Class Linux Thin Client Optimized for Desktop Virtualization

By: coolguys

September 17, 2008 12:10 pm

Reads: 391

Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, and Novell have announced the joint delivery of Wyse Enhanced SUSE Linux Enterprise, the next-generation of Linux operating system designed for thin computing environments and available only on Wyse desktop and mobile thin client devices. Wyse Enhanced SUSE Linux Enterprise is a powerful combination of Wyse’s extensive experience in thin computing and the ease of use, flexibility and security of SUSE Linux Enterprise.

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Categories: Desktop, Expert Views, News

“Multiplied” Linux Desktop Migration Strategy for SLED 10 and openSUSE 10.1

By: coolguys

September 28, 2006 12:00 am

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With the excitement surrounding the launch of SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 and openSUSE 10.1, it is clear that Novell has a winner with its new desktop strategy. With the Linux Desktop Multiplier, you can take the SLED 10 value proposition one step further. Learn how the “Multiplied” SLED 10 strategy is enabling organisations to migrate up to 10 users to each of their SLED 10 or openSUSE 10.1 computers.

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Categories: Desktop, Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop