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Old 05-01-2008, 09:24 AM   #1
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Cool OpenSUse vs Ubuntu

Hello Guys and Girls!

I would like to know which Linux distro is better OpenSuse 10.3 or Ubuntu?

please guys let me know!
Old 05-01-2008, 10:01 AM   #2
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That's like asking which is better, an ice cream sundae or a banana split. It's a matter of personal taste. If either one doesn't have specific software for a particular task, it can be installed. Because of the ease of adding software, the kernel eas uses (Linux kernel) , the filesystem type the user chooses, etc, they are essentially the same.

You try them out, then go with the one you like best. That's the better one.

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Old 05-01-2008, 10:14 AM   #3
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Ubuntu can be upgraded from one version to the next over the internet. I am not sure if it is recommended to try and upgrade opensuse this way, they may still recommend using an installation CD to do distribution upgrades. Ubuntu probably has a larger repository of packages.
Old 05-01-2008, 10:48 AM   #4
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Well, as bigrigdriver says, it depends on your choice and your feelings over a distribution.

I didn't work with open suse, only ubuntu 7.10, and (this is my opinion), it's too easy only apt-get everything, I like to compile and make my own packages.

So you need to try both and choose for the one that you like

Old 05-01-2008, 10:59 AM   #5
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Thank you guys! I'm currently using OpenSuse 10.3 and I really like it.

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Old 05-01-2008, 11:15 AM   #6
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Well Linux is Linux, the bigest differnce is in the package manager. When you find the package manager you like I'd say you found your distro.

As for your original post, you trying to get something started

Everyone know's it's Debian


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