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RE: RE: Fedora and the System Administrator -- are my assumptions on SuSE incorrect?



No problem, but don't take my title, I am probably the newest newbie
here! :)

Buck

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Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 8:12 PM
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Subject: Re: RE: Fedora and the System Administrator -- are my
assumptions on SuSE incorrect?



> I am running SuSE 8.2 Personal (also tried Mandrake 9.1 and briefly 
> tried Debian Woody). I may be wrong, but I believe that YaST and YaST2

> are not redistributable. Since YaST is the installer for SuSE, you end

> up with something you can not freely load on other machines. I -MAY- 
> be wrong, but I think that is the whole reason behind not having 
> downloadable SuSE ISO's, and why on the few occasions you DO find SuSE

> ISO's on a public FTP server, they are pulled quickly.
> 
> That's part of the reason I am here. I am looking for a desktop 
> distribution that is freely distributable, easy to install, and that 
> will have good user guides. I would hope with a community project, you

> do not pay for up2date - but use a similar tool - although I'm often 
> wrong. I feel that with the backing of RH, Fedora will meet all those 
> requirements. Since I'm downloading Severn ISO's right now, take my 
> above comments as a rank amatuer newbie.
> 
> 

Guess I should have read the COMPLETE thread before posting. Good thing
I had the "newbie" disclaimer in there. Thanks Buck for confirming that
you can install SuSE on mutiple computers as long as no profit is
involved. 

But I'll STILL give Fedora a test drive!


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