OpenSUSE 12.1 has been released on Wednesday the 16th of November 2011. This release brings many new improvements from the desktop to the underlying infrastructure and also marks the introduction of GNOME 3.2, ownCloud, Snapper etc. This includes Plasma 4.7 and GNOME 3.2 and Firefox 7.0.1. The Linux kernel was updated to 3.1.0 It also introduced an advanced disk snapshot tool, called Snapper, for managing Btrfs snapshots.openSUSE 12.1 was also the first release of openSUSE to use systemd by default rather than the traditional System V init. Users can still select to boot to System V init at startup time.
OpenSUSE 12.1 brings you upgrades to the latest Free Software desktop and server technologies as well as unique features, like the new Snapper tool bringing file change monitoring and rollback functionality to openSUSE.
Processor – 32-bit i586 & 64-bit x86-64
CPU – Intel Pentium III 500 MHz or higher minimum & Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or any AMD64 or Intel64 CPU recommended.
RAM – 1 GB, 2 GB recommended
Hard drive – 3 GB for minimal system; 5 GB recommended for standard system
Official support for PowerPC (PPC) processors was dropped after openSUSE 11.1
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OpenSUSE 12.1 Installation
Installation Of OpenSUSE 12.1
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