Linux

A short glimpse at “Edgy”

Recently I couldn’t resist (those voices in my head told me to…) and give Kubuntu’s Edgy a try. I downloaded the desktop install iso for amd64 ignoring the known bug which said that the desktop installer “ubiquity” cannot reuse an existing root partition. I couldn’t believe such thing because in Dapper it worked well. OK, …

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Using “smart” with SUSE 10.1

As already mentioned SUSE’s ZENworks package management doesn’t do it’s job and YOU (Yast Online Update) isn’t really better. The alternative is smart. If you followed my instructions from “Installing SUSE Linux 10.1” you skipped both registration and update configuration. You may do so now either via Yast or by opening a console, becoming root …

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Installing SuSE Linux 10.1

I’d like to write a short HOWTO on installing SuSE Linux 10.1 for amd64. It’s how it worked for me and my computer and doesn’t mean to be THE way. So first of all grab the DVD image from here, which also includes the non-opensource software like Adobe Reader, Real Player and Flash-Plugin. SUSE just …

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Ubuntu and SUSE

As I already mentioned I recently changed from Ubuntu to SUSE. Why? To sum it up: I was up for a change! 🙂 And I liked the way SUSE integrated 32bit Software into their 64bit OS. Ubuntu is one of the best distros I ever used (and maybe will again). The installation is quick and …

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Linux and me

With “SuSE Linux 5.3” I gave Linux the first try. I just got quite familiar with Windows 95 and was up for something new. I didn’t really know what I was doing but the installation went pretty well – but no X-Server was working with my system… OK, that was it! …until “SuSE Linux 6.3”. …

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