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openSUSE Leap 42.1 has reached end of SUSE support

Benjamin Brunner
Hi all,

With the release of release-notes-openSUSE on May 17th, 2017 the SUSE
sponsored maintenance of openSUSE Leap 42.1 has ended.

openSUSE Leap 42.1 is now officially discontinued and out of support by
SUSE.

The currently maintained stable release is openSUSE Leap 42.2, which
will be maintained until the Q2/2018. See https://en.opensuse.org/Lifetime

Upgrading is easy. See the links below for instructions:

https://doc.opensuse.org/documentation/leap/startup/html/book.opensuse.startup/cha.update.osuse.html
https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:System_upgrade
https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Offline_upgrade


openSUSE Leap 42.1 was released on November 4th 2015, making it ca. 18
months of security and bugfix support.

It was the first hybrid distribution which used sources from SUSE Linux
Enterprise and from our community developers to bridge a gap between
matured packages and newer packages found in openSUSE Tumbleweed.

Some statistics on the released patches (compared to 13.2):

Total updates: 1442 (+98)
Updates imported from SUSE Linux Enterprise: 507
Updates provided by community developers: 935
Security: 598 (-109)
Recommended: 807 (+182)
Optional: 36 (+24)
Feature: 1 (1)

Fixed CVE-entries: 2434 (-217)
Fixed Bugs (overall): 3735 (-170)

A huge thanks to our awesome packagers, community, and all involved
people, who made the next great release possible!

Your maintenance- and security-team

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SUSE LINUX GmbH, GF: Felix Imend├Ârffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton,
HRB 21284
(AG N├╝rnberg)
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