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Release Notes: This release benefits from improvements to the testing infrastructure and much attention to bugfixing.

Release Notes: This release brings KDE 4.7, Firefox 7, LibreOffice 3.4, Linux kernel 3.1, and GCC 4.6 with support for Google's new Go programming language. OpenSUSE 12.1 is the first Linux distribution to support ownCloud with its own unique Mirall desktop integration. Color management support is greatly improved in this version. Snapper is a new and unique tool that employs snapshot functionality in the BTRFS file system.

  •  19 Dec 2008 10:57

Release Notes: This release includes more than 230 new features, improvements to YaST, OpenOffice.org 3.0, a new license, Liberation fonts, and openJDK. Users can choose from the leading edge of GNOME and KDE development with GNOME 2.24.1 and KDE 4.1.3. KDE 3.5.10 is also included for users who prefer the classic KDE experience.

  •  19 Jun 2008 14:35

Release Notes: This release introduces a themed and simplified DVD installer, an improved live CD installer, fast package management, and the latest software like KDE 3.5.9 and 4.0.4 (including some 4.1 backports/parts), GNOME 2.22.1, OpenOffice.org 2.4, and Firefox 3.0.

Release Notes: This is the last Beta release of openSUSE 11.0. It introduces a themed and simplified DVD installer, an improved live-CD installer, fast package management, and the latest software like KDE 3.5.9 and 4.0.4 (including some 4.1 backports/parts), GNOME 2.22.1, OpenOffice 2.4, and Firefox 3.0.

  •  04 Oct 2007 13:37

Release Notes: This version contains new beautiful green artwork, KDE 3.5.7 and parts of KDE 4, SUSE-polished GNOME 2.20, a GTK version of YaST, a new 1-click-install technology, MP3 support out-of-the-box, new and redesigned YaST modules, compiz and compiz fusion advances, virtualisation improvements, OpenOffice.org 2.3, Xfce 4.4.1, and much more.

Release Notes: The DVD5 and GNOME CD layouts have been revised. 575 package submissions since Alpha 7 mark the start of general feature freeze, which contains mostly version updates like OpenOffice 2.3 Beta and GNOME 2.19.6.

Release Notes: The GNOME/KDE single CD installation media have been improved and x86_64 versions were added. The distribution is now running on Linux 2.6.22, compiled with GCC 4.2, and managed by a refactored libzypp software package library.

Release Notes: Two single-CD installation options were added: one for GNOME and one for KDE. Both contain a small desktop. If openSUSE is installed from CDs, the user is offered the option to bring up network connection in order to be able to install a remote add-on product together with openSUSE. Lots of packages were renamed and split to create smaller systems. This release is based on Linux kernel 2.6.22-rc4 and glibc 2.6, and it ships with KDE 3.5.7, KOffice 1.6.3, Firefox 2.0.0.4, and OpenOffice.Org 2.2.1rc3.

  •  07 Dec 2006 07:15

Release Notes: As usual, all the latest open source packages available at the time are shipped. The GNOME and KDE desktops were redesigned. Firefox 2.0 is included. ext3 is the new default file system. Support for internal SD card readers was added. New power management was implemented. Package management was improved.

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