openSUSE Leap is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC or Laptop or server . You can surf the web, manage your e-mails and photos, do office work, play videos or music and have a lot of fun!Now a new stable release is here, providing the best that free and open source has to offer with our special green touch: stable, innovative and fun. Green light to freedom. This is the first release after the change in the open SUSE development mode, with a much shorter stabilization phase thanks to the extensive testing done in a daily basis in the rolling distribution used now as a base for open SUSE stable releases. The openSUSE project has announced the availability of a new beta snapshot for the project's upcoming openSUSE 42.2 "Leap" release. The new beta provides a preview of the Plasma 5.8 desktop environment along with an update to GTK, bringing the toolkit to version 3.20.9.
The openSUSE project is a community program sponsored by Novell. Promoting the use of Linux everywhere, this program provides free, easy access to openSUSE, a complete Linux distribution. The openSUSE project has three main goals: make openSUSE the easiest Linux for anyone to obtain and the most widely used Linux distribution; leverage open source collaboration to make openSUSE the world's most usable Linux distribution and desktop environment for new and experienced Linux users; dramatically simplify and open the development and packaging processes to make openSUSE the platform of choice for Linux developers and software vendors