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Old 04-08-2009, 07:20 AM   #1
polopassat
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Suse 11.0 vs Ubuntu


Hi,

I have installed Suse 11.0 on my computer but after a few month I think it is a crime.
I have many problems, i cant install programs (written for linux) even to install a printer driver it is a crime.
I have bought a Lexmark printer, the drivers are included (also for linux) but when i try to install them Linux say "I cant write to this file" And not more.
The same problem I have to install some programs for my Tax(es) (also they are special written for Suse 11. But Suse won't install them.

Now I heard that Ubuntu much essayer is to use.

Can I install Ubuntu over Suse or do I have to install everyting new?
 
Old 04-08-2009, 07:23 AM   #2
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you can partition the drive and add Ubuntu and keep Opensuse, or just wipe out opensuse and install Ubuntu.
Go with Ubuntu-8.04 till 9.04 comes out...
 
Old 04-08-2009, 08:39 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by polopassat View Post
Hi,

I have installed Suse 11.0 on my computer but after a few month I think it is a crime.
I have many problems, i cant install programs (written for linux) even to install a printer driver it is a crime.
I have bought a Lexmark printer, the drivers are included (also for linux) but when i try to install them Linux say "I cant write to this file" And not more.
The same problem I have to install some programs for my Tax(es) (also they are special written for Suse 11. But Suse won't install them.

Now I heard that Ubuntu much essayer is to use.

Can I install Ubuntu over Suse or do I have to install everyting new?
Installing or removing in opensuse is done with yast.
Yast means Yet A Other System Tool.
Or zypper install (package name)

If you decide to go for Ubuntu use synaptic ubuntus package manager or
apt-get install (package name)
Is Ubuntu easer than opensuse use them both and have no troubles neither with opensuse nor Ubuntu
Always use the package manager
 
  


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