This week Tumbleweed appears to have a strong wind making it roll remarkably fast as openSUSE’s popular rolling release had six snapshots since the last update was published.
Snapshot 20160813 updated repositories for systemd and kernel-source were updated to enable missing BayTrail and LynxPoint drivers. Yast2-firstboot was updated in this snapshot as well as a snapshot the day before. The multipath-tools package had the most fixes and cleanup in the 20160813 snapshot.
Some users might already be using the latest version of Mozilla Firefox after the 20160812 snapshot, which updated Firefox to version 48. Plasma 5.72 had a very short life in Tumbleweed as version 5.7.3 rolled over the previous version that arrived just four days earlier. Other notable updates in the snapshot were qemu, NetworkManager-openvpn and gfxboot.
Updates for gnome-photos to 3.20.3, wine to 1.9.16, and xen to 4.7.0_10 were just a few of the many updates that made it into snapshot 20160810. Libnfs and libvirt were updated in the snapshot. Python3-setuptools updated to 25.1.6 and a few updates for YaST virtual machine and network were also in the snapshot.
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