"There are three versions of SuSE available -- the free version,
where you have access to everything except technical support,
ALICE, and some bundled commercial programs, and the Personal and
Professional versions. The Personal version comes with 700 packages
on 3 CDs and costs $39.95, and the Professional version costs
$69.95, and comes on either 6 CDs or 1 DVD - this contains 1,987
"No matter which version you obtain, the installation
procedure is almost identical. The exception is the package
selection, which will clearly contain more features for the
Personal and Professional version of the distribution."
"First steps. It's going to seem like I'm holding you back here.
Lots of wonderful Linux productivity awaits you, but there are some
steps we really need to go through before I can tell you how to go
about installing SuSE."