Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Ahoy Mandriva! Are you still out there?

Filed under
MDV

What exactly is happening at Mandriva, the French company that markets a well-known GNU/Linux distribution but seems unable to communicate its position to its users and the public at large?

Given that it makes at least some of its money from selling software and support, the lack of clarity on its position - and subsequent dissemination of that information through the media - could very well affect what prospects it has.

The last official word from the company was on January 30 - a cryptic message that one of the minority shareholders had rejected a proposed financial bailout.

However, it continued,




More in Tux Machines

Cinnamon 3.0.4 Desktop Updates the Overlay Scrollbar, Sound and Menu Applets

While the Linux Mint 18 operating system is still in heavy development, Clement Lefebvre and his team of developers announced a new update for the Cinnamon 3.0 desktop environment. Cinnamon 3.0.4 is now the latest version of the acclaimed GNOME 3-based open-source graphical desktop interface, which will be used by default for the upcoming Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" OS, on the Cinnamon Edition, of course. It comes a few days after the release of Cinnamon 3.0.3. Read more Also: The New Control Center Is Being Worked On For GNOME 3.22

4MRecover 18.0 Data Recovery Live CD Now in Beta, Adds PhotoRec and TestDisk 7.0

Zbigniew Konojacki has informed Softpedia today about the availability of the Beta release of his upcoming 4MRecover 18.0 data recovery Live CD distrolette, which is now ready for public testing. Read more

Phoronix on Graphics

Phoronix on Linux 4.7