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Doug.Gentry 01-24-2005 03:28 PM

Suse 9.2 package selections seems smaller
Anyone notice that the Suse 9.2 pacakage selection on the DVD doesn't seem to have all the goodies that one is used to seeing?

I have to removable hard-drives bays 1 has Fedora and number 2 is now Suse 9.2, When I install it and get to the software selection. I choose package list and darned if I'm a bit amazed that it seems rather bare.

Gosh, look in the games and compare to suse 9.1 or fedora.
I never could find kopete or even ftp servers.

Just in general it seems like you don't get the choices for software and applications like you used to get.


JSpired 01-25-2005 03:25 AM

I've not noticed a difference.

bluesman2333 01-25-2005 06:36 AM

9.2 comes on a double layer DVD, 9.0 came on a two sided DVD. A few packages were removed because they were no longer supported by the devs or unnecessary duplicates of better programs, but that is a minor change. If any thing else is different, I'm unaware of it.

fireman949 01-26-2005 02:49 PM

The public avl. DVD for 9.2 is a single sided .iso with limited programs. There are quite a few things I didn't find on the DVD.

Are you refering to the Purchase / Retail DVD of 9.2 being a Double-Layer DVD?

bluesman2333 01-26-2005 06:30 PM

Yes I am. I forgot that the downloadable .iso would have to be smaller to fit on a single DVD. All the other packages you might need are on the mirrors, AFAIK. (Except the good version of mplayer and the codecs...)

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