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NewsForge: A Review of SuSE Linux Office Desktop

Feb 18, 2003, 17:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Doxtater)

"If there is one thing I can say about SuSE Linux, it's that they know how to put together a desktop distro. This has been evident for quite some time, and nothing has changed. Their new Office Desktop release is built upon the solid foundation that is SuSE's desktop expertise.

"I don't use SuSE as a desktop anymore, but I did for quite some time. It was for one reason that I decided to leave them for another OS: I wanted out of the RPM distro business. In a search to use a more raw version of Linux, I went to Gentoo, then Slackware, and then finally to VectorLinux. I still think SuSE is #1 as far as desktop distros are concerned, so don't get me wrong here. For one, I think SuSE's included package list cannot be beat as far as sheer quantity as well as diversity. Aside from being a Linux nut, I'm also a musician... which is why I turned to SuSE in the first place: Their distro came LOADED with digital recording and editing applications. No other distro does that to this day. SuSE will always be my first love..."

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