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LinuxLookup: SuSE Linux 8.0 Professional [Review]

May 24, 2002, 23:30 (15 Talkback[s])


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"I was prepared for this review of SuSE 8.0 Professional to be a no-brainer. I had last used SuSE at version 6.4 before switching to Mandrake. I was basically happy with it then, and figured it had only improved since then. What I've seen after using SuSE's latest and greatest for the past two weeks has surprised me, and not all in a good way.

"This review will look at SuSE as a desktop system. While I do run Linux at work, both on my desktop and on servers, policy prevents me from installing this version...

"My 'normal' desktop is Mandrake 8.2 at home and RedHat 7.2 at work. In various places throughout this review I'll make some comparisons between SuSE 8.0 and one or both of those distributions. I'll also try to make some comments from the point of view of both and experienced and a new Linux user..."

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