LinuxPR: SuSE Linux 7.0 rated the most standard-compliant Linux distribution

“SuSE Linux 7.0 passed 238 of the 243 tests in the Linux
Standards Board’s Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (LSB-FHS2.1-1)
, making SuSE Linux 7.0 the most standards-compliant Linux
distribution tested. Detailed results of the tests are available on

“The LSB-FHS test suite is a test program that can be run on any
Linux distribution. The goal is to test whether the distribution
follows the FHS (Filesystem Hierarchy Standard), which defines the
directory structure and the required locations of configuration
files and important binaries.”

“We are extremely pleased with these results, as they confirm
the technical superiority we build into our distribution,” began
Volker Wiegand, president of SuSE Inc. “SuSE supports a common set
of Linux standards and we build our distribution to comply as
closely as possible to the standards set by the LSB.” He continued,
“In fact, by installing 6 more packages, we pass all but 5 tests –
the very five that are currently being redefined by the FHS. SuSE
is very proud of its high level of compliance with standards.”


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