The First Milestone Reached For openSUSE 42.1 "Leap"
Written by Michael Larabel in SUSE on 24 July 2015 at 11:14 AM EDT. 3 Comments
SUSE --
Following a slight delay, the first milestone release of openSUSE 42.1 "Leap" is now available for testing.

OpenSUSE 42.1 Leap is derived from SUSE Linux Enterprise's source-code and is going to be the openSUSE project's next non-rolling release and entered development last month. Currently Leap is due for release in November. OpenSUSE Tumbleweed, the rolling-release arm of the distribution, will meanwhile keep on rolling.

OpenSUSE 42.1 "Leap" Milestone 1 is shipping with the Linux 4.1 kernel, GNOME 3.16, KDE Plasma 5, Firefox 38, and many other updated packages.

More details on this radical new test version of openSUSE can be found via news.opensuse.org. Stay tuned for openSUSE Leap benchmarks on Phoronix in due time.
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