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The OpenSUSE 12.3 Beta Arrives Today

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Published on 17 January 2013 09:59 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in SUSE
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The beta release of the forthcoming openSUSE 12.3 Linux distribution is being pushed onto the Internet today.

The openSUSE 12.3 Beta is minor in nature compared to the earlier 12.3 development milestones that brought much churn. Coming in less than one month will be the first release candidate on 7 February.

Among the features for openSUSE 12.3 is the KDE 4.10 desktop, LXDE and Xfce desktop improvements, Mozilla Firefox 18 is servicing web-browsing needs, the Linux 3.7 kernel is present with many features, the LLVM 3.2 compiler is optionally available, GDB 7.5 can be used for debugging, and LibreOffice 3.6 for open-source office needs.

More details on the openSUSE 12.3 Beta (along with the traditional openSUSE Beta Pizza Party) can be found at 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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