Release Candidates for OpenSuse targeted at the ARM CPU architectures are already out and developers are looking for testers of this release. The second release candidate was released and one can expect a stable version of OpenSuse 12.2 for ARM soon.
This release candidate includes several bug fixes. Detailed changelog has been given below:
- various bugfixes in the imaging
- add an update repository to the images for maintenance
- adding various fixes for booting machines without RTC with a reasonable system time
- Adding a YaST firstboot stage for configuring the country, language, root password and creating the first user login
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ARM are the newer CPU architecture that are now widely being used for mobile devices, tablets and small computers. Credit card sized CPUs under $99 like Raspberry Pi and several mobile phones, tablets etc are using ARM as their CPU architecture.
Some other Oses that are available for ARM CPUs are Debain, Ubuntu, Fedora, Gentoo and Arch. Some of this even run on Raspberry Pi, like Raspbian, which is a derivative of Debian Wheezy specially designed for Raspberry Pi computer.