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08.05.12

OpenSUSE to Have Release Soon

Posted in GNU/Linux, OpenSUSE at 4:32 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Light in woods

Summary: The second RC of OpenSUSE 12.2 is out, but how many more releases are going to be made?

THERE are early signs that OpenSUSE will have a new release quite soon, with the second RC being out there in the wild.

After the latest deceitful PR from SUSE, aided by the Linux Foundation, we are saddened to see continued momentum (however small) for ‘Microsoft Linux’, so to speak. Some sites like Phoronix gave that coverage along with other SUSE sympathisers. To quote The H: “With the final version due in mid-September, the openSUSE developers have announced the second release candidate for version 12.2 of their Linux distribution. The two weeks since the first RC release have seen “a flurry” of last minute fixes in higher level packages as the core of 12.2 has been “stabilized and locked”. The focus now moves to final polish and fixes for release. One late change to the system has been the removal of many manuals and books from the DVD release of openSUSE to save space; a new “books” pattern can be installed separately for users who want them.”

Another SUSE sympathiser covered it but no large news sites. OpenSUSE does not matter so much anymore.

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