[Linux4christians] openSUSE 11.2
david at dmcentral.net
Thu Nov 12 07:44:54 EST 2009
On Wednesday 11 November 2009 23:51:07 Fred A. Miller wrote:
> On 11/11/2009 11:34 PM, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 23:54 -0500, Fred A. Miller wrote:
> >> 11.2 releases tomorrow. I've been running RC2 for a few days with KDE.
> >> I had been putting Ubuntu 9.10 through it's paces for about a
> >> week.....some things I liked, some I didn't. As much as I don't like
> >> the relationship between Novell and MickySoft, and IF there was
> >> another distro. as complete and as well produced as openSUSE, I'd use
> >> it.
> >> 11.2 on 2 test boxen, one a Dell laptop with Intel duel-core Centrino
> >> and 2G RAM and an HP desktop with a dual-core Opteron and 4G of RAM,
> >> are FASTER running with openSUSE 11.2 and KDE than Ubuntu 9.10. This I
> >> consider an important feat. Yast has even more ability than in 11.1.
> >> Anyone who's used Yast is hard pressed to want to leave it. ;)
> >> I have an idea that 11.2 will be the distro. all others are measured
> >> by.
> > Until Novell fixes the sound/lirc/mythtv issues that openSuSE suffers
> > from, Ubuntu will the DT distro of choice, and oS, the also ran.
> As you know from an openSUSE elist we're both on, some don't have any
> issues with it. I've not had any cause to use it, so I don't have any
> experience with it. MAYBE 11.2 will have it right.....gold code will be
> later today. If other distros have it right and openSUSE doesn't, then
> the devs
> need to find out what the correct fixes are and implement them.
> One thing that really needs fixing in ALL distros is networkmanager in
> regards to wifi!! This has been a real pain for a LONG time, and NONE
> of them have anything to brag about in that area! :(
NetworkManager never did work for me on KDE, but since I switched over to
Gnome, it has worked great for me.
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