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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux distribution supplied by Novell, targeted at the business market. It is supposed to be run mainly on servers, but some desktop software is included as well. New versions are released at an interval of 18-24 months. During that period the selected software is put under heavy testing with the intention that only mature, stable versions of the included components will make it through to the released product. A Linux distribution is a Unix-like operating system comprising the Linux kernel and other assorted free software/open-source software, and possibly proprietary software. ... Novell, Inc. ... In computing, a server is a software application that carries out some task (i. ... Desktop computer with several common peripherals (Monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers, microphone and a printer) A desktop computer is an independent personal computer that is made especially for use on a desk in an office or home. ...


The current version is 9, released in August 2004. Service Pack 3 was released in December 2005. It is supported by the major hardware vendors - IBM, HP, Sun Microsystems, Dell, SGI and Fujitsu Siemens Computers and is currently the only Linux distribution that has achieved CAPP/EAL4+ (Controlled Access Protection Profile/Evaluation Assurance Level 4+) certification. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM, or colloquially, Big Blue) NYSE: IBM (incorporated June 15, 1911, in operation since 1888) is headquartered in Armonk, NY, USA. The company manufactures and sells computer hardware, software, infrastructure services and consulting services. ... ... Sun Microsystems, Inc. ... Dell Inc. ... Silicon Graphics, Inc. ... Fujitsu Siemens Computers is a European IT vendor, selling consumer and business computing products in the markets of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. ...


The SLES 9 codebase is the foundation of Novell Linux Desktop - Novell's desktop distribution for business use. Novell Linux Desktop is a desktop-oriented Linux distribution supplied by Novell, Inc. ...


SLES is also an important part of Novell Open Enterprise Server, which brings all the networking services that were previously available only on NetWare to the Linux platform. Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) is a network software product by Novell, Inc. ... NetWare is a network operating system and the set of network protocols it uses to talk to client machines on the network. ...


See also

SUSE (properly pronounced , but often pronounced /suzi/) is a major retail Linux distribution, produced in Germany. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Linux distributions differ in several important aspects. ...

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (341 words)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux distribution supplied by Novell, targeted at the business market.
SLES has been developed based on SUSE Linux by a small team led by Marcus Kraft and Bernhard Kaindl as principal developer who was supported by Joachim Schröder.
SLES is also an important part of Novell Open Enterprise Server, which brings all the networking services that were previously available only on NetWare to the Linux platform.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (863 words)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), formerly Novell Linux Desktop is a desktop-oriented Linux distribution supplied by Novell and targeted at the business market.
The current version is SLED 10, which is developed from a common codebase with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as well as YaST for installation and configuration.
Novell's effort on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 was led by Nat Friedman, one of the two founders of Ximian.
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