openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2 Ready for Testing


openSUSEThe openSUSE News Teams yesterday announced the release of openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2 saying more than 470 packages were updated since Milestone 1. The installable live systems are available in KDE and GNOME flavors, in 32 and 64 bit architectures, and in your choice of portable CD or full-sized DVD images.

According to the announcement, “the biggest update is in LibreOffice, which jumps from 3.5.4 to 3.6.3. This new version of the office suite fixes a lot of annoying bugs and improves DOCX compatibility. Also this release includes a lot of new functionality, like adding the Lanczos image algorithm for resizing, which reduces aliasing in resized images. In Calc, there are several new functions, like support for color scales and data bars in XLSX and ODS document formats.”

KDE 4.10 Beta 2 is featured because 4.10 will be ready by the time openSUSE 12.3 is and there are several KDE developers working for KDE. They really anticipate no problems but look forward to those bug reports. The announcement said, “This new version of KDE increases the Qt Quick usage in Plasma Workspaces

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