OpenSUSE 42.2 Merges Best Features of Enterprise, Community Models

1 - OpenSUSE 42.2 Merges Best Features of Enterprise, Community Models
2 - It's Based on SUSE Linux Enterprise
3 - It Comes With Multiple Desktop Choices
4 - KDE Plasma 5.8 Desktop Shines
5 - KDE Applications include Kmail
6 - LibreOffice Provides Productivity Applications
7 - Firefox is a Browser Choice
8 - This Distribution also Supports ARM Processors
9 - Developers Benefit from Qt Designer
10 - The Linux 4.4 LTS Kernel Is at the Heard of this Distribution
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OpenSUSE 42.2 Merges Best Features of Enterprise, Community Models

The new OpenSUSE 42.2 milestone community Linux distribution benefits from the stability of the Linux 4.4 Long Term Support Kernel.

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It's Based on SUSE Linux Enterprise

The openSUSE Leap distribution is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE). The Leap 42.2 update follows the SLE Service Pack 2 update that debuted on November 8.

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It Comes With Multiple Desktop Choices

The openSUSE Leap distribution offers multiple open-source desktop environments including KDE Plasma and GNOME.

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KDE Plasma 5.8 Desktop Shines

While GNOME has often been the default in many Linux distributions, SUSE has a long history of KDE as the default. The KDE Plasma 5.8 is a Long Term Supported release and provides a stable desktop experience for Linux users.

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KDE Applications include Kmail

Beyond the Plasma desktop interface, KDE also provides multiple types of applications, including the Kmail email applications.

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LibreOffice Provides Productivity Applications

The open-source LibreOffice 5.1.5.2 office suite update is part of openSUSE Leap 42.2 and includes Writer Document, Calc Spreadsheet and Impress Database applications.

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Firefox is a Browser Choice

The Mozilla Firefox browser is part of the openSUSE Leap release and on the KDE Plasma desktop so too is the KDE-based Konqueror browser.

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This Distribution also Supports ARM Processors

In addition to x86, the openSUSE Leap distribution also supports ARM processors.

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Developers Benefit from Qt Designer

Qt designer is an interface builder to help developers produce graphical user interfaces for applications.

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The Linux 4.4 LTS Kernel Is at the Heard of this Distribution

At the heart of the openSUSE Leap 42.2 distribution is a Linux 4.4 LTS kernel. SUSE expects to be able to provide up to 36 months of support openSUSE Leap releases.

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