Jem Matzan has written an article on desktoplinux.com about making SUSE Linux 10.1 the perfect desktop operating system. Once your system is installed, it doesn’t have all of the third party proprietary packages. Jem explains how to alleviate this issue.
“When you’re done downloading and installing SUSE Linux 10.1 OSS, your desktop system is not complete. You might still need support for Java programs, MP3 audio files, and browser plug-ins for Macromedia Flash, Adobe Acrobat, RealPlayer, and Windows Media Video. You may also want to add support for playing DVD videos on your computer, and to try out the new XGL graphical toys. Here’s how to effectively make SUSE Linux 10.1 into the perfect desktop OS.”