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openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Powered by Linux Kernel 4.10.8, Receives Flatpak 0.9

The developer starts his weekly report by reminding us that openSUSE Tumbleweed was the first GNU/Linux distribution to ship the latest GNOME 3.24 desktop environment to its users. A total of eighteen snapshots appears to have been released for Tumbleweed users, bringing all the newest apps, including the Mozilla Firefox 52.0.1 web browser and KDE Plasma 5.9.4 desktop environment. Among other technologies and apps that have been adopted by openSUSE Tumbleweed, we can mention the latest Flatpak 0.9 series of the Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework previously known as XDG-App, as well as the KDE Frameworks 5.32.0 collection of over 70 add-on libraries for Qt 5, which brings support for Flatpak portals to the KNotifications component.