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openSuSE 10.3 Beta 3

This gives a summary of the important changes as they happen. Unless stated otherwise, are done for all our architectures and therefore are available for x86, x86-64 and PowerPC architectures.

Changes since openSUSE 10.3 Beta 3

  • several bug fixes

Important updates and package additions compared to 10.2:

Package Version Backport Description
VirtualBox 1.5   x86 virtualizer

Changes between openSUSE 10.3 Beta 2 and Beta 3

  • Linux kernel 2.6.22.5
  • libzypp 3.22.1
  • improved package lists of 1-CD GNOME and KDE, countless bug fixes in every component
  • reworked concept of language bundles (bundle-lang-* and -lang packages)

Important updates and package additions compared to 10.2:

Package Version Backport Description
Beagle 0.2.18 download desktop search daemon
Firefox 2.0.0.6 download web browser
GNOME 2.20 Beta 2 download desktop environment
KDE 4.0 Beta 2 download desktop environment
OpenOffice.org 2.3 RC 1 download office suite, using OASIS file format, with KDE/GNOME integration
SeaMonkey 1.1.4 download all-in-one internet application suite
Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 download email client
VirtualBox 20070822   x86 virtualizer
Wine 0.9.44 download compatibility layer for running MS Windows programs

Most Annoying Bugs
==================
* Registration starts full package management stack – which takes _AGES_
(zypp cache is not copied from the RAM disk) [#304310]
* 10.2 -> 10.3 Update: pattern:zmd cannot be installed due to missing
dependencies [#307743]
(To work around this bug, make sure to explicitly refresh/update all
patterns on upgrades)
* kdepim3: various regressions around POP3 [#307040 and others]
-> online update for Beta3 pending
* setfont breaks first Xserver start [#302010]
-> online update for Beta3 pending
* grub entry for booting windows vista is missing [#307802]
Media and Download
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openSUSE 10.3 Beta3 for i386, x86-64 and ppc is available as different media
sets:
* 1 DVD containing OSS and NonOSS software
languages supported: English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Spanish,
German, Chinese (Simpl. & Trad.), Japanese, Russian, Czech, Hungarian,
Polish, Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Dutch
* 1 CD with a default KDE installation (not for ppc, English-only)
* 1 CD with a default GNOME installation (not for ppc, English-only)
* 1 AddOn CD with only NonOSS packages
* 1 AddOn CD with language packages that are used for extra languages (only
to be used with DVDs!)
* DVD containing the sources corresponding to the media

We have created Delta ISOs from openSUSE 10.3 Beta2. Please use them for
download. The DVDs and the source media are only available via bittorrent.

openSUSE 10.3 Beta3 is available for immediate download from
* http://software.opensuse.org/developer and
* http://en.opensuse.org/Development_Version#Downloads ;(which also includes
links to Delta ISOs)
From: openSuSE

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