openSUSE Leap 42.2 released; Next minor version of leap

The openSUSE project has announced general availability of openSUSE Leap 42.2, next minor release of stable, secure, conservative operating system developed for professionals, system administrators and enterprises.

openSUSE Leap 42.2 is powered by Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS(Long Term Supported) and KDE Plasma 5.8. It gives an actual meaning to the term Linux Optimization and is a safe choice for professionals looking for a user friendly desktop and feature rich server operating system.

By continuing to combine stable, solid packages from SEL(SUSE Enterprise Linux) and the community contributed packages Leap is getting benefited by both community and enterprise efforts.

Contributions to openSUSE Leap from SUSE include several new features like Network Functions Virtualization capabilities that combines Open vSwitch with the Data Plane Development Kit to process packets faster. YaST also has a significant amount of improvements and new features.

Community contributions were equally enormous as more than 1,400 new packages made it into this newest Leap version, with 42.2 providing 17% more packages than 42.1.

One of those community packages includes GNU Health Version 3.0.4. This Free Health and Hospital Information System is used by hospitals, governments and institutions under a free license. GNU Health allows management and analysis of a huge amount of data and aspects.
A detailed description of new highlights can be found in release announcement published by openSUSE project.

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