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openSUSE Release Cycle

openSUSE Tumbleweed is openSUSE's rolling release, which is constantly updated and always at the 'latest release'

openSUSE Leap is openSUSE's regular release, which is has the following estimated release cycle:

  • One minor release is expected approximately every 12 months, aligned with SUSE Linux Enterprise Service Packs
  • One major release is expected after approximately 36-48 months, aligned with SUSE Linux Enterprise Releases

The life cycle of openSUSE Tumbleweed and Leap are documented in The Lifetime Wiki Page.

Upcoming openSUSE Leap Release

Tentative Roadmap for Leap 42.2

  • May 2016: Alpha 1
  • June 2016: Alpha 2
  • July 2016: Alpha 3 - Base system freeze
  • August 2016: Beta 1
  • September 2016: Beta 2 - Package freeze
  • October 2016: RC1, RC2
  • first week of November 2016: Release

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