Ars.Technica: Linux.Ars 11/25/03 Edition
Nov 27, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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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..."