With the release of the last updates on Feb 2nd, 2021 the SUSE sponsored maintenance of openSUSE Leap 15.1 has ended.
openSUSE Leap 15.1 is now officially discontinued and out of support by SUSE.
The currently maintained stable release is openSUSE Leap 15.2, which will be maintained until around Nov 2021. See https://en.opensuse.org/Lifetime
Upgrading is easy. See the links below for instructions:
openSUSE Leap 15.1 was released end of May 2019, making it 20 months of security and bugfix support.
It was the fifth 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 Leap 15.0).
Agenda: current number (15.0 number / total diff)
Total updates: 1987 (1662 / +325 ) Updates imported from SUSE Linux Enterprise: 1456 (1119 / +337 ) Updates provided by community developers: 531 (543 / -12 ) Security: 819 (700 / +119) Recommended: 1150 (937 / +213) Optional: 17 (25 / -8) Feature: 1 (0 / +1)
Fixed CVE-entries: 2866 (2218 / +648) Fixed Bugs (overall): 5704 (5458 / +246)
A huge thanks to our awesome packagers, community, and all involved people, who made this possible!
Your maintenance- and security-team.