Please, What is 'hybrid linux', in the context Leap?

nowhere do I find what ‘first hybrid linux’ is, Exacticaly or even vaguely.
Please, what is ‘hybrid’ about Leap?
at least a developers discussion or pitch blurb.
It can’t be server/workstation, it’s been that for years, decades even.
Is it part Windows, part human, what?
I just saw a ‘pro con’ article that claimed openSuse is freeBSD based??? since when?

@LandisTwo Hi, that’s just the marketing buzz word since Leap uses SUSE SLE as a base and openSUSE Community packages for the rest, with a good portion of those pushed back to SUSE Package HUB for SLE users…


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Vaguely here: <>

A brand new way of building openSUSE and a new type of a hybrid Linux distribution

Leap uses source from SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE), which gives Leap a level of stability unmatched by other Linux distributions, and combines that with community developments to give users, developers and sysadmins the best stable Linux experience available.

I guess our marketing wanted to have a term for the mixture of “commercial Linux” (SLE) and “community Linux” (openSUSE) –

  • We may well have to ask at the upcoming openSUSE conference for a clearer view of the terminology …