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     SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, also known as SLED, is Novell's enterprise-ready Linux desktop system. In SLED 10, you'll nd a steady and stable Linux tailored for the workplace. Whether you're a Linux beginner or a seasoned admin, you'll nd much to like with this thoroughly tuned and tested, industrial-strength distro.

     user interface improvements, and updated hardware support.


     SLED is built around the core components of SUSE Linux, including the popular YaST2 management system, the Xgl 3D graphics architecture, and the Beagle search tool. Service Pack 1 comes with improvements to the main window, updates to the control center, and an enhanced desktop effects engine. You'll also nd enhanced versions of common desktop tools, including a custom Novell edition of OpenOfce.org that comes with extras such as an OpenXML/ODF translator.


     The AppArmor security tool offers a practical approach to mandatory access control. Also included with this version are improvements to desktop lockdown utilities, as well as new tools for encrypting home directories and securing disk partitions.

     What's Inside

     SLED was designed with the goal of integration. The SLED developers wanted a trouble-free desktop that worked with Windows, worked with Linux, and worked with all the elements of Novell's networking infrastructure. Version 10 rolled out new advances in virtualization, security, and 3D graphics. The Service Pack 1 edition, which is included on this DVD, provides additional enhancements, with new security features,

     previous improvements. The recent emphasis on the popular Xen virtual machine monitor continues with enhanced Xen management and auditing tools.

     Try It

     SUSE Enterprise Linux Desktop is Novell's sleek, stable, and practical desktop Linux system. Discover why SLED is the choice for many of Novell's biggest and most tech-savvy customers.


     Virtualization has long been a priority at Novell, and SLED 10 builds upon


     Defective DVDs will be replaced. Please send an email to subs@linux-magazine.com.


     For a directory of SLED 10 documentation, see

    http://www.novell.com/ documentation/sled10. For a summary of SLED forum options, see http:// support.novell.com/forums/2su3.html. You'll also find answers and tips for working with SLED 10 at: http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/sled.

     While this Linux Magazine DVD-ROM has been tested and is to the best of our knowledge free of malicious software and defects, Linux Magazine cannot be held responsible, and is not liable for any disruption, loss, or damage to data and computer systems related to the use of this DVD. GPL and certain other source code is available at

    www.novell.com/linux/source/ and upon request. Copyright 2007. Novell Inc. All rights reserved. Novell, the Novell logo and SUSE are registered trademarks of Novell, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.


     Linux kernel 2.6.16 Gnome 2.12.2 KDE 3.5.1 Xgl 0.32 GCC 4.1.2 OpenOffice 2.1 (Novell ed.) GIMP 2.2.10 Firefox 2.0 Evolution 2.6 Gaim 1.5.0 F-Spot 0.3.5 Banshee 0.12.0 K3b 0.12.17 Alacarte 0.11.2 Baobab 2.12.2 Sabayon 2.12.3 Perl 5.8.8 Python 2.4.2 Acrobat Reader 7.0.9 Citrix ICA Client 9.0

     On this DVD:

     SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10


     ISSUE 82

     SLED 10 SP1 SEPTEMBER 2007


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