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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed gets latest Flatpak framework

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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed

SUSE has announced a new update for its OpenSUSE Tumbleweed that brings the most recent Flatpak framework. The newest Tumbleweed also includes some updated packages to deliver an upgraded experience.

To celebrate Halloween with developers, OpenSUSE Tumbleweed 20161028 snapshot comes with Flatpak 0.6.13 to offer desktop applications on the Linux environment. There is also OSTree 2016.12 to enable a layer for deploying bootable filesystem trees and managing bootloader configurations.

The SUSE team has additionally included packages such as Mozilla Firefox 49.0.2 and Frameworks 5.27.0 along with new mime type icons. The platform also brings updates to openSUSE-specific packages, including Yast2-storage 3.1.105 and yast2-http-server 3.2.1.

Apart from the Tumbleweed with the latest Flatpak, SUSE has released Tumbleweed snapshot 20161101 with Hexchat 2.12.3, Wine 1.9.22 and Nimap 7.31. The four other versions after the snapshot 20161028 have also received new treatments like some sub packages for AppArmors and dbus-1-glib and Kiwi OS image builder version 7.04.8.

Developers can install the newest OpenSUSE Tumbleweed snapshot on their systems today. It can be downloaded through the OpenSUSE factory.