Flexbeta: Suse Linux 9.1 Professional Desktop Review
May 24, 2004, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Petersen)
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"This review covers the latest release of Suse's Professional
Linux Operating System, version 9.1. This release marks an
interesting development in the battle for distribution dominance.
This is the first Suse Linux release since Novell completed
acquisition of the company in January 2004. So, this distribution
offers a 'sneak peak' at the direction Novell is taking in regards
to the Linux Operating System. The object of this review is to
investigate what exactly sets this version of Suse Linux apart from
other Linux distributions.
"During this review, I tested the software on 2 different
computers, a standard desktop computer and a laptop computer. The
desktop computer consists of an AMD Athlon 2600+ processor on a
Tyan Motherboard with 512MB RAM, a Soundblaster Live sound card and
a Nvidia GeforceFX 5600 video card. The laptop, a Dell Inspiron
2650, consists of an Intel Pentium4 processor, 384MB RAM, a Nvidia
Geforce2 MX Video card, along with everything else embeded on the