Hacking SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10

By | August 4, 2006

Novell´s SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10 is a decent business desktop operating system as-is. However, it does not appropriately meet the needs of a large portion of business professionals.

Additionally, a great many regular consumers have been enchanted by SLED 10´s ease of use and high degree of stability, but are disappointed with the home desktop software selection. This guide will show you how to install or upgrade the Java Development Kit, install software from the SUSE Linux 10.1 package repositories, and enable DVD movie playback in SLED 10.

Following most of the directions in this guide will alter your operating system in ways that are not supported by Novell. This article will show you how to modify SLED 10, and force it to depart from the standard configuration. All of these hacks have been tested and are believed to do no harm to your software; there are always possibilities, though.Read Full Story

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