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openSUSE Leap 42.2 Officially Released, Includes GNOME 3.20 & KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS

Designed to offer users only well-established Open Source and GNU/Linux technologies, and built using the source code from the recently released SUSE Enterprise Linux (SLE) 12 Service Pack 2 (SP2) operating system, the second major update to the openSUSE Leap 42 open-source and free distribution is here after being in development for the past six months. There are numerous new features and updated components in openSUSE Leap 42.2, some of which Tumbleweed users are already enjoying. For this release, openSUSE Project chooses to ship the openSUSE Leap operating system with a kernel from the long-term supported Linux 4.4 series, providing users with a more secure, reliable, and stable platform that they can easily deploy in a wide range of production environments, including but not limited to cloud infrastructures, virtual machines, and organizations. openSUSE Leap is the perfect Linux-based OS for small and medium-sized businesses. openSUSE Leap offers a new balance filter for Btrfs.