The DVD enclosed with this issue includes 32- and 64-bit editions of openSUSE 12.3, the latest release in the storied history of SUSE Linux. The openSUSE developers strive to maintain a system that is friendly enough for end users but still well equipped for server room environments. Version 12.3 comes with Linux kernel 3.7, along with several new cloud and database options and support for UEFI boot. Select the KDE 4.10 or Gnome 3.6 desktop at installation, or choose another leading desktop option: Xfce, LXDE, or E17.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.