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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by SEJeff on Thu 9th Mar 2006 18:37 UTC
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Novell has corporately funded items of interest such as:
-Visual Basic macro support for
-the new menu in gnome-panel (codename the slab I believe)
-Xgl/compiz/ work

They even made it all work together seamlessly (in their products). Some of this software (like the slab) will not be released to the open source community until after they officially release Novell Linux Desktop 10, but so what.

Thanks to Novell, the Linux Desktop as a whole is improving from great hackers funded by them. Take a look at the blog of Federico:

Superhacker if you ask me.

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