OpenSUSE 13.1 RC2 Released, Final Version Is Only Two Weeks Away

The new version of OpenSUSE comes with the latest KDE and GNOME releases

By on October 31st, 2013 12:15 GMT

OpenSUSE, a free, Linux-based operating system for PCs, laptops, or servers that 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 13.1 RC2.

OpenSUSE developers have just launched the second Release Candidate for the 13.1 branch of OpenSUSE. This is the last development version before the final build is released.

According to the changelog, systemd has been updated to version 208, Shim should now work, which means the secure boot is possible, Plasma-nm no longer replaces the knetworkmanager, Calibre has been added as default, XFCE can now be properly suspended, and a lot more.

A complete list of changes and new features can be found in the official announcement.

Download openSUSE 13.1 RC2 KDE Live CD
Download openSUSE 13.1 RC2 GNOME Live CD
Download openSUSE 13.1 RC2 Installable DVD

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.

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