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OpenSuSE 11.2 Milestone 2 Brings Changes

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Published on 28 May 2009 09:28 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in SUSE
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A month after the release of OpenSuSE 11.2 Milestone 1, the second alpha release for this next major OpenSuSE update is now out in the wild.

Changed around in this second development release for OpenSuSE 11.2 is switching to the newer GCC 4.4 compiler, the latest Linux 2.6.30 kernel is being used, and Novell has switched to using EXT4 for its default file-system.

When it comes to programs in OpenSuSE 11.2 Milestone 2 there is Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Beta 4, a mix of GNOME 2.26.2 and developmental GNOME 2.27 (GNOME 2.28) packages, KDE 4.3 Beta 1, OpenOffice.org 3.1, and VirtualBox 2.2.2.

The OpenSuSE 11.2 Milestone 2 release announcement along with download links can be found on the OpenSuSE news blog.

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