"When it comes to individual distributions of the Linux
operating system, the rising tide of open-source software and
components has lifted all ships.
"However, although advances in software such as KDE (K Desktop
Environment), the Mozilla Web browser and the OpenOffice.org
productivity suite are equally accessible to every flavor of Linux,
plenty of opportunity remains for Linux distributors to
differentiate their offerings through skillful integration of these
"eWEEK Labs tested two such well-crafted Linux distributions:
SuSE Inc.'s SuSE Linux 8.2 and MandrakeSoft S.A.'s Mandrake Linux
9.1. These distributions would be as good as Mac OS X as
alternatives to Windows..."
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