Linux, Open Source & Ubuntu: openSUSE Linux 11.4 Draws Strength from Cloud Services, Community

 
 
By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2011-04-01
 
 
 

Firefox and LibreOffice

openSUSE 11.4 ships with the LibreOffice productivity suite and Firefox 4 Web browser.

Firefox and LibreOffice

Rolling Upgrades

Version 11.4 marks the debut of a new, rolling release edition of opepSUSE, called Tumbleweed.

Rolling Upgrades

Project Evergreen

openSUSE's new Project Evergreen sets out to provide updates for no-longer-supported openSUSE releases, beginning with version 11.1.

Project Evergreen

SUSE Studio Support

Novell's SUSE Studio service offered support for openSUSE 11.4 at the distribution's launch.

SUSE Studio Support

SUSE Studio Upgrade

Novell's SUSE Studio offers an option to upgrade software appliances to the latest version of openSUSE.

SUSE Studio Upgrade

KDE 4.6

openSUSE 11.4 ships with version 4.6 of the KDE desktop environment.

KDE 4.6

XCFE

Also in openSUSE 11.4 is the latest version of the XFCE desktop environment-a lighter-weight desktop based on the same GTK (GIMP Tool Kit) framework that comprises GNOME.

XCFE

GNOME Shell Preview

openSUSE 11.4 includes a preview version of the upcoming, overhauled GNOME Shell.

GNOME Shell Preview

Rocket Fuel