Re: [opensuse] Fond farewell to SuSE
- From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 22:17:50 -0400
On Sat, 2008-08-02 at 13:41 -0700, Kai Ponte wrote:
On Saturday 02 August 2008 10:51:23 am John Andersen wrote:
On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 7:33 AM, Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx> wrote:
I've been a happy SuSE user for a number of years now (since
5.0) as well as Linux since about 1993 (Yggdrasil). However, I just
purchased a new workstation with CentOS5 preinstalled and I've decided
to move to Centos for the time being. I do like SuSE, and will continue
to support it at the BLU installfests, and I may remain on this list if
I have the time. As I had previously mentioned, I put Ubuntu on my
laptop because of a work requirement. One of my plans is to create a
SuSE VM under my Centos/Xen system.
Still on Opensuse. But wanted to report:
Yesterday and new Dell XPS laptop arrived here with Ubuntu installed.
Upgrade to KUbuntu and you're all set!
Too bad Novell can't seem to get on the major clone maker's lists. You'd
think that clone manufacturers like Dell would put the distro with the most
Nothing wrong with Ubuntu and Canonacal but it'd be nice to see openSUSE or at
lease SLED on the choice list.
Thing about this is the current release of Ubuntu is LTS
(LongTermSupport-5 years of patching/support), you can get that on SLED,
if you pay for it, two years patching/support on openSuSE. Also with
LTS versions, you can set it to ignore the non-LTS os upgrades as well
(I'm not sure about the non-LTS).
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