[clug-talk] OpenSuSE 10.1 Released

Darren L xlr8me at gmail.com
Thu May 11 11:09:36 PDT 2006


Loved SUSE when I was using it on my thinkpad.  It worked out of the box for
so much more than most other distros, which was perfect for me as I didn't
care enough to fiddle around for hours on end (what with having to PASS and
all).

Hated the load time though.



On 5/11/06, Jarrod Major <jarrod at digitaldemesne.net> wrote:
>
> On Thursday 11 May 2006 11:26 am, Mitchell Brown wrote:
> > Nice - who all uses SuSE here anyways?  I've tried it before, and its a
> > fine distro. There's a few things that are keeping me from using it
> though.
> > Mainly, the repos never work. Everytime I try and add one via YaST (or
> the
> > commandline even) it just hangs. The entire window has to be killed. So,
> > what good is a distro without repos to get software from? Not much good
> to
> > me :-/
>
> I've used SuSE since about version 8 I believe. I like YaST (both GUI and
> CL
> version which is damn close to the GUI-nice work SuSE devs!). I've never
> had
> a problem with the repositories for doing online updates. I've added
> packman's repositories to get things like commercial DVD viewing working
> and
> to be able to rip MP3's in K3B (default SuSE install doesn't install LAME)
> again without any problems.
>
> Not sure what you would be having problems with. I typically go with the
> default online repository. I think I've switched it maybe once or twice
> between versions.
> --
> Jarrod Major
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