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SUSE Linux Enterprise RSS Feed DistroWatch.com: SUSE Linux Enterprise

SUSE Linux Enterprise

Last Update: 2019-04-11 06:22 UTC


SUSE Linux Enterprise is an interoperable platform for mission-critical computing.  SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is an enterprise-quality Linux desktop that's ready for routine business use.  It provides interoperability with existing systems and many office applications.  It also delivers flexibility for desktop and notebook clients, thin-client devices, and high-end technical workstations.  SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is designed to handle mission-critical workloads. It is an open, scalable, solution that comes with integrated Xen-based virtualization, application security, and systems management across a range of hardware architectures.  SUSE Linux Enterprise Server provides interoperability with Windows and other platforms, and it provides a secure foundation for a broad range of edge, departmental and data center needs.

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Average visitor rating: 9.62/10 from 21 review(s).


SUSE Linux Enterprise Summary
Distribution SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
Home Page http://www.suse.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://forums.suse.com/forum.php
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://www.suse.com/documentation/
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://www.suse.com/download-linux/
Bug Tracker https://bugzilla.suse.com/
Related Websites Wikipedia (Desktop) • Wikipedia (Server)
Reviews 12: Heise (German)
11: The RegisterSourceForge (Japanese) • LinuxPlanetZDNet Blogs
10: Dr.Dobb'sPro-Linux (German) • ComputingOSNewsOSNews
9: Network WorldHardware Upgrade (Italian) • Linux JournalOSNewsLinuxPlanetNetwork WorldLWN
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2019-06-24: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1
 • 2019-03-22: Development Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 RC 1
 • 2018-12-15: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP4
 • 2018-07-19: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15
 • 2017-10-27: Development Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Beta 1
 • 2017-09-07: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3
 • 2016-11-08: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP2
 • 2015-12-22: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1
 • 2015-07-17: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4
 • 2014-10-28: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
 • 2013-07-09: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3
 • 2012-02-29: Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2
 • More SUSE releases...

  Headlines:
 •2019-03-17 SUSE becomes independent
 •2018-06-27 SUSE's reproducible builds
 •2018-04-03 SUSE to support Raspberry Pi images
 •2017-08-29 SUSE creates new community repo
 •2017-08-24 SLE continues to back Btrfs
 •2016-10-24 SLE and ARM support
 •2016-04-15 SUSE Linux Enterprise JeOS
 • More SUSE headlines...

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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "plasma-desktop" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 15 12-SP4 11-SP3 10-SP3 9
Release Date 2018-06-25 2018-12-12 2013-07-08 2009-10-20 2004-11-08
End Of Life     2019-03    
Price (US$)         50
Image Size (MB) 600-1200 3000-4400      
Free Download ISO (60-day eval) ISO (60-day eval) ISO (60-day eval) ISO (60-day eval) ISO (30-day eval)
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME, KDE
Package Management RPM RPM RPM RPM RPM
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o OO.o
Processor Architecture armv7, armv8, IBM Z, Power, x86_64 ppc, system z, x86_64 i586, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64 i586, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64 i586, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd SysV SysV SysV
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual cs, de, en, es, fr, hu, it, nl, po, pt_BR, ru, se cs, de, en, es, fr, hu, it, nl, po, pt_BR, ru, se Yes Yes de, en, es, fr, it, pt_br
Asian Language Support ar, ja, kr, zh_CN, zh_TW ar, ja, kr, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, kr, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, kr, zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW
Full Package List 15 12-sp4 11-sp3 10-sp3 9
Package 15 12-SP4 11-SP3 10-SP3 9
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.5 1.0.27.2 1.0.18 1.0.11 1.0.3
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- --
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.3 3.2 3.1 2.05b
bind (9.15.2) 9.11.2 9.11.2 9.6ESVR7P4 9.3.4 9.2.3
chromium (76.0.3809.100) -- -- -- -- --
cups (2.2.12) 2.2.7 1.7.5 1.3.9 1.1.23 1.1.20
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.2.4-P2 3.0.7 3.0.1rc13
e2fsprogs (1.45.3) 1.43.8 1.43.8 1.41.9 1.38 1.34
firefox (68.0.2) 52.7.3 52.9.0 17.0.4 3.5.2 0.10.0
freetype (2.10.1) 2.9 2.6.3 2.3.7 2.1.10 2.1.7
gcc (9.2.0) 7.3.1 4.8.6 4.3.4 4.1.2 3.3.3
gimp (2.10.12) 2.8.22 2.8.18 2.6.2 2.2.10 2.0.2
glibc (2.30) 2.26 2.22 2.11.3 2.4 2.3.3
gnome-shell (3.32.2) 3.26.2 3.20.4 -- -- --
gnucash (3.6) -- 2.6.2 2.2.7 -- --
gnumeric (1.12.45) -- -- -- -- 1.2.13
grub (2.04) 2.02 2.02 0.97 0.97 0.94
gtk (3.24.10) 3.22.30 3.20.10 2.18.9 2.8.11 2.4.9
httpd (2.4.41) 2.4.33 2.4.23 2.2.12 2.2.3 --
inkscape (0.92.4) 0.92.2 0.48.5 0.46 0.43 --
k3b (19.08.0) -- -- 1.0.5 1.0.4 0.11.12
kmod (26) 25 25 -- -- --
krita (4.2.5) -- -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.3.0) 6.0.4 6.0.5 3.6.5 3.1.1 1.1.3
linux (5.2.9) 4.12.14 4.12.14 3.0.76 2.6.16.60 2.6.5
Package 15 12-SP4 11-SP3 10-SP3 9
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.4.7) 10.2.15 10.2.18 -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.22.1) -- -- -- -- --
mesa (19.1.4) 18.0.2 18.0.2 9.0.3 6.4.2 4.3.99.902
mysql (8.0.17) -- -- 5.5.31 5.0.26 4.0.18
nautilus (3.32.3) 3.26.2 3.20.3 2.28.4 2.12.2 2.6.3
NVIDIA (430.40) -- -- -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- --
openjdk (12.0.1) 10.0.1 1.8.0 7u6 -- --
openssh (8.0p1) 7.6p1 7.2p2 6.2p2 4.2p1 3.8p1
openssl (1.1.1c) 1.1.0h 1.0.2p 0.9.8j 0.9.8a 0.9.7d
perl (5.30.0) 5.26.1 5.18.2 5.10.0 5.8.8 5.8.3
php (7.3.8) 7.2.5 -- 5.3.17 5.2.5 --
plasma-desktop (5.16.4) -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.4.6) 3.3.0 3.2.0 2.9.4 2.5.6 2.1.1
postgresql (11.5) 10.3 10.5 8.3.23 8.1.17 7.4.2
Python (3.7.4) 2.7.14 2.7.13 2.6.8 2.4.2 2.3.3
qt (5.13.0) 5.9.4 5.6.2 4.6.3 3.3.5 3.3.1
samba (4.10.6) 4.7.6 4.6.16 3.6.3 3.0.36 3.0.4
systemd (242) 234 228 -- -- --
thunderbird (60.8.0) 52.8.0 -- -- -- --
vim (8.1) 8.0 7.4 7.2 6.4 6.2
vlc (3.0.7.1) -- -- -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.14.1) -- -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.19.6 1.19.6 1.6.5 (6.9.0) --

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Version: 15
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-07-27
Votes: 5


The SUSE operating system is very robust, easy to use, has a variety of architecture support, and has a comprehensive global after-sales service. Strong customization capabilities are an important reason why they are irreplaceable in the global market, and they have considerable advantages in the field of supercomputers. The friendly interaction design and YaST tools that control everything make it suitable for a variety of server management and desktop management tasks. In addition, an active open source community is also an important factor in shaping its enormous influence. I totally like it.


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Version: 15
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-06-20
Votes: 18


SUSE is a distribution which I highly recommend. Please embrace it enthusiastically, it won't let you down. From a simple and efficient appearance to a refined and stable core, it is really tempered. From computer rookies to Internet geeks, it can make you feel relaxed. Through the efforts of the company and the community, a lot of work is simplified in the development stage, making it easier for users to use. This kind of action strategy is very moving. And their work is very effective because I feel it.


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Version: 15
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-06-05
Votes: 5


One of the most trusted distributions in the world, it has never been disappointing since I used it a few years ago. Focusing on the enterprise market has created its extraordinary stability. In any scenario, stability is the most basic condition to be met. This is also a prerequisite for my choice of distribution. Of course, based on stability, its efforts in ease of use and interaction are also very worthy of attention. In short, SUSE is very good in each respect.


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