Novell SLED 10 available on select ThinkPads
We received some news from Lenovo that we thought would interest you all. Lenovo representatives informed us that Novell SLED 10 is now available on the ThinkPad T61 and R61 14-wide notebooks based on Intel Centrino processor technology, giving customers yet another opportunity to select a system with an operating system that will best meet their business needs.
Novell SLED 10 Operating System features include:
- Beagle-Integrated Search
- Firefox-Internet Browser
- RealPlayer, Macromedia Flash Player, Banshee, F-Spot-Multimedia support
- XGL 3-D Graphics-3D rendered interface
- OpenOffice.org Novell Edition-Productivity Applications
- Evolution Gaim-Collaboration Applications
Lenovo will provide direct support for both the hardware and operating system. Novell will provide maintenance updates for the operating system directly to ThinkPad notebook customers. Pricing starts at $949. In February, Lenovo's pre-integrated Novell Linux offering will expand to include select Penryn based ThinkPads. You can find more information about the notebooks on the Lenovo blogs right here.