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SLES 10: Not Your Father's Suse

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Aside from the obvious changes wrought from the switch from KDE to Gnome, the default desktop layout has changed completely in SLES 10. Gone is the throat-lozenge-with-a-red-N applications menu, along with nearly all of SLES 9's taskbar clutter.

It appears that there's been lots of Linux activity in Utah lately: Novell's SLES (Suse Linux Enterprise Server) 10 is a much different distribution than SLES 9, from stem to stern.

Judging by the graphical user interface of the preview version I tested, it appears that part of Novell's master plan involves borrowing heavily from Apple. From the first boot of the installation CD to the first true boot of an installed server, it's clear that the layout and design of the GUI takes a page from Mac OS X Latest News about OS X, and does it well.

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