A lot of important packages were updated in this version
OpenSUSE, a free and Linux-based operating system for PCs, laptops or servers which you can use to surf the web, manage your e-mails and photos, do office work, and play videos or music, is now at version 12.3 RC1.According to the developers, a large number of bugs have been fixed and a number of packages have been updated. Major changes include PulseAudio, the kernel and Firefox.
The updated packages in this latest version include Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, Wine, Digikam, openssl, and LibreOffice. The Linux kernel was also updated to version 3.7.9.
A complete list of changes and new features can be found in the official announcement.
Download openSUSE 12.3 RC1 KDE Live CD from Softpedia.
Download openSUSE 12.3 RC1 GNOME Live CD from Softpedia.
Download openSUSE 12.3 RC1 Installable DVD from Softpedia.
Remember that this is a development release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only. Please report bugs to the official openSUSE Bug Tracker.