Here I Go! Rebel openSUSE!
Nov 24, 2010, 14:04 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Well, I know it has been a long time for me to come up
with what I think, is the start of a good future. I can only do
mockups but I am sure that if there is a programmer brave enough
out there to take this idea and turn it into a reality, be my
"I have taken a lot of things into account in order to create
these mockups, and they are far from perfect. I believe they make
sense and I am sure that many could be inspired by what you see.
openSUSE needs direction and image. Ubuntu went first and they are
being radical in their own way. Sure, many people are not happy
with their inclusion of the netbook interface into the mainstream
of their desktop version but the effects are ameliorating and
people in their community are accepting the change. Is openSUSE
ready for a change like that? a change in image and character?
"It has been a long time since openSUSE stirred the waters of
the Linux world and it is time that the Gecko makes a come back.
Community leaders are in eager search for the best strategy and
manifesto that will define the future of openSUSE as a community.
However, words are blown easily by the wind, we need stronger
impact. We need not only a change in focus but also a change in
image. Here I offer my humble contribution to the distro that I
love and care about."