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New OpenSuse 11.4 still tops

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The OpenSuse developers have issued a new release and version 11.4 of the Linux operating system is as good as ever.

The big changes in this release of OpenSuse, the community edition of Suse Enterprise Linux, include a speed boost, the new LibreOffice suite and all the latest KDE and Gnome improvements.

One of the things not included in OpenSuse 11.4, is Gnome 3.0. That will have to wait for the next OpenSuse release, as the Gnome development team has not yet released a stable version of their desktop environment. Perhaps, if the Gnome team meets its own deadlines, Gnome 3.0 will be included in the 11.5 OpenSuse release towards the end of the year.

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