Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > SUSE / openSUSE
User Name
SUSE / openSUSE This Forum is for the discussion of Suse Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 01-24-2005, 03:28 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Enumclaw, Washingtion. USA
Distribution: Suse 9.2, Fedora 3, wifes XP
Posts: 143

Rep: Reputation: 15
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.

Old 01-25-2005, 03:25 AM   #2
Registered: Sep 2003
Distribution: Slackware, Suse 9.2
Posts: 565

Rep: Reputation: 30
I've not noticed a difference.
Old 01-25-2005, 06:36 AM   #3
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Phoenix, Az.
Distribution: Xubuntu Edgy
Posts: 330

Rep: Reputation: 30
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.
Old 01-26-2005, 02:49 PM   #4
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Walls
Distribution: Slackware 10.1;CentOS 4
Posts: 51

Rep: Reputation: 15
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?
Old 01-26-2005, 06:30 PM   #5
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Phoenix, Az.
Distribution: Xubuntu Edgy
Posts: 330

Rep: Reputation: 30
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...)


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Modifying GRUB selections gizza23 Linux - Software 3 07-13-2005 07:19 AM
Gimp help - selections cneedham Linux - Newbie 1 02-19-2005 02:01 AM
Package selections for Server Install (Mandrake & Fedora) Ollie46 Linux - Security 1 07-23-2004 09:41 AM
undo selections in dselect phil_anderer Linux - Newbie 0 02-15-2004 11:17 AM
grub time out - selections CloudBuilder Linux - Newbie 5 09-16-2003 04:04 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > SUSE / openSUSE

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:52 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration