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Re: [opensuse] Diff. between OpenSuSE and SuSE Linux Enterprise
  • From: Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 11:04:44 -0500
  • Message-id: <20061230110444.359f8932@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 27 Dec 2006 15:03:58 -0800
J Sloan <joe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jay Smith wrote:
> > The real major difference is support.
> >
> > OpenSUSE is free and meant to be used as a desktop Linux.It's not suited for
> > enterprise usage because it's unstable, always changing, there's a lot to keep up
> > with. SLED on the other hand is pretty much standard. You get a few Service Packs
> > every so often, but for the most part, what you see is what you get.
> Actually, the difference between SLED 10 and opensuse 10.1 is that SLED 10 is
> desktop client only, while opensuse 10.1 is much broader in scope -
SLED is coordinated with SLES. both are intended for the enterprise,
and as youall mentioned, SLED and SLES are more stable, with firmly
scheduled releases. OpenSuSE has more frequent releases, and is
certainly more bleeding edge.

Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
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