Linux.com: A Quick Look at the SUSE 9.1 Beta
Apr 02, 2004, 16:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
"I was eager to get my hands on the newest version of SUSE
Linux, the first version produced by the company under the Novell
corporate umbrella. Like many others, I wondered how it would
"SUSE has been a leading commercial proponent of the KDE desktop
environment. Common wisdom the past few years has held that if you
liked KDE, SUSE was your best bet. If Gnome was your choice, Red
Hat was the best way to go.
"Prior to the SUSE purchase, Novell acquired Ximian, with its
deep involvement with the Gnome project. Would KDE suddenly find
itself a second class environment on the distro that loved it? Many
feared that would be the case. What I learned with the beta should
go a long way towards allaying those fears..."