Linux, Open Source & Ubuntu: openSUSE Linux 11.4 Draws Strength from Cloud Services, Community
Firefox and LibreOffice
openSUSE 11.4 ships with the LibreOffice productivity suite and Firefox 4 Web browser.
Version 11.4 marks the debut of a new, rolling release edition of opepSUSE, called Tumbleweed.
openSUSE's new Project Evergreen sets out to provide updates for no-longer-supported openSUSE releases, beginning with version 11.1.
SUSE Studio Support
Novell's SUSE Studio service offered support for openSUSE 11.4 at the distribution's launch.
SUSE Studio Upgrade
Novell's SUSE Studio offers an option to upgrade software appliances to the latest version of openSUSE.
openSUSE 11.4 ships with version 4.6 of the KDE desktop environment.
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.
GNOME Shell Preview
openSUSE 11.4 includes a preview version of the upcoming, overhauled GNOME Shell.