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Ars.Technica: Linux.Ars 11/25/03 Edition

Nov 27, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jorge Castro, Amit Gurdasani)

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"Welcome to the latest edition of Linux.Ars. This week's big feature is the long-promised SUSE 9 review, courtesy of Paul 'madmanx' Ehrenreich and Charles 'ctkrohn' Krohn. Stephan 'windi' Windischmann discusses less, the replacement for the standard more pager. We also demonstrate Linux's pluggable authentication module system. Finally, Anders 'w.anders' Widebrant introduces you to the awesome desktop animation tool vnc2swf.

"As we've promised you in the past, we've got a review of SUSE LINUX 9 for you this week. We picked up boxed sets of SUSE LINUX Personal Edition 9 containing three CD-ROMs from the local CompUSA for about US$39.95 and sacrificed a few existing Linux installations to try SUSE LINUX 9 in all of its uppercase glory. SUSE also offers a Professional Edition (five CD-ROMs and a DVD-ROM) that carries some extras (MrProject, DTP package [Scribus], development tools [KDevelop], and network services and configuration modules [web, SMB, DNS, DHCP and NFS]) as well as an administration manual for US$79.95..."

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