openSUSE Project

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openSUSE
OpenSUSE official-logo-color.svg
Founder Novell
Type Community
Focus Free software
Products openSUSE distribution, Open Build Service, openQA, etc.
Website opensuse.org

The openSUSE Project is a community project to create, promote, improve and document the openSUSE Linux distribution.[1]

Project[edit]

The openSUSE Project develops Free Software and tools and has two main Linux distribution named openSUSE Leap and openSUSE Tumbleweed. The project is sponsored by a number of companies and individuals, most notably SUSE, AMD, B1 Systems, Heinlein Support and IP Exchange.[2]

Activities[edit]

The openSUSE Project develops the openSUSE Linux distribution as well as a large number of tools around building Linux distributions like the Open Build Service, KIWI, YaST, openQA, Snapper, Machinery, Portus and more.

Governance[edit]

The project is controlled by its community and relies on the contributions of individuals, working as testers, writers, translators, usability experts, artists and developers. The project embraces a wide variety of technology, people with different levels of expertise, speaking different languages and having different cultural backgrounds. [3]

There is an openSUSE Board which is responsible to lead the overall project.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "openSUSE Guidelines Principles". En.opensuse.org. Retrieved 2010-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Sponsors". openSUSE. 2012-05-12. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  3. ^ "Governance section of Guiding Principles". 

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