Wednesday, October 10, 2007

openSUSE 10.3 released

A collection of major changes and additions characterizing the current openSUSE Linux 10.3 release:

  • Linux kernel 2.6.22.5, Alsa 1.0.14

  • glibc 2.6.1, gcc 4.2.1

  • autoconf 2.6.1, gdb 6.6

  • libzypp 3.25.0

  • bash 3.2, core-utils 6.8

  • KDE 3.5.7 and KDE 4 Preview

  • Gnome 2.20

  • X.Org 7.2

  • AppArmor 2.1

  • OpenOffice.org 2.3

  • Boot time is vastly improved

  • GNOME 2 is installed under the /usr file system hierarchy since openSUSE 10.3 and KDE 4 now follows. KDE 3 will stay in /opt for compatibility reasons.

  • Includes a program called Giver that can be used to transfer files with other Giver users. Any Giver users on the network are automatically recognized, and the transferring works without any extra configuration.

  • Available for i386, x86_64 and PowerPC architectures.

  • Retail product: 16 GB on 2 DL-DVDs for 32bit and 64bit, printed user manual, free installation support


  • openSuSE 10.3