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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Efika
by pczanik on Thu 19th Jun 2008 19:18 UTC
pczanik
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2006-03-17

While most of the post are about KDE4, another nice window manager made to the DVDs: XFCE. It does not need a super computer to run, just an old PC, or a new "green" computer will do.

I use it on the EFIKA, which uses just a few watts and is now fully supported by openSUSE 11.0. For details see http://en.opensuse.org/Efika OpenSUSE 11.0 has also all the software to make such small machine to fly (xfce/abiword/gnumeric/opera).

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RE: Efika
by BrianMasinick on Thu 19th Jun 2008 20:17 in reply to "Efika"
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2008-06-19

While most of the post are about KDE4, another nice window manager made to the DVDs: XFCE. It does not need a super computer to run, just an old PC, or a new "green" computer will do.


This is nice to know. I use XFCE quite often, except when I plan to use integrated KDE or GNOME tools - in those cases, I sometimes use KDE, and less frequently GNOME. I do, however, use lightweight window managers from time to time. I have used FVWM with SUSE in the past - the original window manager used over ten years ago in SUSE. But with the ready availability of XFCE I may use it more instead.

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