Chapter 1. Welcome to SUSE Linux

And a fine place it is to begin! Whether you are brand new to Linux or moving from another distribution, you will find SUSE Linux easy to use and powerful to work with. SUSE Linux Unleashed is here to help you get the most out of it. This chapter will give you a brief overview of SUSE Linux, with hints on how to use the rest of this book.

What Is SUSE Linux?

The first thing anyone wants to know is “where does this SuSE thing come from, why is it spelled funny, and how do I pronounce it?” Fair questions.

  • The Gesellschaft für Software- und System-Entwicklung (Corporation for Software and System Development) was founded in 1992 in Nuremberg, ...

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