Internet Manifesto

Today our medias are important. In times with social Networks, Search Machines and Youtube we must remind our Life. Some Geeks has defined a new manifesto with 17 Declarations.

  • The Internet is different.
  • The Internet is a pocket-sized media empire.
  • The Internet is our society is the Internet.
  • The freedom of the Internet is inviolable.
  • The Internet is the victory of information.
  • The Internet changes improves journalism.
  • The net requires networking.
  • Links reward, citations adorn.
  • The Internet is the new venue for political discourse.
  • Today’s freedom of the press means freedom of opinion.
  • More is more – there is no such thing as too much information.
  • Tradition is not a business model.
  • Copyright becomes a civic duty on the Internet.
  • The Internet has many currencies.
  • What’s on the net stays on the net.
  • Quality remains the most important quality.
  • All for all.

The full manifesto can viewed under: (English Version) (German Version)

Whitepaper: Weekly News Survey

Hi Mates,

i’ve just announce my Whitepaper. This is an Collection from Comments of our Survey. The Whitepaper shows us what are Work in Progress and what planned in future.

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Whitepaper: Weekly News Survey published

Hi Mates,

i’ve just announce my Whitepaper. This is an Collection from Comments of our Survey. The Whitepaper shows us what are Work in Progress and what planned in future.
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Call for Participation: openSUSE Weekly News

Hello Mates,

since 2 Month our Call for Participation is running. We would like to hear more feedback. Please tell us your likes and unlikes, your Wishes and so on. Please share your Ideas with us. You can drop your ideas here:

Howto: How to create an Userpage

Novell account
First of all, in order to access the forums, build service, features, and bugzilla information a Novell user account must be created.  To create an account visit: and fill out the Form.

After creating a Novell account, you should automatically be logged in and directed to:  If you are not automatically logged in, navigate to, select “Login” at the top right, and enter your user name and password.

User page
Once you have completed logging in, your user name will be displayed at the top right of the page.
Clicking on your user name will display your user page.  Since you have not edited your page yet, it should be relatively empty.

To edit your user page click on „edit“.  A „Wiki“ text entry box will be displayed, allowing you to enter information you would like to share about yourself, such as, your Name, email address, or instant messenger information.

Picture uploading
If you would like to add a picture of yourself, navigate to and select a file you wish to upload.  Take note of the statement:

„To include the image in a page, use a link in the form [[Image:file.jpg]], [[Image:file.png|alt text]] or [[Media:file.ogg]] for directly linking to the file.“

This statement describes how to link/bind the freshly uploaded picture to your user page.

Bind your picture to your page by navigating back to your user page and clicking edit.  Click the „Embedded Image“ icon.  If you are not sure which icon is the „Embedded Image“ icon, hover your mouse over the various icons to display a description of each.

Once you have clicked the correct icon, the text: [[Image:file.jpg]] will be displayed in the „Wiki“ text box.  change the file name to the name of the picture you just uploaded.

Click Show preview to see a preview of your changes or Save page to commit the changes to your user page.

Call for Contribution: OpenSUSE Weekly News

Since 77 Issues the Weekly News Team published the News. The News are translated to many Languages. But why i made an Call for Contribution?
If we check Planetsuse or Lizards, we can see, that mostly the Blogger are the same. Our Goal as Weekly News Team is it, to make our Publication interesting. So we need more Blogger. If you have an own Blog, we would like to motivate you, to blog. You can write about interesting Features or Tips and Tricks, or new things, you have learned. You can tell us, what you like at the Project, or what you doesn’t like. You can give Proposals or other Stuff. We need you as Author.

Then i’d like to go to the next Point: Feedback.
Sebastian one of our Teammates has created an Poll with the Question: „How are the Weekly News“? You can find it there: Please let us know, how are the Weekly News in YOUR View. Please use also the Comment-Function for leave a Feedback. You can also use an Mail to:

If you are can’t Blog, so you can send us interesting Blogs or Posts, that you’ve found. Only through your Contribution we can make the Weekly News better and more interesting.

We want you!!!

OpenSUSE Ambassador Programm

Wollen Sie helfen, die Öffentlichkeit über das openSUSE-Projekt zu informieren und mehr Menschen animieren zu einem Teil der OpenSUSE-Gemeinschaft zu werden? Sind Sie bereit ihre Ärmel hochzukrempeln und anzupacken. Wollen Sie neuen Linuxnutzern helfen, auf lokalen Veranstaltungen über openSUSE sprechen, helfen Installationsmedien mit openSUSE zu verteilen, und neuen Contributoren bei ihrem Einstieg in das openSUSE-Projekt helfen? Dann sollten Sie openSUSE Ambassador werden!

Es werden noch weitere Ambassadors rund um die Welt benötigt. Einfach mal auf gehen.

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Call for Contribution: LinuxTag @ RadioTux

RadioTux – the german Linuxradio – are present in LinuxTag Berlin. The following Community-Guys would be interviewed:

* Joe Zonker Brockmeier – openSUSE Community, SUSE Community Week, SUSE Summit
* Cornelius Schuhmacher – SUSE Studio
* Brent McDonnell – iFolder
* Jan Weber-SUSE Education.

If you have any Questions, you can submit the Questions to: Then we’re using your Questions Live at LinuxTag.

Searching for Stories from the OpenSUSE Weekly News

Hello Mates,

the OpenSUSE Weekly News is searching about Stories from Visitors of the Community Week, and Summits from the Teams.

Emails are welcome by:

OpenSUSE Weekly News: How to make a Newsletter?

Yesterday from 10:00 to 20:00 UTC the Weekly News Team holds an Session: „How to make a Newsletter?“. The Team prepared 2 Presentations:

* How to make an Newsletter and
* How to translate a Newsletter? (Thanks to Satoru).

So the Visitors can get an Overview about the Project. In an integrated Question and Answer Session Visitors can recieve Informations. We had construct an Special Edtion from the Community Week. The Special Edition merged the Blog Post, other Posts to one Site. You can see our Result:

The activity in the Channel was low. We hope that today more Visitors come to #opensuse-newsletter. For first Introductions we placed the Page: .

If you would like to learn more about Translating you can visit us today from 12:00 to 14:00 in IRC: #opensuse-newsletter @ Freenode. The German Translaton will be held on #opensuse-de.

We hope to see you today …

Your Weekly News Team