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[ale] ALE Showcase 1998
- Subject: [ale] ALE Showcase 1998
- From: esoteric at denali.atlnet.com (Linux Idiot)
- Date: Fri, 02 Oct 1998 01:21:22 +0000
Chris Ricker wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, Linux Idiot wrote:
> > Michael H. Warfield wrote:
> > >
> > > jkinney enscribed thusly:
> > > > The package you referred to is Linux Office 99 from SUSE.
> > >
> > > YES! That's it!
> > >
> > > I was just having a momentary brain fart and could not remember
> > > where it was from to save my soul.
> > >
> > > Thank you!
> > Just checked out SUSE web site, and they give a pretty good description
> > of the goodies, including GIMP, 'a fax solution,' KDE and ADABAS D
> > Personal Edition (SQL database). I think I'm going to go for it. I'm
> > going to check out the info page to see if there are any gotchas with it
> > being an SUSE dist. and I'm running RH. Says any release of Linux
> > (1.2.13 or better).
> Be careful. My understanding is that if you get the Applix from Applix, it
> will have both glibc and libc5 versions and packaged in RPMs compatible with
> RedHat (as well as a tarball). Applix from SuSE is reputed to be libc5 only,
> and then you get the fun complication of its RPMs possibly not being
> intended for the RedHat file system layout. Personally, it's worth $20 to
> get the glibc version (assuming that's true--I've not actually checked).
Yeah, I tried to call them and check out these specifics. No one home,
to late, I guess. I'm going to try again tomorrow.
> Chris Ricker kaboom at gatech.edu
> chris.ricker at m.cc.utah.edu
Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????