OSNews: Survey of YaST2 Configurator on SuSE 9.0

“All of us who are in computers know that at present we are
using enhanced software products for applications, which our
predecessors never thought about or used. Why do we need a word
processor when a simple text file does the same job of

“Why do we need Access or Oracle like DBMS when spreadsheets can
do the same job of data storage. Why do we need an IDE like Visual
Studio.NET or Borland when we can use vi or emacs for code
writing.The answer lies in the ease of use and comfortable
handling. We all love when the software does the bothering of
trivial management and we are left only to concentrate on the
important or core stuff of the application.

“When I installed SuSE 9.0 Prof on my machine I was totally
zapped by the way of its functionality and user friendliness. I
have been in Linux for the past 4 years. [Not much I know] and have
used various flavors [RedHat, Mandrake, Gentoo, Slackware FreeBSD
etc]. My most favorites till date being Fedora Core Yarrow and
Debian Woody 3.2. I have seen that all of them are improving in
their user friendliness with the eye-candy applications in the GUI.
Thus posing as tough competitors to the Microsoft Windows


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