openSUSE 10.3 Beta 1 Available Now

The openSUSE team is working hard for the new release of their free Linux operating system, scheduled for release somewhere in October, very close to the Ubuntu 7.10 release. They are proud to announce today the first beta version of openSUSE 10.3. This beta comes with OpenOffice 2.3 beta (that has the ability to read and write to Open XML files), latest 2.6.21.1 Linux kernel, faster startup times and many fixes/improvements.

The openSUSE team is also proud to present a project called openSUSE Build Service, which allows openSUSE users to search and install applications with a single click : “As we seek to streamline and improve collaboration between all Linux developers, the OpenSUSE Build Service has changed the way packages have been built. The build service is quickly becoming a center for building any Linux distribution,” said Michael Loeffler, OpenSUSE product manager. The openSUSE Build Service provides software for the following SUSE distributions:

  • openSUSE 10.2
  • SUSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE Linux 10.0
  • SLES/SLED 10
  • SLES 9

It is also said (and are listed) that the software portal supports distributions such as:

  • Fedora 7
  • Fedora Core 6
  • Mandriva 2007
  • Mandriva 2006
  • Debian 4,0 Etch
  • Ubuntu 7.04
  • Ubuntu 6.06

openSUSE 10.3 release schedule:

  • Wed, May 16: openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 4
  • Thu, Jun 14: openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 5
  • Thu, Jul 19: openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 6
  • Thu, Aug 2: openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 7
  • Thu, Aug 9: openSUSE 10.3 Beta 1
  • Thu, Aug 23: openSUSE 10.3 Beta 2
  • Thu, Sep 6: openSUSE 10.3 Beta 3
  • Thu, Sep 20: openSUSE 10.3 Release Candidate 1
  • Thu, Sep 27: openSUSE 10.3 Goldmaster release (internal)
  • Thu, Oct 4: openSUSE 10.3 public release

Please report bugs you find in openSUSE’s bugzilla.

Download :openSUSE 10.3 Beta 1 (ISO) GNOME i386 | openSUSE 10.3 Beta 1 (ISO) KDE i386

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  3. Shrey Says:

    I’ve been confused for some time over choosing between the three
    Fedora
    Ubuntu
    Suse

    which one would u recommend ? I’m not a total linux noob….i’ve used both fedora and ubuntu… found ubuntu easier.. to use…

  4. Dark Star Says:

    See open SUSE and Fedora are higher and tougher ver. of Linux.. 1′st get your self perfect in Ubuntu than you will feel good and easy :) using other Linux OS ;)

  5. Shrey Says:

    ok will take ur word :)


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