Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Nov 2006 18:26 UTC
Novell and Ximian "Someone just asked me whether, now that Novell's become buddies with Microsoft, I'll be turning away from Novell/SUSE as one of my favorite Linux distributions. My answer is no. I'm sticking with SUSE Linux on both my desktops and servers. Here's why."
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RE: Er.... Content?
by WarpKat on Mon 6th Nov 2006 19:03 UTC in reply to "Er.... Content?"
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"with the exception of Yast, I've got all that on my desktop too, leaving out Yast you've pretty much hit EVERY major Distro out there... that is not a reason, that is convenience. "

And that's exactly what a customer would want - CONVENIENCE. I, for one, don't have much time during the day to compile source, choose-download-install packages on my own. This can be likened to Microsoft's update manager - whatever it's called - which downloads the updates but doesn't install them. This is a very big (in)convenience because MS has botched updates before to the point of breaking. I've yet to see one of my Linux updates go down in flames - it's a convenience. A very GOOD one.

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