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OpenSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2 Is Heavy On Updates

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Published on 18 December 2012 01:53 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in SUSE
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The second development milestone release of openSUSE 12.3 is now available for testing. This latest release, which comes more than one month after Milestone One, packs more than 470 updated packages plus other changes.

Aside from 470+ package updates for openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2, some specific items being acknowledged for this development release include:

- The LibreOffice open-source office suite has moved from version 3.5.4 to 3.6.3.

- KDE 4.10 Beta 2 is now available in KDE Factory.

- GNOME 3.6.3 is now available for those not liking the KDE Plasma desktop.

- Version 2.17 of the GNU C Library (glibc) is shipping with 12.3 Milestone 2 for improved ARM support and better multi-arch handling.

- QEMU 1.3.0 is available for Linux virtualization users.

- LLVM/Clang 3.2 is shipping with openSUSE 12.3.

- Mono 3 with its C# 5.0 compiler is available.

- This release is currently shipping with the Linux 3.6 kernel but Linux 3.7 packages are forthcoming.

For more details on openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2, swing by news.opensuse.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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