Re: Playing with OpenSuse 12.3
Been trying out this release for the last few hours. Very much enjoying it so far. Had a couple of problems in the beginning. Got the aforementioned wireless problem that was easily fixed thanks to posts on their forum. Also had a problem with the touchpad synaptics module missing from the KDE System Settings. Didn't want to be stuck with tap to click, but luckily a zypper install synaptiks fixed that and the module now appears in System Settings. Thank God. I hate tap to click! Bit disappointed that these issues are in a final release, but I'll forgive it if the rest is solid. Which based on my probing so far it seems to be. On a pure cosmetic level I'm loving the new themes and effects, really swish and uniquely openSUSE. No problems with fonts here, but did have to tweak the settings a little bit. I was very pleased to find it mounted my Nexus 7 easily, which I was never able to do with past Ubuntu's (probably kernel related though).
But openSUSE seems to have all the software we need. If it isn't in the repo, it's in the OBS. I'm decided. It's going on the laptop over the weekend, and my desktop later on. Very nice release, but I'd like to see them polish the rougher edges for the final next time. But I won't complain.
AMD Phenom X4 945, 4Gb Crucial 800Mhz DDR2 RAM, 1Tb SATA III HDD, nVidia 9800GT 512Mb