OpenSUSE 12.2 RC1
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The openSUSE team has released the first release candidate of late OpenSuse 12.2, who brings along with many bug fixes including the Grub bootloader in version 2.0.
In addition to have the new version 2.0 of the Grub boot manager, whose interaction with the serial console, the opensuse developers also been repaired, the release candidate also includes updated versions of the Boot Screens Plymouth (0.8.5.1) and the zypper package manager (1.7.3). The X server X.org (1.12.3) now dominates multitouch and also there were a number of fixes to udev and Udisks/Udisks2. In addition, the new init system Systemd has experienced a number of bug fixes. Many software packages now include the appropriate unit files for Systemd. Other important innovations concern the foundation including GCC, which is now in version 4.7.1 on board. Furthermore, the cron Fork Cronie no longer requires the installation of Postfix.
There were also updates on the Desktop: KDE 4.8.4 version is in process of change and what to the final version of openSUSE is nothing, because the openSUSE developers because of the desired stability of the upcoming KDE version 4.9, despite the delay of OpenSUSE 12.2 will give. Details, discloses a blog entry by Will Stephenson. In Gnome and Xfce, there were only minor improvements. Lxde other hand, have donated the developers an updated lxpanel 0.5.1.
On the application side, it has been next to the update to version 18.104.22.168 LibreOffice Udpates only smaller, about VirtualBox, phpMyAdmin, nmap, Pango, Go, vym, aria2, gnutls, MariaDB and Jedit. In addition, the browser Chromium to version 22.0.1190 has been updated.