openSUSE forums Rules-of-Conduct reminder

The moderators and admins of openSUSE forums request the membership refresh themselves as to the forums Terms and Conditions, as there have been some violations recently. The T&C are here: openSUSE Forums - Forums FAQ: openSUSE Forums FAQ

Some specific areas to note:

openSUSE Forums Terms

… Members may not create or use secondary accounts for deceptive purposes including but not limited to: circumventing the T&C, rejoining the community after being banned or blocked, circumventing staff actions or directions, or posting as different persons


The openSUSE Forums staff do not allow “cross posting”, where a user posts the same or a similar thread in more than one forum. The thread that was posted in the least-relevant forum will be removed. The openSUSE staff may combine the threads if both threads have responses.

Contacting Staff

… However, staff members will not provide private openSUSE Linux help; all Linux help requests must be posted in the appropriate forum.

**Thread/Post Ownership **

… openSUSE Forums staff have the right to remove, edit, move, or close any topic at any time according to forum and staff policy.


The openSUSE legal rules of conduct shall also be followed: Legal - openSUSE

In particular:

Rules of Conduct

… The purpose of any such discussions and exchanges of information is solely to exchange technical information relating to openSUSE/SUSE Linux. Participating in any such discussions requires compliance with these Rules of Conduct and these Terms generally.

… You agree not to post or transmit through this web site any material or content that violates or infringes in any way the rights of others … which is … abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, derogatory, … profane … or other-wise objectionable