OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 Does A 64-bit Spin For The Raspberry Pi 3
Written by Michael Larabel in SUSE on 5 December 2016 at 10:12 AM EST. 5 Comments
Following SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as being available in a 64-bit edition catered to the Raspberry Pi 3, openSUSE developers have now released a 64-bit image of Leap 42.2 for the RPi3.

The 64-bit openSUSE Leap 42.2 ARMv8 image is now available for the Raspberry Pi 3 using an upstream kernel image and not based upon the Raspberry Pi Foundation's kernel tree.

More details on If you are interested in a fresh Raspberry Pi 3 Linux OS comparison, let me know your interest via Twitter or the forums and I then may fire up a big plethora of fresh benchmarks.
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