[Wolves] I just read this....

Adam Sweet drinky76 at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 2 09:19:12 BST 2006

--- chris procter <chris-procter at talk21.com> wrote:
> --- Adam Sweet <drinky76 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > At the risk of a holy war, I'm going to pose a
> > question and profess the world according to Adam.
> I
> > know all you FC/SuSE users are bored of hearing
> > about
> > Ubuntu, but I wonder, why are you still using
> SuSE?
> I use SuSE at work as my desktop and for servers
> (SLES9) and really the big reason is application
> support. The main product we sell is certified on
> Redhat and SuSE (RHAS and SLES). This is pretty
> normal
> among commercial software, redhat and suse are
> supported and maybe some of the others if you're
> lucky.
> SuSE and Redhat have the advantage of support, both
> paid for, and application, thats their big
> differentiator, which one you chose depends on
> personal taste.
> I use ubuntu on my home laptop, which I installed to
> see what all the fuss was about, and I see almost no
> difference to suse for most practical purposes, I
> have
> the same window manager (WindowMaker) the same shell
> (bash) and the same text editor (emacs) etc etc. So
> really why not chose SuSE? my distro choice is just
> not a big deal. 
> Mind you my neo-luddite approach to computing (and
> espeacially desktops) has been commented on before
> :)

Oh yeah, you're the Emacs guy aren't you? ;)

Thanks everyone. So, umm support and a case of wearing
your old comfortable hat.





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