"There's a lot to like in SuSE's latest edition, 8.2, and little
to complain about. There are security enhancements and graphics
tweaks partly due to KDE 3.1, and major administration bonuses in
YaST-2. It's clear that SuSE has worked hard to accommodate the
corporate desktop market as well as the home user since edition
8.1, which we did not recommend. It appears the company is serious
about tempting a mixed-species shop of Linux servers and Windows
desktops to harmonize in favor of Linux and thus save considerably
on administration costs. Microsoft should worry about the strides
SuSE is making in this area.
"Installation was an absolute breeze and hardly worth
mentioning. I loaded it on three machines, a home-built P4 system,
an OEM Dell P3 box and a Presario Celeron laptop. There were no
unpleasant surprises; hardware detection was flawless and nearly
everything I installed worked..."