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Re: [SLE] a long-time Suser compares kubuntu and Suse
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 14:37:35 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <eccgfd$j08$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
suse@xxxxxx wrote:

>> No, even more than that. Wrt plain functionality I didn't miss much
>> in 10.1, but speed was/is a major problem - with 10.2, an
>> installation on even an ancient PII 450MHz is over quite quickly.
> "Installation" of what?

Of an entire system.

> How long does it take in 10.2 to add a new source, bring up the
> software management, find the program you want, and install it?
> (and no, the new repo can't be connected to you via lan)

Sorry, that's all I use, so I can't say.

> I'm guessing that the connection speed to the repo is key.

In 10.1 a lot of the lack of speed was due to Yast/Zmd/rug, not the
access-speed to the source. I always install from local sources, and I
guarantee 10.2 is a lot faster.

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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