Milestone 1 of openSUSE 11.3 pulls in the latest GNOME 2.30 development packages and the release candidate of KDE 4.4 Software Compilation. The LXDE desktop environment has also been pulled into the openSUSE desktop as an alternative choice. In the openSUSE 11.3 branch, Firefox is now at version 3.6, Thunderbird is up to the 3.0 release, a beta of OpenOffice.org 3.2 is included, and various other packages have also been updated. openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 1 is running with the Linux 2.6.32 kernel right now, but the Linux 2.6.33 kernel (if not 2.6.34) should get pulled in prior to the July release.
The lengthy announcement along with download links for openSUSE 11.3 is available at news.openSUSE.org.