at first I thought they were to reduce cooling costs; but on bloomberg it was stressed that their intention was to have them run only in international waters; which to me means reducing legal & tax issues....
[ this link was just from an online search; given up looking for bloomberg 'talking points' online ]
ethics belong in business, and its shouldn't be just what's legal, but what's moral. do unto others, as you'd like them to....
(mentioning yast (yet another system tool) and zypper (apt-get/pacman/yum/dnf/.. hard to think of another distro without these or equivalent. yes pros/cons with all....)
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it's an easier install then debian (if you need non-free modules [drivers] etc). the only thing I wasn't able to do was load lots of DEsktops on it (gave me troubles, so rolled them back & stuck with KDE & XFCE only).
last few paragraphs contain warnings re: ODF & compat. issues with LibreOffice/OpenOffice. I've not had any such issues; but my more complex documents I tend to do in Libre only.
As for drawing - Krita would be my first choice anyway.
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