Linux-Based OS

First Milestone of openSUSE 11.4

Jessica Thornsby

New backend for http and ftp package downloads, for openSUSE 11.4 M1.

openSUSE have released the first milestone of version 11.4.

This milestone of the Linux-based operating system ships with libzypp version 8.1, which features a new backend for http and ftp package downloads. MediaAria has been replaced with MultiCurl, adding support for zsync transfers and improved Metalink download support. OpenSUSE 11.4 M1’s new Curl-based zypp backend, brings better support for network proxies to libzypp, zypper and YaST, and adds support for repositories protected by HTTP BASIC passwords.

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