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openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 8

openSUSE 11.2 will be the latest release of the project's Open Source deluxe Linux distribution.
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The KDE 4.3 desktop is now the default GUI for openSUSE.

Click here to read more about openSUSE 11.2 at ZDNet Tech Broiler.

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The Konqueror browser is roughly analogous to Windows 7's "Explorer".

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The Konqueror Browser alongside the Dolphin file manager. Some of the functionality between the two programs overlap.

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Konqueror showing off its KHTML rendering engine.

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The widget browser alongside the Kopete instant messenger application, which supports a wide variety of IM services.

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Desktop settings dialog.

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KDE 4.3's application browser, which bear a resemblance to Windows 7's. Or does Windows 7 bear a resemblence to KDE?

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The YAST2 control panel.

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The software browser.

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The Go-oo.org implementation of OpenOffice.org is installed in openSUSE which has a number of usability enhancements.

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Here is SMB networking functioning under openSUSE. To make this work, I had to install the SAMBA packages and also enable the SAMMBA server service in Yast2 and set it to punch a hole in the firewall for SMB traffic.

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Here's network browsing of my NAS device with the built in KDE PDF viewer.

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