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[opensuse-marketing] Issue # 54 ready for translation
  • From: "Sascha 'saigkill' Manns" <samannsml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 15:53:29 +0100
  • Message-id: <200901101553.29625@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Issue #54 ready for translation

Hi @all!

Issue 54 of the openSUSE Weekly News is ready for translation [0].
You can see/update the status of your language at the "whats ready page"
We collected some FAQ here [2].

I've attached the en.txt for the translation-tool as file.


Have Phun!

Best regards,
Sascha Manns
openSUSE Marketing Team (Weekly News)
openSUSE Build Service

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Welcome to issue # 54 of openSUSE Weekly News!

In this week:
* Bugzilla Update to 3.2
* Contributor Gifts
* Miguel de Icaza: Mono goes Accessible!
* lowobu: Since when do you use (open)SuSE?
* Nikesh Jauhari: Read-Write Support for NTFS partition on OpenSUSE 11.x


== Announcements ==
====[ openSUSE
Project Announces csync]====
*''"Andreas Schneider has unleashed the first public release candidate ofcsync
0.42[1], which is now available as source from the csync Website[2], or via
one-click for openSUSE 11.0[3] and 11.1[4].As mobile computing becomes more and
more important, filesynchronization is more important than ever. Our jobs often
requireworking not only on multiple computers, but in multiple locations,
anddisconnected from our networks. To help solve this problem, we needeffective
strategies for replication of user data and files."''

====[ Novell
Bugzilla Update to 3.2 and a Guided Report Mode]====
*''"To make bug reporting easier, we will be updating Novellâs Bugzilla to the
latest stable release (Bugzilla 3.2) with some additional features added by
Novell. This update will take place on Saturday, January 10th,and Bugzilla will
be unavailable from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. MST (that's 13:00 UTC to 17:00
UTC).One significant change is that we will have a new guided mode for
reporting of bugs that is default for non-Novell accounts.The guided report
mode is a feature of bugzilla itself that we just enable. "''

== In the Community ==
====[ Contributor
* ''"Today we had two posts that contributors received the Box and a very
special gift. Again Salid was one of the first who got it. If you are not from
Germany, you have to wait a little bit longer, but the packages should arrive
soon. Thanks again to all contributors!"''

==Status Updates==
* [
Minutes]from Board meeting on Dec 10

Unofficial KDE 3.5 Live CD for openSUSE 11.1]

====Build Service====
* [
openSUSE 10.2] is discontinued

====Wiki / Communication / Events====
* [ OSF Status
Update #1] Rupert Horstkötter presents the Status update from openSUSE-Forums.
* [ RPMLint
Site in Wiki updated] Sascha Manns updated RPMLint Site. Call for Contribution.

==Tips and Tricks==
Masim Sugianto: openSUSE Network Installation/Upgrade Without CD/DVD]====
* ''"Installing or upgrading openSUSE is fairly easy. We could used any choice
: DVD installation, LiveCD, LiveUSB or by using net install CD for network
installation. But, How if we do not have any of CD, DVD, or USB The only one
we have is existing openSUSE with attached network. Well, It was not the end of
choice, because we could use a small script with long name :-) ,

====[ Christian Boltz:
11.1 - KDE3 screensaver can't be configured if Gnome is installed.
* ''"Christian informed us about a workaround to a Bug in KDE3/screensaver
found by Michael Buchau. [
Bugzilla entry]."''

====[ Italia Freeware: Another
way to install openSUSE 11.1 from a USB pen without change the initrd file]====
* ''"In the previous weekly news Masim Sugianto proposed a trick for install
openSUSE 11.1 from a USB stick using a modified initrd file. In this one is
showed a most general procedure that doesn't need it."''

Nikesh Jauhari: Read-Write Support for NTFS partition on OpenSUSE 11.x]====
* ''"The ntfs-3g driver is an open source, GPL licensed, third generation Linux
NTFS driver which was implemented by the Linux-NTFS project. It provides full
read-write access to NTFS, excluding access to encrypted files, writing
compressed files, changing file ownership, access right."''

==New/Updated Applications @ openSUSE==
*''"[ Brasero 0.9.0]...I'm proud to
announce the Brasero 0.9.0 release, i've build openSUSE 11.1 packages on my
build service home, Mandriva also updated on cooker and i'm sure the other
distros will follow as well. Download
[ here]"''

*''"[ qwit] - Qt4 Twitter client. It
could be useful, for example, for KDE users, who need a natively looking client
for their systems."''

==Planet SUSE==
Covering just a few posts from [ Planet SUSE], an
aggregation of all SUSE contributors' blogs:

Stanislav Visnovsky: Webpin search in YaST for openSUSE 11.1]====
* ''"This is just a short reminder that in openSUSE 11.1, it is possible to
search online for packages in YaST as described in this blog (thanks to Lukas
and Bubli for making this reality!). In short, just type on command line: ..."''

====[ Miguel de Icaza: Mono
goes Accessible!]====
* ''"Brad Taylor has announced the first release of the Mono Accessibility
stack: UI Automation provides programmatic access to most user interface (UI)
elements on the desktop, enabling assistive technology products such as screen
readers to provide information about the UI to end users and to manipulate the
UI by means other than standard input. UI Automation also allows automated test
scripts to interact with the UI."''

Masim Sugianto: Tutorial-VirtualBox on openSUSE 11.1 Part 1]====
* ''"VirtualBox is free open source virtualization utility to run another (or
similar) operating system on top our current operating system. In this case, I
may run another copies of openSUSE, Windows or another Linux distro on my
openSUSE box. Part 2

====[ Novell OpenPR: From Linux Magazine –
watch Novell in 2009]====
* ''"Linux Magazine has peered into its crystal ball and picked Novell as one
of its “Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2009”. The companies on the list were
described as vendors who will be compelling in the year to come and have a high
probability of helping their customers save some funds in 2009."''

====[ Joe
Brockmeier: OpenSUSE Project announces csync]====
* ''"Andreas Schneider has unleashed the first public release candidate of
csync 0.42, which is now available as source from the csync Web site, or via
one-click for openSUSE 11.0 and 11.1."''

====[ Andrew
Wafaa: Contributor Gifts]====
* ''"One of the first things that I got involved in with regards to openSUSE
was packaging, and using the openSUSE Build Service. Actually this was one of
my first means of contribution to an Open Source project - packaging Hula on
SUSE 9.2. Back then I used my old laptop (which I still have) - PIII 650MHz
with 512MB RAM - and was limited to packaging only for the release that I had
installed; which was fine as I was scratching my own itch, I wanted to use Hula
and thought "heck if I'm using it maybe someone else will too"."''

==openSUSE Forums==
Hot topics and assorted threads from the [ forums].

Weevil: The Kdenlive 0.7.1-SVN installation HOWTO for OpenSUSE 11.1]====
* ''"Excited about video-editing with Kdenlive? Forum member Weevil explains
how to get the current development version running in openSUSE 11.1 utilizing
the Kdenlive Builder Wizard."''

LuisC-SM: Mini HOWTO for WEBCAMS (gspcav driver)]====
* ''"Do you encounter problems with your webcam in openSUSE 11.1 that formerly
used to work with the gspcav driver? Forum member LuisC-SM suggests to use the
libv4l library instead and explains how to install and actually use it."''

lowobu: Since when do you use (open)SuSE?]====
* ''"Have a look at this frequented survey started by forums member lowobo,
participate and tell the community when and why you found your way to

==Past Events/Meetings ==
====[ January 07, 2009:
KDE Team Meeting]====

====[ January 10,
2009 OpenSUSE Weekly News Team Meeting]====

==Upcoming Events/Meetings==
January 13, 2009: openSUSE-Education Team Meeting]====
====[ January
14, 2009: openSUSE Project Meeting]====
====[[OpenSUSE_Weekly_News/Meetings/20090117|January 17, 2009 OpenSUSE Weekly
News Team Meeting]]====
====[ January 21, 2009:
KDE Team Meeting]====

==Security Updates==
To view the security announcements in full, or to receive them as soon as
they're released, refer to the
[ openSUSE Security
Announce] mailing list.
SUSE Security Announcement: Sun Java (SUSE-SA:2009:001)]====
* Package: Sun Java
* Announcement ID: SUSE-SA:2009:001
* Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 15:00:00 +0000

==On the Web==
====[ Linux 2.6.28's five best
* ''"While you were likely to be opening up Christmas presents, Linus Torvalds
was giving Linux users around the world a special present: the release of the
next major Linux kernel: Linux 2.6.28."''

Numbers in brackets show the changes compared to last but one week.

=== Communication ===
[] has 36503 (+80) non-unique
subscribers to all mailing lists. The [ openSUSE
Forums] have 19601 (+1559) registered users - most users including guests ever
online was 7771, 02-Dec-2008 at 17:31.

2128 (+123) of 3820 (+269) registered contributors in the
[ User Directory] have signed the [[Guiding
Principles]]. The board has acknowledged 260 [[members]].

===Build Service===
The [ Build Service] now hosts 4951 (+141) projects,
57723 (+428) packages, 9573 (+366) repositories by 11495 (+373) confirmed

The numbers for all openSUSE project products are this week:
* All Open Reports: 4837 (+165)
* Blocker: 4 (-10)
* Critical: 264 (+22)
* Major: 807 (+43)
* Normal: 2565 (+68)
* Minor: 491 (+11)
* Enhancements: 706 (+31)

[ Detailed Bugzilla Report] &ndash; [[Submitting Bug
Reports]] &ndash; [[Bug Reporting FAQ]]

Daily updated translation statistics are available on the
[ openSUSE Localization Portal].

[ Trunk Top-List] &ndash;
[[OpenSUSE_Localization_Guide|Localization Guide]]

==Feedback / Communicate / Get Involved==
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comments on any of the things mentioned in this article? Then head right over
to the [ story] comment
section and let us know! Communicate with or get help from the wider openSUSE
community -- via IRC, forums, or mailing lists -- see [[Communicate]].

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