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openSUSE Review, Ubuntu Happenings, and Zorin OS

The newsfeeds were so chocked full of goodies today I only made it half way through. Carla Schroder has a review of openSUSE 13.1 out today and darkduck.com has a screenshot tour of the latest Zorin OS. Linux For You has a look at different Linux career opportunities. Ubuntu 13.04 has reached its end-of-life and www.junauza.com has seven things to expect from upcoming Ubuntu releases. Carla Schroder published a long-term review of openSUSE 13.1 over at Linux.com today. While she has plenty of positive things to say, she doesn’t hesitate to point out what she believes are shortcomings. She says openSUSE is great for trying out new technologies, for example, "While everyone else is still telling us that Btrfs is not ready for production systems, SUSE Enterprise Linux has supported it since SLES 11 SP2." Yet a while later Schroder took openSUSE to task over a security issue. She said, "openSUSE uses the ancient convention of stuffing all users into the users group, so everything in all home directories are visible to all users. I’ve always thought this is weird, and while YaST lets you choose a different default group there is no option for user private groups." She concludes

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