最新自由桌面 & GNOME Shell 預覽
openSUSE 最新的主要自由軟體桌面, 全都經過高度的精製與支持。
預設的 openSUSE 桌面 - KDE Plasma 桌面, 引入了簡單的活動管理, 有更好的效能、更易使用，並加強了電池、網路與藍牙處理的功能。工作空間應用程式帶來了新的多面向搜索(faceted search)應用在 Dolphin(檔案管理程式)以及社交分享外掛，像是 Flickr, Facebook 和 Picasaweb 現在可以很輕易的用 Gwenview 以及其他應用程式來進行搜尋。 更多相關訊息
The latest release in the 2.x series, GNOME 2.32 in openSUSE 11.4 brings you Time Tracker, also known as Project Hamster and Empathy features like meta-contacts and quick search. Evolution became faster and Banshee supports MusicBrainz metadata fetching and more portable music devices. openSUSE also makes available snapshots of the upcoming GNOME 3 and GNOME Shell which brings a much more fluent and intuitive workflow to your computer integrating messaging and window tiling. Read more
XFCE 4.8 brings remote filesystem browsing support, better handling of file progress dialogs, RandR 1.2 support for better monitor management and a improved panel. Read more
GNOME Shell means effortless managing windows
LXDE, our 4th official desktop, has not seen a major release but several smaller fixes and improvements have been made. Read more
In all cases, extensive work has been done on integration in openSUSE. This includes making sure file associations make sense as well as picking sane default apps to include.
Firefox and LibreOffice have been modified to use native file dialogs and notifications and respecting the default file associations under a Plasma Workspace, and the the Celadon Stripes artwork and theming has been applied in all desktops. The Xfce desktop pattern has been extended to include functionality like office and image editing by default. Also, additional keyboard shortcuts have been defined to control volume or take screen shots and the menu layout has been tidied up.
Of course openSUSE 11.4 ships with all the major applications from the KDE and GNOME communities as well as the wider Free Software world. Read here for a selection of what's new!