User Guide

SUSE Studio™ Onsite is a Web application for building and testing appliances in a Web browser. It supports the creation of virtual appliances and live systems based on SUSE Linux operating systems. The publicly hosted version is available at

This manual introduces SUSE Studio Onsite. It helps you perform key tasks like creating, testing, and deploying appliances. The manual is intended mainly for end users who want to make efficient use of SUSE Studio Onsite in everyday life.

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Bugs and Enhancement Requests

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User Comments

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Documentation Conventions

The following typographical conventions are used in this manual:

For More Information

Additional information about SUSE Studio can be found here:

Information about appliances and the SUSE Appliance Program.

The portal site about SUSE Studio with a tour, HowTos, and information for developers.