openSUSE Tumbleweed Users Receive Important Mesa Linux Graphics Stack Update

Four snapshots were released this week for OpenSuSE Tumbleweed, which is a rolling release GNU/Linux distribution where users install once and receive updates forever. Probably the most important change added in these snapshots was related to the graphics stack, which was updated to Mesa 17.3.2, a release that neede to be split into two parts to improve the build performance of the distribution. Besides that, openSUSE Tumbleweed received the Linux 4.14.13 kernel with some patches against the Meltdown security vulnerability, as well as KDE Applications 17.12.1, OpenSSH 7.6p1, Squid 4.0.22, BIND 9.11.2, RPM 4.14, mpfr 4.0, Xen 4.10.0, Wireshark 2.4.4, ModemManager 1.6.12, librsvg 2.42.0, btrfsprogs 4.14.1, MariaDB 10.2.12, python-Pillow 5.0.0, icu4j 60.2, python-rpm 4.14.0, cpupower 4.15, and GNOME Software 3.26.4.