It is aimed towards users and developers working on the desktop or server. It is great for beginners, experienced users and ultra geeks alike, in short, it is perfect for everybody! The latest release, openSUSE Leap 15.5, features new and massively improved versions of all useful server and desktop applications. It comes with more than 1,000 open source applications. openSUSE Tumbleweed is the rolling release, providing the latest upstream software releases, yet only those packages that pass testing.
openSUSE is also the base for SUSE's award-winning SUSE Linux Enterprise products.
Full desktop operating system
openSUSE has everything you need for your work and play. Browse the web, send email, socialize online, play games, write documents, and much more; all free.
Full office suite included
Use LibreOffice to create professional-looking documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more. With LibreOffice, you can work on office documents created with other office suites.
Enjoy your Internet experience, worry-free
Forget worrying about viruses and spyware with openSUSE's trusted software repositories. The Firefox web browser is included with all openSUSE distributions, with alerts for known phishing websites protecting you from scams and identity thieves.
Have fun with media
Whether you're playing the latest chart-topping song, replaying your childhood memories or touching up that sunset landscape, openSUSE has you covered.
Play your music, podcasts and videos with Dragon Player and Amarok. Organize, edit and share your photos with GIMP and digiKam. Make new photos and fool around with you and your friends with Cheese.
Keeps up with you, wherever you're going
openSUSE works great on laptops and tablets, so you don't have to be tied down to be working or having fun with openSUSE!
Are you coming from another operating system and want to be free with Linux? openSUSE works with many of your favorite applications, and there are tons of application equivalents to try out.
We back you up
openSUSE products are backed with free software updates for 18 months after release. The openSUSE community is also helpful and ready if you have any questions or problems with openSUSE.
Full and accurate source code
openSUSE products allow you to retrieve the exact source code of each distributed binary package. The complete sources for openSUSE products are available online — see Source code for more information.
Learn about your openSUSE computer
Access the documentation of openSUSE.
Get help with openSUSE.
Communicate with other openSUSE users.
View screenshots of openSUSE and access official artwork.
Learn more about the openSUSE Project and the people behind it.
In the news:
- Jun 07: Leap 15.5 Release Matures, Sets Up Technological Transition— firstname.lastname@example.org (Douglas DeMaio)
- Jun 06: Project Announces Plans for Another Minor Leap 15 Release— email@example.com (Lubos Kocman)
- Jun 06: Modern Python stack for Leap— firstname.lastname@example.org (Daniel García Moreno)
- Jun 02: Major QEMU Version Lands in Tumbleweed— email@example.com (Douglas DeMaio)
- May 31: MicroOS Desktop has new names!— firstname.lastname@example.org (Shawn W Dunn)
- Rolling release
- Current regular release
openSUSE Leap 15.5stable
- Previous regular release
openSUSE Leap 15.4old stable