openSUSE Tumbleweed Is Powered by Linux Kernel 4.9.9 and Mesa 13.0.4, Update Now
openSUSE’s Douglas DeMaio reports today, February 16, about the latest software updates and technologies that landed in the stable repositories during last week and the beginning of this one via a total of six snapshots.
First of all, it would appear that openSUSE Tumbleweed is now keeping up with the latest Linux kernel releases. Following a rolling release model, the operating system migrates to the latest Linux kernel branches as soon as they’re out, and it’s powered by Linux 4.9 for a long time now.
However, as the Linux 4.9 point releases are coming out so fast, it’s pretty hard for OS vendors to keep up with them, but it looks like the openSUSE Tumbleweed team has more under its sleeves, as they managed to update the distro to both Linux 4.9.8 and <a href="http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-4-9-9-released-with-many-updated-drivers-x86-an… (read more)