openSUSE’s software manager lists Mono apps under Proprietary Applications Pattern

I’ve been using openSUSE for quite some time now, but this is definitely the first time that I’ve noticed this ( though probably because I tend to use zypper or the 1-click install rather than entering YaST). Edit: Output of zypper lr -u http://pastebin.com/awfeBeLP Output of zypper se -s -i -t pattern http://pastebin.com/DJc8HsLG Output of…

Updating KDE4 to KDE 4.1.3 from the command prompt using zypper

Couple of days ago, while I was updating the KDE4.0.4 install present on my openSUSE, my Internet conked off(as usual), and I was stuck halfway between the KDE4.0.4 -> KDE 4.1.3 update. So I shutdown my system. Later on while powering it on, this semi-update badly damaged by KDE installation with version incompatibilities and DBUS…

Announcing openSUSE 10.3

The openSUSE team is proud to announce the release of openSUSE 10.3. Promoting the use of Linux everywhere, the openSUSE project provides free, easy access to the world’s most usable Linux distribution, openSUSE. openSUSE is released regularly, is stable, secure, contains the latest free and open source software, and comes with several new technologies. openSUSE…

openSuSE 10.3 Roadmap

As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m a huge fan of openSuSE and am eagerly waiting for the next release, openSuSE 10.3, scheduled for October 2007. Heres what Andreas Jaegar had to say about openSuSE 10.3 roadmap: We are happy to announce the final roadmap for openSUSE 10.3. openSUSE 10.3 is the next release that incorporates new features from both the community and Novell internal development.  The distribution will be build for the x86, x86-64 and Power PC platforms. Major *planned* enhancements are: * 1 CD install (network at install) * Installation of a Linux system on HD directly from a Live-CD image * UMTS support * Enhance zypper * Migration assistant instlux * Integration of external repositories * Dynamic update mirrors * Edu Add-on CD (done largely by the community) * GNOME 2.20 * KDE4 preview * Reduction of boot time * Reduced package dependencies, smaller minimal system Most important dates of the schedule are:…