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Linux and Main: SCuSE Me -- Please!

Apr 26, 2003, 02:30 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)

"Beginning with Caldera OpenLinux 2.x and its Lizard installer, installation and configuration of Linux got a great deal easier. With last year's creation of the UnitedLinux consortium, a lot of Caldera's geniuses went to SuSE, which is the company actually producing the UnitedLinux distribution, sold by SuSE, SCO (which is what Caldera turned into or was devoured by, depending on who's telling it), and others.

"SuSE has always been a more than decent distribution, but in my view it has been dragged down by its installation tools, YaST and YaST2. They don't utterly suck, but they have suffered some pretty gruesome shortcomings. Hey, though--all these SCO guys are at SuSE now, so maybe the inspiration that gave us Lizard will rub off, right? Make a distribution that's, oh, SCuSE?

"Well, I can't find any SCuSE for what happened the two times I've tried to install SuSE 8.2 Professional..."

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