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01.11.07

Opensuse Taken to Task by Ubuntu Linux

Posted in GNOME, GNU/Linux, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu at 7:06 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

While many consider Opensuse to be the best distribution out there, others find it difficult and not dependable. There seems to be an increasing number of stories from people whose hardware and habits fail to cope with Opensuse. Then, many of them move to Ubuntu GNU/Linux, which is where plenty of the hype resides and settles nowadays. To present one such story:

Last week, I actually installed Novell’s openSuse 10.2 over Ubuntu. “The grass is greener on the other side” they say. So I thought…boy was I wrong! Not to bad mouth Suse but it failed miserably in speed, stability, and ease of use when compared to Ubuntu. Having tried openSuse and Fedora, I now join the multitude of Linux users in saying that Ubuntu is by far the most user-friendly distribution available.

Here are some more recent stories where Ubuntu beats Opensuse.

With an estimated 8 million users, it seems like somewhat of a bloodbath. Ubuntu had returned to top positions in DistroWatch, but be sure to read our most recent referral to these statistics, which should always be taken with a grain of salt.

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2 Comments

  1. Steve Thompson said,

    March 27, 2007 at 12:57 am

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    I too have made the switch from OpenSuSE to Ubuntu Linux. I agree that Ubuntu is far superior than OpenSuSE. You can find my story about Ubuntu and OpenSuSE Linux on my website at http://www.creativewebnet.com

    Kudos,

    Steve

  2. Mark said,

    October 29, 2007 at 3:51 pm

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    And I have made the switch from openSUSE 10.2 to openSUSE 10.3. And I agree that 10.3 is superior than 10.2 and far superior than Ubuntu 7.10.

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