The second and final release candidate to the upcoming openSUSE 13.1 Linux distribution release is now available for last minute testing.
The openSUSE 13.1 Release Candidate 2 updates systemd to version 208, Shim now works so UEFI Secure Boot is possible, Calibre is now fully operational, KNetworkManager has been brought back instead of Plasma-NM, the kernel received some updates, YaST was updated, Xfce now properly suspends, and there's been various other package updates.
With the "one speedy improvement everyone could read about on phoronix (the radeon/nouveau timer improvements)" kernel change mentioned with openSUSE 13.1 RC2, see The AMD Radeon Performance Is Incredible On Linux 3.12
and Here's Why Radeon Graphics Are Faster On Linux 3.12
For more details on openSUSE 13.1 RC2, visit news.opensuse.org