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OpenSuse 10.0 is out.

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 10:59 AM PDT

Try http://www.opensuse.org if you want 10.0

The bittorrent download seems pretty quick now that the initial rush is over.

Bob

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Open Suse
by phil66 / October 10, 2005 1:00 PM PDT
In reply to: OpenSuse 10.0 is out.

Bob

Pctech101.com list Suse 10.0 official in 5cd set

Is there a difference between it and the open Suse 10.0

For those of us who cannot download Suse 10.0 Suse 10.0 official is much cheaper.

Thanks

Ray

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Open only has open source code
by null. / October 10, 2005 4:35 PM PDT
In reply to: Open Suse

Suse Official has some proprietory applications.

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No duplication from me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 10:52 PM PDT
In reply to: Open Suse

That is in the FAQ at the site. About it being cheaper, I'm unsure how a free download can get cheaper. If you are on dialup, ask a broadband buddy to fetch it.

Bob

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When all that is available
by phil66 / October 11, 2005 2:14 AM PDT

within 75 miles is two soup cans and a ball of string
11.99 is cheap compare to Novell 59.95.

Had good sucess with Suse 9.3 purchased for same price from same vendor.

Thanks to both of ya'll for reply

Ray

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Just installed it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 11, 2005 2:33 AM PDT
In reply to: OpenSuse 10.0 is out.

I haven't tried re-enabling a Nvidia ethernet port that didn't work in Suse 9.2, but may try that later. For now I just use a spare PCI Intel NIC.

The install was (again) the usual press the return key affair and smoother than prior versions. I installed the 64-bit version so we'll see what this beast will do.

Bob

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Just finished Dload and install
by null. / October 11, 2005 8:28 AM PDT
In reply to: OpenSuse 10.0 is out.

SUSE-10.0-EvalDVD-x86_64-GM is the DVD
3 days @ average of 20k/sec WOW!
Novell says it's not different than cd version
no expiration all the proprietary stuff included

No problems at all except had to swap cd and dvd drive cables to install as it kept looking at the cd drive for software packages

Found all hardware

further testing ongoing

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Mozilla Firefox problem
by null. / October 12, 2005 8:18 AM PDT

Thinking out loud

I haven't quite got a handle on whats happening
but sometimes the browser window will not close by any means other than command shell and killing app.

Seems to happen most when I am using VNC to work on another machine via browser or editing bookmarks

Java maybe ???

The version of firefox is 1.06 isn't the current version 1.07

I dunno yet

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Update
by lilsim89 / October 12, 2005 10:12 AM PDT

I already downloaded and installed SuSE 10 and Firefox was working perfectly. Almost Everything was(except a KDevelop bug.) Anyways, an update is already available for Firefox via YOU.

Hope this helps.

Simon

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Updated - ok
by null. / October 13, 2005 5:03 AM PDT

Seems good now

Unrelated to updating - the screensavers do not work
it doesn't matter which one I've selected until now. The only effect is a blank screen.

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Regarding screensavers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2005 5:21 AM PDT
In reply to: Updated - ok

Your post is mighty slim on machine details.

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Details
by null. / October 13, 2005 6:09 AM PDT

home brew machine with the following stuff

1. MSi K8T Neo
2. Amd Athlon 64 2800+ 1.8Ghz
3. Seagate st380011a 80gb hd
4. Maxtor 6e040l0 40gb hd
5. Memorex DVD+/-RW dual X1
6. LTR-16102b CDRW
7. 1 Gb memory
8. SUSE-10.0-EvalDVD-x86_64-GM installed
9. qty-2 Riva TNT model 64 video
10. MAG innovision 17 LCD LT782s as monitor 1
11. KDS XF-70b CRT as monitor 2
12. ps2 keyboard
13. usb mouse
14. Windows 2000 on its own part.
15. Suse 9.3 64 bit I think. on its on part.
16. ATI tv card - tv wonder/ve
17. onboard network and sound

that's about it

btw the suse 9.3 install will not boot from grub since
install of 10.0 - as it has changed grub, haven't looked ito this yet

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Similar setup.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2005 6:31 AM PDT
In reply to: Details

680 Watt PSU
NF325-A7 Motherboard
Athlon 64 3700+
1G RAM
Geforce 2 Ti200
Windows 2000 and Suse 64 10.0 dual boot.

The only real difference I see is the video card. That TNT is a little dusty.

Bob

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Yea I know
by null. / October 13, 2005 6:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Similar setup.

My wife just doesn't understand why I need another one, bummer

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