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Server and home linux

  1. 1. Home Linux (Ubuntu) Server Linux (SUSE) Tyler Largin & Dennis McNeal
  2. 2. Both flavors of Linux have identical terminal modes•Any standard command that you enter in Home Linux works in Server Linux •They are Visually Identical •They both offer Identical menu bars SUSE Ubuntu
  3. 3. Server Linux offers better Automatic detection •SUSE will detect that a .jar file requires Java runtimeenvironment and automatically download the software for it •Ubuntu will often force the user to download the software to run the file manually
  4. 4. Home Linux is more user Friendly •The Programs and Application Catalog are much more graphic based and more intuitive •The GUI is more approachable andrecognizable to people who have used Windows or Mac operating systems Ubuntu
  5. 5. Server Linux has YAST and Home Linux does not• You can only do local administration on Home Linux• Server Linux allows you to administer Clients and servers on multiple machines by using YaST
  6. 6. Server Linux has a robust amount of installation options• In server Linux you can choose everything from using KDE and GNOME to select specific packages like DHCP being installed on the system• When you install Home Linux you have very few options on customizing your installation (UBUNTU) (SUSE)
  7. 7. Home Linux has a much shorter update cycle• Server Linux releases an update every 8 months• Home Linux releases an update every 6 months
  8. 8. Server and Home Linux both have the same file system layout• They both save external device information in the /dev directory• They both also save User data in the /usr directory (Ubuntu) (KDE)
  9. 9. Server and Home Linux use different default desktop environments.• SUSE by default uses the KDE environment• UBUNTU by default uses Gnome by default
  10. 10. Home Linux and Server Linux arebased off different distributions • Ubuntu Linux is based off the Debian Linux • SUSE Linux is based off of the Slackware Linux
  11. 11. Home and Server Linux both offer a large selection of compatible programs • They both offer open source applications • They both offer packages to customize the look and feel of the user experience (UBUNTU) (SUSE)
  12. 12. Sources• http://askville.amazon.com/SimilarQuestions.do?req=Windows-XP- installed-computer-dual-boot-Ubuntu-Linux-system• http://www.ubuntugeek.com/the-ubuntu-release-cycle.html• http://en.opensuse.org/Lifetime• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuF6CpML3IQ• http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/21908

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