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Old 03-22-2004, 01:17 PM   #1
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Exclamation How do you pronounce SuSE!?


So, I dont even know how to say SuSE! Is it soosee? es-uze? suss? wtf mate! How am I supposed to tell my boss I want to try it if I cant say it! Help!
 
Old 03-22-2004, 01:34 PM   #2
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Supposedly it is a German acronym.

Gesellschaft für Software-und Systementwicklung MBH

In English, Soo see will work for what you are looking for.
 
Old 03-22-2004, 01:37 PM   #3
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I think I may try the German in a very loud angry voice. I bet that'd go over nicely
 
Old 03-22-2004, 07:22 PM   #4
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I have a habit of calling it "Soo-Suh", and it looks that way. So, Soosuh it is!
 
Old 03-22-2004, 08:36 PM   #5
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Since Novell bought them, how about Novell Linux [just kiddin] Anyway, how I figure it, since it is spelled SuSE and the E is capital, then the SE would sound like a "C"...?

Hope this helps.!
 
Old 03-22-2004, 11:14 PM   #6
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I pronounce it SOO-zee, because my sister is named Suzie. And I think of my sister everytime I boot up.

But, I have had friends pronouce it Soos, or Soos-a. I think as long as people buy it, they can pronounce how they wish.

I have never seen an official announcement.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 11:36 AM   #7
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If you knew SuSe like I know SuSe!
 
Old 03-23-2004, 01:12 PM   #8
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I think the proper way of pronouncing it is "Soo-Saa" (or "Soo-suh", if you will). I've always pronounced it Soo-See for some reason (not "Soo-Zee", like a lot of folks).
 
Old 03-24-2004, 06:02 PM   #9
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Cool How do you pronounce SuSE?!

Call them and you will learn how SuSE pronounces it themselves: su SAY. I still like suzie myself.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 02:10 PM   #10
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Moving to General

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Old 03-25-2004, 02:47 PM   #11
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As a SuSE user, I just have always said it as "Sue-Say."
 
Old 03-25-2004, 02:48 PM   #12
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Re: How do you pronounce SuSE?!

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Call them and you will learn how SuSE pronounces it themselves: su SAY. I still like suzie myself.
thats what i was going to say when i called tech support a few years ago it sounded like you said but a touch on the soo-saa side.
 
Old 03-28-2004, 08:33 AM   #13
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Erm, I was reading something, but it said stuff about because it's an acronym it would be then said as "Soo-tha". Though I've also heard the suzie, Soo zah, etc etc pronounciations

regards

John
 
Old 03-28-2004, 04:24 PM   #14
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The correct pronunciation is Soo-Suh. Linus Torvalds uses Suse as his home computing distro and thats how he pronounces it.
 
Old 03-28-2004, 05:29 PM   #15
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I called them once and asked them, and they said "soo-see" but I dunno, it could have just been that one person.
 
  


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