SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension

Turn SUSE Linux Enterprise Server into a fully featured development or administrator workstation environment to improve productivity and improve code quality. SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension includes all of the productivity applications that are included in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, so you can conveniently access the workstation functionality you need from your server.

Key Applications
  • Mozilla Firefox web browser
  • Evolution email & calendaring
  • Pidgin instant messaging
  • Shotwell photo manager
  • Rhythmbox music player
  • LibreOffice office productivity suite
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Version 12

System Requirements

Recommendations for specific uses
  • 512 MiB to 4 GiB RAM, at least 256 MiB per CPU
  • 4 GiB hard-disk space, 16 GiB for snapshot/rollback of the OS
  • Network interface (Ethernet, wireless or modem)
  • For Xen virtual host server—at least 512 MiB RAM for each virtual host server
  • For KVM virtual host server—KVM's limits are equal to those of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • For Xen or KVM virtual machines—at least an additional 256 MiB RAM for each virtual machine
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  • For print servers—a relatively faster processor or additional processors to improve server-based printing
  • For web servers—additional RAM to improve caching, and additional processors to improve web application performance
  • For database servers—additional RAM to improve caching, and multiple disks for parallel I/O
  • For file servers—additional memory and disks, or a Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) system to improve I/O throughput
Minimum Linux server system requirements for installation
  • Local Installation: 512 MiB RAM, 512 MiB Swap recommended
  • 2 GiB available disk space (more recommended, 8.5 GiB for all patterns)
  • 16 GiB for snapshot/rollback of the OS
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Increase Productivity

Workstation Extension improves productivity by allowing you to collaborate and communicate in real-time with your co-workers during system troubleshooting.

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Improve Code Quality

It also enables you to develop, test, and deploy your applications from a single system and eliminate errors that can occur when copying and configuring code and files.

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Includes the Essential Applications

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension includes all of the productivity applications that are included in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. It gives you the LibreOffice suite as well as a web browser, email, calendaring, instant messaging and more.