Linked by Adam S on Thu 19th Jun 2008 14:47 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
SuSE, openSUSE A new major release of Novell's community-supported distro openSUSE 11 is now available and can be downloaded from the mirrors. Linux Format has a hands-on look at the new installer, SLAB menu and Compiz Fusion, and weighs up whether the distro can fight competition from Ubuntu and Fedora. Is this the start of a new era for SUSE?
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200 features
by netpython on Fri 20th Jun 2008 05:51 UTC
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Nice to see OpenSuse looks at security features other distros have implemented.

Amongst the 200 new features these are the one i really care about:

Randomize Application and Library Adresses (Feature No: 120276)

Implement PIE support in the kernel (Feature No: 300592)

-fstack-protector for all packages (Feature No: 301940)

I fortunately got an e-mail that my retail box is waiting to be send to me yesterday, kewl..

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