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Re: [opensuse-factory] Notes on 11.0 Alpha3 installation: Partitioning proposal
  • From: Felix-Nicolai Müller <fnmueller@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008 01:26:26 +0100
  • Message-id: <47E5A3B2.8020508@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sid Boyce schrieb:
| There is nothing wrong with having the largest user base, but it should
| not be gained at the expense of good and essential fundamentals. I know
| that openSUSE and family are very robust, designed to be deployed in
| environments where security is important, the tools are as easy as any,
| citing YaST, zypper and 1-click, just that they are not very widely
| known on the outside. All the complaints against the distro I've ever
| read show a lack of SuSE knowledge on the reviewer's part, while hardly
| a day goes by when you don't see an article about how to do things in
| Ubuntu, this does help explain and encourage people to try Ubuntu - they
| can read enough to coax them into having a go.
|
| I could imagine a Ubuntu pitch to a corporate customer telling them how
| simple it was with their distro because root and user shared the same
| password. All hell would erupt in some, in others, they'd politely
| promise to call....
|
| Live systems are always going to be tricky in your situation. The best
| policy would be a long test cycle before deploying live and to have a
| ready fallback should you hit problems.

+1

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