"I spend much of my time here on Ghacks using and talking about
Ubuntu. So much so one would think it's the only game in town.
Well, it's not and I am going to spend a bit of time focusing on
different distributions. The first distribution I am going to focus
on is OpenSuSE. OpenSuSE is similar to what Fedora is to Red Hat
Linux. In other words it's a sort of sand box for developers and
users to make sure the enterprise level product (SuSE Linux) is
right. And, like Fedora, OpenSuSE is a free edition. It costs
nothing to download and use this distribution.
"OpenSuSE 11.2 has a number of nice features and update,
although you may find some of the included applications a bit
behind. For example, the included GNOME in 11.2 is 2.28, whereas
Ubuntu 10.04 released with GNOME 2.3. Of course OpenSuSE is due for
an update itself. 11.2 was released in November 2009. The good
news? 11.3 is due to be released in July, which is one of the
reasons I wanted to focus on OpenSuSE first – to get everyone
excited about this distribution in time for its newest
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