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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11

Novell's latest Enterprise Linux Desktop release, version 11.

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Topic: Hardware
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This is the initial boot screen from the DVD.

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The GRUB bootloader looks similar to OpenSUSE's and that of other Linux distributions.

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The boot process, obscuring scary kernel messages.

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Install screen and entire install process borrows extensively from OpenSUSE.

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More Install

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Location Selection

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User Creation

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Install Summary

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Package Selection. Notice that the KDE 4 desktop can be installed here as well as the compiler tools. However, for more extensive development the OpenSUSE repositories need to be manually added.

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The install process takes about 30-40 minutes.

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SLED 11's GNOME menu is not a major departure from OpenSUSE's or SLED 10's.

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Multiple file manager views.

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Firefox 3 with Facebook and GMail

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SLED 11 KDE 4.x desktop

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SLED 11 KDE 4.x desktop

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The KDE 4 menu system has been extensively customized.

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The SLED 11 user control center.

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The applications list in SLED 11 is several pages long.

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The YaST2 administrative GUI.

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The Policy Manager allows desktop administrators to grant or revoke privileges on a finely granular level.

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The Banshee media player has full support for the iPod and the AAC media format which has been commercialy licensed.

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OpenOffice 3.0 includes Novell's customizations as well as fonts licensed from AGFA Compugraphic which match the fonts in Windows and Microsoft Office.

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