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A review of SuSE Linux Professional 7.3 [FirstLinux.com]

Oct 30, 2001 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive
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FirstLinux.com has published a review of the new SuSE Linux Professional 7.3 . . .

“This is the 21st century — we sit in the midst of a recessionary period, a time of change, of caution and of uncertainty. With the growth of the internet and the ever-increasing variety and complexity of software applications, both businesses and home users face spiralling costs coupled to limited resources. As businesses are forced to resize, consolidate and re-focus the stimulus for a new paradigm grows stronger.”

“And to reach that goal there must be a certain amount of critical infrastructure in place. We need ideas, we need the people with the skills to implement those ideas, and we need a cheap, flexible and reliable system for those people to work on. The case for open-source software is the strongest it has ever been and the shining light in that movement is Linux.”

“Linux has come a long way in ten years. Early distributions were characterised by a mountain of floppies, cryptic documentation and flaky installation scripts. The latest incarnation to reach FirstLinux.com is SuSE 7.3. Is this the distro that will trigger the avalanche? Has SuSE stolen Red Hat's crown? Read on and find out . . .”

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