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Comment Re:Do u want V1aGra and pr0n txt msgs? (Score 1) 181

No charges for anything incoming in the UK, including on t-mobile. This seems like an odd concept, how can you be charged for something you haven't asked for or initiated? I'm pretty impressed with T-Mobile here, £20 gets 6 months of "unlimited" (actually throttled if you go over 1gb/mo) HSDPA usage on their pay as you go plan.

Submission + - OpenSUSE 11.0 Released

Nate D writes: It's here: a new major release of Novell's community-supported distro is now available, and can be downloaded from the mirrors. Linux Format has a hands-on look at the new installer, SLAB menu and Compiz Fusion, and weighs up whether the distro can fight competition from Ubuntu and Fedora. Is this the start of a new era for SUSE?

Submission + - openSUSE 11.0 Beta 1 Has Been Released (

Francis Giannaros writes: "The first beta release for openSUSE 11.0 is now available. Some of the highlights include the fast package management, KDE 3.5.9 and 4.0.3, GNOME 2.22.1 and an impressive new installer using Qt4 CSS-like stylesheets. Changes behind the scenes include switching to RPM LZMA payload, making RPMs smaller (faster to download), and quicker to decompress (faster installation)."

Submission + - openSUSE 10.3 released

houghi writes: openSUSE 10.3 has been officaly released. From the anouncement: 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.

Downloads can be found at in both CD and in DVD, both BitTorrent and FTP/HTTP
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Submission + - openSUSE 10.3 released (

Benjamin Weber writes: The openSUSE team have just officially announced the availability of openSUSE 10.3 "Gold Master" (GM). The new version boasts a range of advances, including: beautiful green artwork, parts of KDE 4, SUSE-polished GNOME 2.20, a 1-click-install technology, a new package management stack, MP3 support out-of-the-box, a GTK version of YaST and a greatly improved boot time. While they now offer 1-CD Installation media — with a KDE CD, or the GNOME CD — the DVD with both desktop environments and extra software is still available.
Download from mirrors or torrent now.
Get in touch with other openSUSE users and developers for help or to celebrate the release.


Submission + - Novell Make Linux Driver Project a Reality

apokryphos writes: "Novell have relaunched the Linux Driver Project by dedicating well-known kernel developer Greg KH to work on the project full-time. Greg KH writes:

"My employer, Novell, has modified my position to now allow me to work full time on this project. Namely getting more new Linux kernel drivers written, for free, for any company that so desires. And to help manage all of the developers and project managers who want to help out...They really care about helping make Linux support as many devices as possible, with fully open-source drivers.""

Submission + - openSUSE Turns Two

krgallagher writes: CNN reports:

On the second anniversary of the creation of the openSUSE(TM) project, the community program this week marked two new milestones — the availability of the first beta of openSUSE 10.3 and the continued growth of the openSUSE Build Service. The openSUSE Build Service is an innovative framework that provides an infrastructure for software developers to easily create and compile packages for multiple Linux* distributions. The development team today released the first version of the end-user interface for the build service, with which users of any openSUSE, SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu or Mandriva distribution can easily search and browse new software for their distribution. Users of the upcoming openSUSE 10.3 can install their software with one click directly from the Web interface. In the past four months, more than 13 million packages have been downloaded from the openSUSE Build Service as developers build packages for various distributions using the tool.

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