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Re: [SLE] switching over from redhat
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2002 17:04:46 -0700
  • Message-id: <20021004000446.GD5542@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* christopher j bottaro (cjb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) [021003 17:00]:
> 1) where can i see a list of all the packages included in the suse 8.1
> distrobution?

http://www.suse.com/us/private/products/suse_linux/i386/packages_professional/index.html
and
http://www.suse.com/us/private/products/suse_linux/i386/new_features.html

> 2) is there automatic update system like redhat's up2date?

Yes, it's called YOU.

> 3) how configurable is the installation process? i kinda like to very
> carefully pick and choose what gets installed and then compile kde from
> source.

You can do that.


> 4) what boot loader does it use? grub i hope...=)

In 8.1, yes.

> 5) where can i get more detailed info about suse? where can i find out info
> and comparisons about/between all the major distros?

Not sure what you're looking for but you may want to start here:
http://www.suse.com/us/private/products/suse_linux/i386/index.html

> 6) cups the main print system?

Yes.

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-ckm

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