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Five key new improvements in OpenSUSE Linux 12.2

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After numerous delays along the way, openSUSE Linux 12.2 on Wednesday finally made its long-awaited debut.

“Two months of extra stabilization work have resulted into a stellar release, chock-full of goodies, yet stable as you all like it,” wrote openSUSE community manager Jos Poortvliet in a blog post early Wednesday.

It's still less than a year since we saw the launch of openSUSE 12.1.
Now, faster speeds, an improved infrastructure, and fresh polish on existing features are all among the enhancements this latest version brings, Poortvliet said.

Ready for a quick rundown? Here are five key new improvements you'll find in the new release of this popular Linux distribution.

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