On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 01:01:20PM +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
Shriramana Sharma <samjnaa(a)gmail.com> writes:
> Andreas Jaeger wrote:
>> It was never "SuSe". The last letter was always a capital
>> difference are the dots and the "u",
> Where do the dots come in? Is there a version called S.u.S.E?
1992 September :
Gesellchaft fur Software und Systementwicklung mbH (English is "Company for
Software and system development Ltd" or S.u.S.E
They were there in the beginning, the company was
called that way
initially, I think it was mentioned in this thread already. I guess
we should open a page on the wiki explaining the history.
March 1993 : Sales of the system software "Linux" begins on 60 floppy disks
Apr 1994: Release of Linux 1.0
May 1996 : First version of S.u.S.E Linux with insstallation tool YAST1
Mar 1997 : Establishment of a sales company in the USA.
July 1998 : S.u.S.E Linux 5.2 is best selling Linux distro to date (As it
Dec 1998 : No more dots. S.u.S.E becomes SuSE
Jan 1999 : Establishment of the in house publisher SuSE PRESS
May 1999 : Besides the English, French, German, and Italian versions, SUSE
6.1 now appears in Spanish as well.
Nov 1999 : A major change in 6.3, YAST1 is replaced with the GUI YAST2.
Jan 2000 : Establishment of the support center in Breman, Germany
Mar 2000 : SuSE 6.4 includes colorful install manual
Aug 2000 : For the first time, SuSE Linux 7 is released in two versions
(Personal and Professional)
Nov 2000 : Release of SuSE Linux for IBM S/390
Feb 2001 : SuSE Linux 7.1 gets 2.4 Kernel.
Mar 2001 : At the CeBIT tradeshow, an optimized version of SuSE Linux for
servers is introdiced under the same SuSE Linux for Enterprise Server.
Apr 2001 : SuSE presents 7.1 for SPARC
June 2001 : 7.2 gets released with the firewall, 2.4 Kernel, and crypto
Jan 2002 : Release if SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for the pSeries and
Apr 2002 : SuSE Linux 8.0 is released with the new GUI KDE 3.0
May 2002 : SuSE Linux, Caldera, Conectiva, and Turbo Linux launch
UnitedLinux, a joint Linux for enterprise deployment before SCO and Caldera
decided to suck.
September 2002 : Happy Birthday !! :)
Allen who typed this out of Love / Liebe Fur SUSE.
Andreas Jaeger, aj(a)suse.de, http://www.suse.de/~aj
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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