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[ale] ALE Showcase 1998



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.

> 
> later,
> chris
> 
> --
> Chris Ricker                                            kaboom at gatech.edu
>                                                chris.ricker at m.cc.utah.edu

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Until later: Geoffrey		esoteric at denali.atlnet.com

You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????