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Open SUSE® 11.0 and SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server Bible by Justin Davies, Roger Whittaker

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Appendix A. What's on the DVD

IN THIS APPENDIX

  • System requirements

  • what's on the DVD

  • Troubleshooting tips

This appendix provides you with information on the contents of the DVD that accompanies this book.

System Requirements

Make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements listed in this section. If your computer doesn't match up to most of these requirements, you may have a problem using the contents of the DVD.

  • PC with an Intel, AMD or compatible processor running at 300 Mhz or faster

  • At least 256MB of total RAM installed on your computer; for best performance, we recommend at least 512MB

  • A DVD-ROM drive

What's on the DVD

The DVD included with this book contains the dual architecture (32-bit and 64-bit) openSUSE 11.0 distribution DVD for computers with x86, AMD64, or EM64T processors. This will install on almost all modern computers with an Intel or AMD processor. As you read the book, you will find more information about what is included in the distribution, but it contains everything you need to get started with SUSE Linux. To obtain the openSUSE 11.0 source code, go to http://download.opensuse.org/distribution/11.0/repo/src-oss/suse/src/.

For more information about installing the openSUSE 11.0 version included on the DVD, see Chapter 1.

You can obtain a boxed retail version of openSUSE 11.0 in some countries: see the Novell web site for details (www.novell.com). You can also purchase SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop software from the Novell ...

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