IrishDev: Novell Renames Community Linux Distribution 'openSUSE'
Aug 10, 2006, 15:00 (2 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Novell today announced simplified branding to make it even
easier for customers to identify the right Linux product for their
needs. SUSE Linux, Novell's award-winning community Linux
distribution, will now be known as 'openSUSE,' echoing the name of
the Novell-sponsored open source Linux project, openSUSE.org.
Novell's enterprise Linux products will continue to be designated
'SUSE Linux Enterprise.'
"An end-user-oriented distribution that Novell makes available
to Linux users everywhere via free download and free
redistribution, openSUSE is not intended for business deployments
but provides Linux enthusiasts and corporate evaluators with an
excellent first look at the latest Linux and other open source
technologies. Technologies previewed in openSUSE, when refined and
fully supported, may appear in future Novell enterprise Linux
offerings. The current version is 10.1, and openSUSE 10.2 is
scheduled to ship in late 2006..."