Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Mar 2009 17:15 UTC
Novell and Ximian "Novell today is rolling out the newest edition of its flagship enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 11. The new releases are the first major updates since the SLES and SLED 10 releases in July of 2006. With SLES 11, Novell is also providing a baseline image so software vendors can easily build appliances. The concept is something know as a JeOS (Just enough Operating System) and has been trumpeted by Novell as the future of operating systems."
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Which version of KDE is included in SLED 11
by porcel on Tue 24th Mar 2009 17:43 UTC
porcel
Member since:
2006-01-28

I have to do a Linux enterprise desktop rollout fairly soon and it would be interesting to see whether Novell has decided to support the kde4 line.

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kragil Member since:
2006-01-04

4.1.4 + patches

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Bille Member since:
2007-05-31

Actually it's 4.1.3 + patches to make KDE 4.1 usable for the average SLED customer. We have a version freeze point in the development cycle that dictates the choice to take 4.1.3. If you've seen openSUSE 11.1 you know how it looks, plus a few months more bugfixing.

The patches are
* branch patches making it largely equivalent to 4.1.4
* selected backports from KDE 4.2 such as
** Plasma layouting fixes
** PowerDevil
** NetworkManager-kde4
** all of kwin desktop effects)

Plus the usual default look and feel work, Aya as Plasma theme, Ozone windeco SuSE logo as start menu etc.

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sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

I have to do a Linux enterprise desktop rollout fairly soon and it would be interesting to see whether Novell has decided to support the kde4 line.

You have to do an enterprise desktop rollout fairly soon and you are looking to KDE4????

Some personal desktop users I can kind of understand wanting to be early adopters. But an enterprise rollout of KDE4 when even personal-desktop oriented distros like PCLinuxOS don't think it's ready yet?

Who put you in charge of this project?!

I would strongly recommend waiting until it's cooked.

Edited 2009-03-24 20:42 UTC

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