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Old 12-16-2008, 08:52 AM   #16
Registered: Aug 2007
Location: Michigan, USA
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Not really helpful

Originally Posted by thetank View Post
I would like to know what software you would want default installed on linux. Don't forget to think about what your grandparent mom dad son or daughter would want.
This question is way to vague to be helpful to anyone. But assuming we are talking about a desktop or traditional laptop: I want GNOME, a web browser, and working networking, plus an easy way to install a package if I need it.

Thank goodness that Novell's build service, click-and-run, and Yast2 provides all this. It's one of the primary reasons I run openSUSE. I've been a UNIX admin for 15 years, and I don't want to admin my laptop - I want to use it. Yast2 is simply the only *WORKING* and complete configuration utility. AIX's SMIT is the second runner up; but what psycho wants to run AIX on the desktop?


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