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January 18, 2008

OpenSUSE 11 Alpha 1 Released

by @ 3:39 pm. Filed under General SUSE, Linux News, SUSE News, SUSE releases

From our friends in Germany:

With the new year beginning we kick start major development into the next version of openSUSE: openSUSE 11.0 (roadmap). A very early alpha version, Alpha 1, is now available for download and testing.

openSUSE 11.0 Alpha 1 Installer
The Beautiful New Look of the Installer

Despite many other products being developed in parallel to Factory, we have seen a heavy stream of development on it, so it is really worth a try if you have time for testing. Note, however, that it is not suitable for production systems.

Changes since openSUSE 11.0 Alpha 0

We have seen 1026 package check-ins since Alpha0 and countless bugs fixed. The main changes against Alpha0 are:

Most Annoying Bugs

Due to the huge amount of changes, there are also several noticeable bugs:

Media and Download

Please refer to for direct links to all the available media.

Have a lot of fun!

One Response to “OpenSUSE 11 Alpha 1 Released”

  1. George Says:

    If one selects KDE 4.0 to install there should be a warning that if the display (video) drivers are not up to date or do not have Linux drivers it will cause problems and freezes.

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