Novell's SUSE LINUX 9.2 Live Eval Now Available for Download

29 October 2004

Novell today announced the availability of the live evaluation DVD of SUSE LINUX 9.2 for download. This free offering will enable Linux users to trial the latest open source desktop, server and application functionality that has become the hallmark of the SUSE LINUX consumer distribution.

The LiveDVD comes with both GNOME 2.6 and KDE 3.3 desktops, a number of popular applications and includes the latest technical enhancements of the 2.6.8 kernel. SUSE LINUX 9.2 will boot directly from the DVD without modifying the hard disk. It enables users to learn about and test the functions and applications of this new system without installing it on the hard disk and consequently offers an easy and convenient way to review the operating system. In addition to English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, and Dutch, the LiveDVD supports a variety of other languages.

The SUSE LINUX 9.2 LiveDVD provides a perfect starting point for many individuals from whence to move on to the full retail solution, SUSE LINUX Professional 9.2. With SUSE LINUX Professional 9.2, Novell provides the latest and greatest Linux technology available to a broad audience by bringing together thousands of open source software packages into an ideal Linux operating system.

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Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL) is a leading provider of information solutions that deliver secure identity management (Novell Nsure™), Web application development (Novell exteNd™) and cross-platform networking services (Novell Nterprise™), all supported by strategic consulting and professional services (Novell NgageSM). Active in the open source community with its Ximian® and SUSE LINUX brands, Novell provides a full range of Linux products and services for the enterprise, from the desktop to the server. Novell’s vision of one Net – a world without information boundaries – helps customers realize the value of their information securely and economically. For more information, call Novell’s Customer Response Center at (888) 321-4CRC (4272) or visit Press should visit

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