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Re: [opensuse] First impressions of SUSE 10.1
  • From: Boyd Lynn Gerber <gerberb@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 11:47:57 -0600
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.63.0605121145430.26346@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> On Friday 12 May 2006 16:39, JD. Brown wrote:
> > I really,really,really like it alot myself! I'm still waiting on my
> > backorder box set but, I had to download this one to check it out. I
> > think the boot time is fine and no weird bugs so far on three
> > computers.
> Everything but the package management is great, no question about it..
> But the package manager will cause people a lot of trouble I'm afraid and will
> haunt this release.
> I personally recommend people to stick with 10.0. I also think Novell should
> consider to communicate that 10.1 is sort of an interim release that might
> cause some problems. I'm afraid a lot of people will be disappointed and will
> never use SUSE again..
> But perhaps I'm the only one with zmd, parse-metadata, zen and yast getting on
> my nerves.. slow, ressource hungry, error messages constantly .. and
> generally weird behaviour.
> Some of it might have to do with packman and guru not being completely in
> place - and the inst-sources being under heavy load.. but definitely not all
> of it..
> Of course I understand the background of all this - and I very much so have
> faith in the future..

I agree 100%. I find this version of the packagemanger very problematic.
I love all the other stuff. I am probably going to stay with 10.0 on most
of my systems because of this.

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