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Mandriva Linux 2010 Alpha 1 and 2010 specifications

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Mandriva Linux 2010 Alpha 1 is now available on public mirrors. This first alpha is available only through Free version, 32 and 64 bits DVDs.This development release is the first one realized without mkcd, our historical build tool, but using bcd.

This first release comes also with specifications document available on wiki. This document is composed by specifications that was not finalized in 2009 Spring, internal Mandriva proposals but also Community proposals through Mandriva Ideas web site.

Among many items you will find:

>> improve boot time
>> clean and complete grub and install menu
>> use of Plymouth
>> packaging of Moblin

rest here




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