Phoronix: openSUSE 11.3 Pulls In New Kernel & More
A new snapshot of openSUSE 11.3 is available, which now puts it at Milestone 7, and means that the first release candidate is near. However, while the release of openSUSE 11.3 is approaching in July, it continues to add in new packages and support...
What's wrong with OpenSuse? Aside from the philosophical stuff, the distro itself is pretty solid. Sure, it's not that bleeding edge and therefore "boring", but it's stable and with some nice features.
SuSE has never been a bleeding edge distribution, its market was always servers and polished/dependable desktops.
My university used to run SuSE for a long time for this reason. Then they switched to Ubuntu. It's not bad, but it's less dependable than SuSE was in my experience, and the KDE on Ubuntu is obviously total rubbish.