OpenSUSE 11.4 bolstered by Novell services, says review

OpenSUSE 11.4 is a modest improvement, hobbled by some installation and font-control issues, says this eWEEK review. Yet OpenSUSE remains compelling thanks to related Novell offerings such as SUSE Studio and OpenSUSE Build Service, plus a new Tumbleweed rolling release option and Evergreen long-term support project.

OpenSUSE 11.4 touted for performance boost, new rolling release option

The OpenSUSE project released OpenSUSE 11.4, and launched an optional rolling release repository called “Tumbleweed.” OpenSUSE 11.4 is built on Linux 2.6.37, offers improved performance, scalability, and boot time, and provides a faster the ZYpp package management system, LibreOffice 3.31, and Firefox 4.0, says the project.