SuSE course on a stick

Novell has introduced a SuSE Linux Enterprise training course on a portable USB drive.

Novell has introduced a SuSE Linux Enterprise training course on a portable USB drive.

The SuSE Linux Enterprise 10 First Class course offers a first look at the upcoming SuSE Linux Enterprise 10, including the new server and desktop products.

The course comes with the learning content and an installed version of the beta SuSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 10 on a virtual machine.

Novell said the initiative offered a flexible, cost-effective way to learn about its new platform.

The company said the USB device would run under both Windows and Linux, giving complete flexibility in how and where to study.

"Students can simply plug the drive into their computer and, via a virtualised machine experience, gain quick hands-on experience on the new platform," said Daniel Veitkus, vice-president for training services at Novell.

The USB kit costs $199 (£115) from

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