A new snapshot of openSUSE 11.3 is available, which now puts it at Milestone 7, and means that the first release candidate is near. However, while the release of openSUSE 11.3 is approaching in July, it continues to add in new packages and support.
With openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 7, the Linux 2.6.34 kernel
has been thankfully pulled in and there is also new artwork for this Novell distribution.
What's also found within openSUSE 11.3 is netbook support within the Moblin and KDE desktops, Btrfs support
including at the installer level, Zypper package management improvements, Nouveau driver support for NVIDIA graphics hardware, and many updates of upstream packages.
The openSUSE 11.3 M7 release announcement can be read on the openSUSE news portal
At the same time, openSUSE has also announced the first beta release of the openSUSE Build Service Version 2.0. This update to the openSUSE Build Service brings a new user-interface, public read access, and other new features. More details on openSUSE Build Service 2.0 Beta can be found in this news post