SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

8 Reasons Why SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is for You!

Fun to Use, Cost-Effective, and Designed for Mixed IT Environments

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop delivers essential office functionality affordably. It coexists with Windows, Mac, UNIX, and other operating systems. In addition, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop gives you dozens of leading applications, including a web browser, email, collaboration tools, and multimedia players—all at no extra cost.

1. Fun to Use
This is a Linux desktop you will clamor to use. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop delivers an intuitive desktop experience through an award-winning graphical user interface, integrated search and accessibility capabilities, and powerful 3D graphical effects. Give your users the very best: a Linux desktop, available in a host of languages, that gives you a dramatically new way to be productive. More ›

2. Slash your desktop costs
Tired of paying high prices for Windows? Then switch to a Linux desktop. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop can cost up to 90 percent less than Windows and Office, making this Linux desktop more than pay for itself. Change the way you think about your desktop platform and lower your costs today. More ›

3. Be more productive
Get more bang for your buck. Want a web browser? Check. Want email and calendaring? Check. Want instant messaging, multimedia and dozens of other essential applications? Check, check, check. Get the Linux desktop that comes bundled with dozens of leading applications—all at no extra cost. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is the all-in-one desktop solution that ramps up productivity. More ›

4. Easily work with Windows and others
Your operating systems don't have to be at war. Choose the Linux desktop that plays best with your current IT environment. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop supports leading multimedia file formats and thousands of plug-and-play devices. It also integrates with Microsoft Active Directory and connects to Novell® GroupWise® and Microsoft Exchange. More ›

5. Have Enterprise Support at your fingertips
Getting an active subscription to SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop means we've got you covered. You get maintenance updates, bug fixes, and security patches. You get email and telephone support from our award-winning technical services organization. You get technology assurance and product upgrades at no additional charge. And most importantly, you get peace of mind. More ›

6. Gain Enterprise-class Security
Protect your desktop from harmful virus attacks, malware, and other security threats. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop comes with AppArmor, which creates a firewall around each application you use. This Linux desktop also comes with other features like an integrated VPN and antivirus tools so you can deliver bullet-proof security in your enterprise. More ›

7. Manage with ease
Reduce headaches. No more interruptions for your users whenever you need to patch your Linux desktops. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop includes a suite of tools that make it easy to install, configure and maintain your Linux desktop. You can also use SUSE Manager to centrally manage and update your desktops. More ›

8. Go Green
Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Going green can help you reduce consumption of valuable resources and save you money. This Linux desktop has key features for smart power management. Its lower system requirements, compared to Windows, let you reuse existing hardware instead of buying new machines. Finally, you can now go green by deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop as a virtual desktop from the data center or cloud, without sacrificing quality or performance.

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Version 12

System Requirements

  • Personal computer with an AMD64 or Intel64 processor
  • 1 GB physical RAM
  • 4 GB available disk space
  • 1024x768 display resolution
  • 3D accelerated (openGL) graphics chipset
Recommended System Requirements
  • 4 GB physical RAM
  • 20 GB available disk space
  • 1280x1024 display resolution
Recommended Processors
  • AMD64
  • Intel64
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Plays Well with Others

SUSE designed SUSE Linux Office to interoperate with Windows, Mac, and UNIX operating systems so you can easily leverage your existing IT investments. Having operating systems battling on your desktop doesn't help anyone. You don't have to choose between Windows and Linux when you can have Windows AND Linux.

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Cut Costs with Added Flexibility

Because SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is based on open source software, it provides you greater flexibility than proprietary platforms. You can tailor virtually any element of the desktop to your specific needs. Unlike Windows, advanced configuration does not require a separate software stack that costs you additional licensing and training fees.

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Includes Dozens of Bundled Applications

With a web browser, email, calendaring, instant messaging, and dozens of other applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop has you covered. Get the Linux desktop that comes bundled with dozens of leading applications—all at no extra cost. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is the market's leading all-in-one desktop solution.

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