openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 3 Available

29. Jun 2009 | News Team | No License

The openSUSE Project is pleased to announce the release of openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 3. Images are ready for download and testing. This release includes the 2.6.30 Linux kernel, KDE 4.3 beta 2, GNOME 2.27.2, 3.1.1 Alpha, and more!

This is a Milestone Release, one of several leading up to the 11.2 release in November. It may not be suitable for production systems, but should be stable enough for testing.

Screenshots of the milestone releases and factory development can be found (or added) on the wiki.

Changes Since openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 2

A lot has changed since the M2 release, and many packages have been updated for 11.2 M3. Some of the major changes in this release include:

  • Linux kernel 2.6.30

  • GNOME 2.27.2

  • KDE 4.3 beta 2

  • PulseAudio 0.9.15

  • Konversation 1.2 Alpha 3

  • VirtualBox 2.2.4

  • Wine 1.1.23

  • 3.1.1 Alpha

See the openSUSE Wiki for additional changes in 11.2 Milestone 3. You can see the latest packages in Factory on DistroWatch, which tracks 203 major packages in openSUSE.

Getting Milestone 3

The latest development versions are available from // Choose from x86 or x86-64 install DVDs or the KDE and GNOME Live CDs.


Help us make openSUSE 11.2 the best release yet! Please run the release through your usual routine, and let us know about any bugs or other issues that you find. Remember that this is a milestone release, and is not suitable for use on production systems.

Though many openSUSE users can and do use the Factory distribution and/or testing releases for day-to-day work we want to stress that it’s entirely possible that you will encounter serious bugs. See for more information on Testing. To follow the testing and development process, we suggest that you subscribe to the openSUSE-Factory mailing list, and join the #openSUSE-Factory channel on Freenode to discuss openSUSE development.

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