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..."