Linked by Adam S on Thu 19th Jun 2008 14:47 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
SuSE, openSUSE A new major release of Novell's community-supported distro openSUSE 11 is now available and can be downloaded from the mirrors. Linux Format has a hands-on look at the new installer, SLAB menu and Compiz Fusion, and weighs up whether the distro can fight competition from Ubuntu and Fedora. Is this the start of a new era for SUSE?
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RE: Yast an issue?
by segedunum on Thu 19th Jun 2008 22:36 UTC in reply to "Yast an issue?"
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I agree about YaST. I was thoroughly confused about the comments in the article on it. While I'm not such a big fan of SLAB, be it in Gnome or in KDE as KickOff, dismissing YaST with superfluous and opinionated arguments turned me off the article completely.

For starters, Red Hat and Ubuntu simply don't have a unified set of configuration tools for administering your computer, and there are some large gaping holes in functionality on that front. What's more, you can use YaST from a console as well, and it's very useful. No other distribution has anything like that.

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