openSUSE 12.1 Beta Delayed Two Weeks

For those who follow Linux development very closely, openSUSE developers have decided the 12.1 Beta is going to be delayed. During a discussion on the openSUSE development mailing list it became clear that there were still too many showstoppers to roll the release scheduled for today. It’s estimated that this could set development back by two weeks.

One of the problems surrounds the switch to Systemd, or in particular its behavior on the live media and with the first boot after installation. The developers schedule is crowded these days putting pressure on the challenging situation. The News Team posted, “And between the timing of last week’s openSUSE Conference and next week’s planned Hackweek, the Factory team agreed it is better to take the time to ensure a release that meets the level of quality that our openSUSE Distro is known for.”

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