Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Mar 2006 17:43 UTC, submitted by HeLfReZ
Novell and Ximian "SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is an all-in-one solution that contains technology innovations and usability breakthroughs including integrated desktop search, accelerated graphical interfaces and numerous application improvements. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop delivers market-leading usability plus an exceptional end user experience with an easy-to-use and easy-to-learn environment. Seamless interoperability and support for standards allows SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop to readily coexists with Windows, Mac, Unix and other operating systems." The preview page has some screenshots and a screencast. My take: And there was much rejoicing. I'm seriously looking forward to this release.
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I say 2thumbs up...
by HeLfReZ on Thu 9th Mar 2006 22:26 UTC
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I have personally tested this product and its no RHEW. The difference between this and slapping te free parts on top of fedora when available is that NLD will (IMO) be the first true COMMERCIAL linux distro DESIGNED to be a business desktop, with desktop users in mind. RHEW doesnt count cause its just a different package selection from RHEL, you can say MAYBE something like Mandriva..but again not really designed with a business desktop in mind. I think that this will have a much stronger impact than alot of techies give it credit for. Its really the first honest stab at creating a commercial linux desktop that may actually have a chance. If the pricing follows the same as NLD9 I will be preordering several copies. Sure you could do it with any distro, but could you do it with style...and then get commercial support for it? I think not....I say 2thumbs up for NLD10 and to Novell...

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