Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Mandriva Foundation gets a name

Filed under
MDV

In a post on the Mandriva Project's Community Blog, Jean-Claude Vanier has announced that the foundation for the Mandriva Linux distribution will be called "OpenMandriva".

The new name of the foundation was chosen as it was both the winner of an online poll and the name selected by Mandriva SA, the French company entity behind Mandriva.

Update: Speaking to The H, Charles-H. Schulz, who is assisting Mandriva SA as an advisor, said that the name of the distribution will eventually chosen by the community once the OpenMandriva foundation has been properly setup, at which point the company "will no longer control this project".

full post




More in Tux Machines

RaspEX Linux Brings Ubuntu 16.10 with LXDE Desktop to Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton is back with a new release, and this time he managed to publish a new build of his RaspEX Linux project for Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 single-board computers. Read more

Black Lab Linux 9 to Launch in June as Version 10 Is Planned for November 2017

Softpedia was informed by Black Lab Software that the managed to publish an initial roadmap for the next point releases and major versions of the Ubuntu-based Black Lab Linux operating system in 2017. Read more

What a Linux Desktop Does Better

After I resolved to adopt Linux, my confidence grew slowly but surely. Security-oriented considerations were compelling enough to convince me to switch, but I soon discovered many more advantages to the Linux desktop. For those still unsure about making the transition, or those who have done so but may not know everything their system can do, I'll showcase here some of the Linux desktop's advantages. Read more

Slackware-Based Zenwalk Linux Gets New ISO Snapshot with GTK3 Build of Firefox

The development team behind the Slackware-based Zenwalk GNU/Linux distribution have announced the release and general availability of a new ISO snapshot image with all the latest software versions and some exciting new features. Read more