The OpenMandriva Association has announced the release of OpenMandriva Lx 4.3 RC. This unscheduled release of OpenMandriva allows the users to enjoy a lot of features planned for the upcoming OMLx 5.0 release.

Preview of OpenMandriva Lx 4.3 Desktop - Latte Dock mode

The main highlights in OpenMandriva Lx 4.3 RC release include the below.

  • Linux kernel 5.12.4
  • LLVM 12 - The main toolchain is updated to LLVM 12 and all of the packages are built with the same. This will slightly improve the performance.
  • systemd-248.20210517, which should fix hostname resolution problems some people have observed in 4.2
  • KDE Plasma desktop 5.21.5
  • KDE Frameworks 5.82.0
  • KDE Gear 21.04.1
  • Qt 5.15.3 with all patches proposed by KDE
  • Mesa 21.1.1
  • FFMPEG to 4.4
  • Fully integrated support for the new JPEG-XL picture file format. JPEG-XL is significantly more efficient than traditional JPEG, and also adds all major features of PNG (such as transparent images and support for lossless compression).
  • Other updates in package repositories.

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