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openSUSE Tumbleweed Users Can Now Try Out the KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS Desktop

Eight new snapshots have been released for OpenSuSE Tumbleweed since our last report, bringing users the beta version for the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS desktop environment, which is coming in early February, along with the first point release of the KDE Applications 17.12 software suite and KDE Frameworks 5.42.0. Now powered by the Linux 4.14.14 kernel, openSUSE Tumbleweed offers users the second Release Candidate (RC) build of the soon-to-be-released LibreOffice 6.0 office suite, the latest Mesa 17.3.3 open-source graphics stack, and a great selection of updates including Git 2.16.1, VirtualBox 5.2.6, Libvirt 4.0.0, CMake 3.10.2, digiKam 5.8.0 and, irssi 1.1.0.