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A Sidestep to openSUSE 10

Nov 20, 2007, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to aRTee for this link. ]

"It's been quite a while since my last SUSE Linux installation (here's my review about that), but a bit shorter since my last contact with SUSE Linux... the (Core 2 Duo 64 bit Intel GMA950 ipw3945) laptop I'm writing this on is a Novell Certified machine that I bought about a year ago preinstalled with Novell SLED (instead of MS Windows). The only feature of this laptop that was not supported at the time was the built-in sd/ms cardreader. And it still doesn't work with openSUSE 10.3--of which I used the x86-64 download DVD.

"Aside that, I know that all the hardware in this machine can be made to work properly with Linux. Unfortunately, to convince openSUSE 10.3 to function well was quite a wrestle at times, to the point where I now understand why some experienced Windows users who give Linux a try throw in the towel after too much initial struggling, and insist that Linux is not ready for the masses..."

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