Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier will help share with Novell the thoughts and concerns of OpenSuse Linux users and programmers.
Novell is improving its license for openSUSE to improve the community-development activities that come with it.
The latest version of Novell's free Linux product includes new graphics interface and virtualization options.
The software giant is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.
Software maker takes a big step forward by allowing (and encouraging) its first OpenSuse community-elected and -managed board, opening seats to non-Novell employees.
Crave's Eric Mack has been testing a prototype of the fully open-source PengPod 1040, just now wrapping up its crowdfunding campaign, and he's reached a few conclusions about the underdog slate.
Novell just showed that it's not dead yet with a good hire of Joe Brockmeier. But will his voice get lost in Novell's sea of conformity?
Novell's OpenSuse Build Service now can be used to test software for Red Hat Linux.