openSUSE 12.3 in the Final Stretches
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openSUSE 12.3 in the Final Stretches
by Susan Linton - Feb. 28, 2013Comments (0)
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Jos Poortvliet, openSUSE head cheerleader, announced the second release candidate for openSUSE 12.3. He said, "A large number of bugs has been fixed and a number of packages has been updated. Major changes include PulseAudio, the kernel and Firefox." Some of the important package updates are:* GNOME 3.6.3* Linux 3.7.9 * Firefox 19.0* KDE 4.10* LibreOffice 3.6.3* GIMP 2.8.2* DigiKam 3.0* GCC 4.7.2* Xorg X Server 1.13.2 The openSUSE 12.3 RC2 GNOME Desktop Some of the other important changes to this release and for the upcoming final include:* UEFI and Secure Boot support - "It should be possible to install openSUSE 12.3 on a UEFI machine without problems."* Changes in openSUSE Live images: The Live images have increased in size to shed the shackles of the CD format for DVD and USB disks.* "openSUSE 12.3 final will ship with a XFCE based Rescue LiveCD"* Newly released Enlightenment E17* Completion of the systemd migration* New gorgeous look * Replaced MySQL with MariaDBRead the full announcement for more UEFI details and get your copy here. openSUSE 12.3 is due March 13, 2013.
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