SUSE Linux

What Does SUSE Linux Mean?

SUSE Linux is a type of Linux distribution operating system built on open source Linux that is delivered with certain open-source application software. SUSE stands for Software und System-Entwicklung (translation: software and systems development) and SUSE is a product of German developers from Gesellschaft für Software und System Entwicklung mbH in Nuremberg, Germany.


Techopedia Explains SUSE Linux

After starting out as a service provider, the Gesellschaft für Software und System Entwicklung mbH company built teams who created SUSE and it became useful in successive versions as a type of Linux supporting certain kinds of software as a type of spinoff of the Slackware Linux distribution.

Ultimately, Novell bought SUSE Linux and subsequently created the openSUSE, the next distribution supported by a developer community.


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