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Re: [SLE] SuSE Update
  • From: Andrei Verovski <andrei.verovski@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 15:27:50 +0300
  • Message-id: <200204191226.PAA29456@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi, Dave,

Just order it from web site with credit card, they will deliver
it to UK without any problem.

Also, you can download desired update from ftp.

>Hi all.
>I'm interested to know whether/why the Update version of SuSE is
>available through resellers.
>I try to buy my Linux distros through the Linux Emporium (ObPlug:
> However, whenever I've asked, they
>don't supply SuSE Pro Update, only the full SuSE Professional.
>The explanation given is always "SuSE's distributor won't sell us
>the update version, you have to order it direct from SuSE".
>I've asked this question before, and the answer I got was along the
>lines of "that's rubbish, other resellers sell the update version".
>So, since I'm going to buy 8.0, I asked them again. This time,
>they specifically asked SuSE's distributor on Tuesday whether they
>could get the update version. Apparently, the reply from SuSE's
>distributor was that Update is "Not available to resellers". The
>guy running LE is pretty well respected, and I'd be very surprised
>if he were taking us for a ride.
>Mailing list archive link:
>So, could you please give us the definitive answer? Can we buy SuSE
>Update through resellers? If not, why not?

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