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SUSE Linux 10.1 Beta9

If you register during "Update Configuration" to setup your system for Online Updates and get an error messages, try to press "Ok" and then try again.

SUSE Linux 10.1 Beta9

SUSE Linux 10.1 Beta9

  • If you register during "Update Configuration" to setup your system for Online Updates and get an error messages, try to press "Ok" and then try again.
  • After successfull registration, you are offered an Online Update. The repository for that might not be up-to-date - and if it is, it will contain quite a number of patches to test Online Update.
  • Installation of downloaded release notes fails due to a RPM signature check.
  • Registration setup on x86-64 will fail with error:

Bug 162302

A special Add-On CD with non-OSS software is available as well from [1]. If this one is used during installation, note the following

  • The Add-on CD needs far to many CD changes Bug 159679
  • The progress (number of packages to install) is not updated Bug 161298

Downloads: Released Version - Development Version - Package Repositories - Download Help - Installation Help

Choose the Version

For your convenience, the openSUSE project delivers several different versions of SUSE Linux that you can download, install and redistribute. Choose from the latest released version -- the best choice for those who wish to use SUSE Linux on their personal system as an everyday operating system, or the latest development build ? intended for those who wish to contribute bugs or patches to the openSUSE project. Find what the press writes about SUSE Linux.

Depending on the speed of your Internet connection, it may take several hours to download SUSE Linux. If you prefer to avoid a lengthy download process, you may purchase a copy of SUSE Linux 10.0 with printed manuals and free installation support at a retail shop, a web store, or directly from Novell. You can find more information on our retail edition on SUSE Linux products page


Released Version

SUSE Linux 10.0 features an easy-to-install Linux operating system that lets you browse the Web, send e-mail, chat with friends, organize digital photos, play movies and songs, and create documents and spreadsheets. You can even use it to host a Web site or blog, create a home network, and develop your own applications. It is the most recent stabilized, fully integrated edition of SUSE Linux. If you are looking for a stable version of Linux to run on your personal computer or home server, this is the best choice. For more information about SUSE Linux 10.0 please visit our product information pages or check the recent reviews of SUSE Linux.

The Evaluation edition of SUSE Linux contains some proprietary components such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, RealNetworks RealPlayer, Sun Java Runtime Environment and Macromedia Flash Player. The Evaluation edition does not time out in any way.

Please read the complete list of Known Issues at:

We've created on (and on the mirrors of it) a repository with some non-OSS software. The same software is also available via two non-OSS CDs that can be used during installation as Add-On Media. There's one media for both i386 and x86-64 (SUSE-Linux-10.1-beta9-Addon-BiArch) and one for PowerPC (SUSE-Linux-10.1-beta9-Addon-ppc).

Have a lot of fun!

P.S. Here're all the details for downloading:

SUSE Linux 10.1 is offered via bittorrent and via normal download. Please use a mirror or the URL which directs you to a mirror.

The distribution comes with 5 CDs. You need: 

* CD1 only for a minimal text installation (English)
* CDs 1-3 for a default KDE or GNOME installation in German or English
* All CDs for other selections


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Posted on: February 12, 2008

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