Hands-on Linux: New versions of Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE Push the Envelope
Dec 30, 2008, 02:33 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"OpenSUSE, with its business underpinnings, has always
been popular in Europe and has been making inroads in the U.S. And
it is largely thanks to Fedora that Red Hat has become the biggest
Linux company with a major role in community Linux.
"Each of these "big three" has recently released a new version
of its distribution, which means it's time to check them out and
decide which is No 1. Or, more properly, which is No. 1 for what
"To test them, I installed each distro on a Dell Inspiron 530S
powered by a 2.2-GHz Intel Pentium E2200 dual-core processor with
an 800-MHz front-side bus.