Giovedi 23 Dicembre 2010

Annunciato il rilascio della quinta milestone di OpenSuse 11.4. Download a partire da questa pagina, o direttamente da questi link
openSUSE-KDE-LiveCD-Build0957-i686.iso (690 MB, torrent),
openSUSE-GNOME-LiveCD-Build0957-i686.iso (684 MB, torrent),
openSUSE-KDE-LiveCD-Build0957-x86_64.iso (700 MB, torrent),
openSUSE-GNOME-LiveCD-Build0957-x86_64.iso (683 MB, torrent).

  • Kernel 2.6.37rc5-12 is the basis of M5, including the famous "200 line" per tty task groups patch to improve desktop interactivity, and featuring the almost-complete removal of the so-called 'Big Kernel Lock', which should improve scalability. This kernel supports new drivers, including Broadcom wireless and updated open-source graphics drivers, and a host of the usual other improvements.
  • Libzypp 8.10.2 adds improved support and fixes for metalinks, the multiple download URL specification.
  • On the desktop, the KDE Platform makes the leap to version 4.6 beta with many improvements in the UI and underlying infrastructure. This includes a complete rewrite of Kontact and is undergoing heavy testing. There is a serious chance KDE PIM 4.6 will not make it into the final openSUSE 11.4 release, testing and development is needed!
  • KOffice is updated to 2.3 RC superseding beta1, including the exciting Krita natural media painting app. Meanwhile is removed, having been succeeded by LibreOffice which is updated to
  • GNOME 2.32.1 is now available as the 2.32.2 is the final version planned for openSUSE 11.4, which is notable for being the last stable release before GNOME 3 in March.
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