"I was offered the chance to have an initial look at Novell's
latest Linux offering openSUSE 11. It's a distribution I've tried
in previous versions but often had trouble settling on. It seems
very popular on enterprise desktops along with Red Hat. I got a
copy of the KDE4 LiveCD and gave it a spin.
"I fired up the KDE live CD to be greeted with a KDE4 desktop;
the full openSUSE DVD comes with GNOME, KDE3.5 and XFCE
installation options so there's plenty of choice. I used the
install desktop icon and during the disk set-up stage it detected
my disk's partition layout and actually offered to perform the
operation I would normally choose manually: wiping and installing
the 12-Gb root but preserving and mounting the larger /home
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