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The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 1

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Introduction and Installation

In this chapter, you’ll learn about SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and how to install it. You’ll read how it relates to other versions of SUSE Linux and how modules are used to deliver functionality in a flexible way.

Understanding SUSE Linux Enterprise

Linux is an open source operating system. That means that the programs are available for free and that anyone can install Linux without having to pay for it. It also means that the source code for all software in Linux is freely available. There are no secrets in open source. Because of this freedom, Linux features can be used by anyone and implemented in a specific ...

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