In August, Novell SUSE announced a community based development operation called OPEN SUSE. This on the heels of a very successful Suse Pro 9.3. The new distribution would be built on Novell’s SUSE Pro Line and would become the successor to that line. Through several test releases, watching the distribution take shape has been enjoyable and when the release of SUSE 10.0 was announced it came without fanfare. SUSE 10.0 or if you prefer OPEN SUSE 1.