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Why Does the Retail Box Matter? (openSUSE 11.0 Ready for Pre-Order)

Jun 06, 2008, 17:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"Looks like Kevin Dupuy beat me to the punch in writing about the retail box being ready for pre-order. Retail box? What's up with that, right? We're all about the free downloads over here, right? Yes, but… there’' a method to the madness of offering a retail box as well.

"First, don't forget that the retail box has a very long history for SUSE. We want to continue to provide the retail box for long-time users who still want to get openSUSE that way--and for new Linux users who may not be up for downloading openSUSE to take their first shot at installing an OS..."

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