[SATLUG] OpenSUSE 11
afcasta at satx.rr.com
Thu Jun 19 09:35:59 CDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 08:42 -0500, John Kirby wrote:
> I've played around with 10.3 a little bit. If 11 works on my Dell, you won't
> be the only OpenSUSE user here.
> Maybe it can come through for me where Ubuntu, Mepis, Mandriva, Linux Mint,
> and PCLinuxOS couldn't.
Speaking of OpenSUSE on a Dell, I've had easy installs of OpenSUSE 11 on
a Lattitude D620 and on Inspirons 8500 and 9400. They all picked up on
the Intel WiFi card on first boot. I did have to upgrade graphics
drivers for the boxen that run Nvidia graphics accelerators, but the ATI
worked fine from the start. While I prefer the command line to pointy
clicky GUI admin tools, YaST is probably the best of such tools I've
ever used, and does everything SMIT was supposed to do.
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