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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3

B Documentation Updates

This chapter lists content changes for this document.

This manual was updated on the following dates:

B.1 September 2017 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3)

General
Bug Fixes

B.2 November 2016 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2)

General
  • The e-mail address for documentation feedback has changed to doc-team@suse.com.

  • The documentation for Docker Open Source Engine has been enhanced and renamed to Docker Guide.

Changes for this Guide
  • Book structure: Restructured and merged some sections.

  • Documentation updated from GNOME 3.10 to GNOME 3.20. Minor changes only.

  • Documentation updated for LibreOffice 5.1. Minor changes only. (FATE#320521)

B.3 December 2015 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1)

General
  • SMT Guide is now part of the documentation for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

  • Add-ons provided by SUSE have been renamed as modules and extensions. The manuals have been updated to reflect this change.

  • Numerous small fixes and additions to the documentation, based on technical feedback.

  • The registration service has been changed from Novell Customer Center to SUSE Customer Center.

  • In YaST, you will now reach Network Settings via the System group. Network Devices is gone (https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=867809).

Changes for this Guide
Bugfixes
  • Fixed inconsistent terminology referring to the Dash of GNOME Shell (from Doc Comments).

B.4 October 2014 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12)

General
  • Removed all KDE documentation and references because KDE is no longer shipped.

  • Removed all references to SuSEconfig, which is no longer supported (Fate #100011).

  • Move from System V init to systemd (Fate #310421). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • YaST Runlevel Editor has changed to Services Manager (Fate #312568). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • Removed all references to ISDN support, as ISDN support has been removed (Fate #314594).

  • Removed all references to the YaST DSL module as it is no longer shipped (Fate #316264).

  • Removed all references to the YaST Modem module as it is no longer shipped (Fate #316264).

  • Btrfs has become the default file system for the root partition (Fate #315901). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • The dmesg now provides human-readable time stamps in ctime()-like format (Fate #316056). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • syslog and syslog-ng have been replaced by rsyslog (Fate #316175). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • MariaDB is now shipped as the relational database instead of MySQL (Fate #313595). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • SUSE-related products are no longer available from http://download.novell.com but from http://download.suse.com. Adjusted links accordingly.

  • Novell Customer Center has been replaced with SUSE Customer Center. Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • /var/run is mounted as tmpfs (Fate #303793). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • The following architectures are no longer supported: IA64 and x86. Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • The traditional method for setting up the network with ifconfig has been replaced by wicked. Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • A lot of networking commands are deprecated and have been replaced by newer commands (usually ip). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

    arp: ip neighbor
    ifconfig: ip addr, ip link
    iptunnel: ip tunnel
    iwconfig: iw
    nameif: ip link, ifrename
    netstat: ss, ip route, ip -s link, ip maddr
    route: ip route
  • Numerous small fixes and additions to the documentation, based on technical feedback.

Changes for This Guide
  • Merged the Application Guide into this guide.

  • Merged the LibreOffice Quick Start into this guide.

  • Documentation updated from GNOME 2 to GNOME 3. Major user interface changes.