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Should Mandriva Have Focused On More Than Just the OS?

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ostatic.com: If you follow the Linux scene, it's been hard to miss the brinksmanship with bankruptcy that Mandriva has been involved in.

The diminishing of the operating system

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itworld.com: Do Mandriva's current troubles mark the end of standalone Linux sales? This will not make me popular, but I seriously think it's time for Mandriva to start to wrap up it’s affairs and close up shop.

Mandriva 2011: A Different Linux Experience

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makeuseof.com: Mandriva isn’t considered to be a major player in the Linux world anymore, but it used to be back when it was still called Mandrake. A couple months ago, Mandriva let loose their 2011 release, providing another impressive experience. Let’s take a look, why don’t we?

Mandriva Bankruptcy Crisis Averted, For Now

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ostatic.com: Mandriva users have been anxiously awaiting word from corporate whether the first user-friendly distribution would be forced to cease operations. The decision, which has been postponed twice in the last week, has finally come down. Too bad it's really a "good news, bad news" situation.

Mandriva Decision Delayed Again

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ostatic.com: The fate of Mandriva is still in flux today as Jean-Manuel Croset posted of yet another delay in determining the future of the once popular Linux distribution.

Mandriva Delays Bankruptcy Decision

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ostatic.com: In a short post today Jean-Manuel Croset said that recent events have lead the failing company to postpone any final decisions for a week.

Is Mandriva Finished This Time?

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ostatic.com: Public details are still a bit sketchy, but if the various forum posts are accurate, Mandriva will most likely shut their doors on January 16.

Geek-in-Pink: Jonquil McDaniel, owner of xjonquilx

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darkduck.com: My today's guest is Jonquil McDaniel. She is Linux user with more than 6 year experience and owner of the blog xjonquilx | Sabayon, Ubuntu, Fedora, Oh My! She calls herself Geek-in-Pink sometimes. Now she brings in some pink colour into my blog.

10 things Mandriva is doing right for Linux

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techrepublic.com: The latest release of Mandriva has moved this distribution to the front of the pack. Jack Wallen explains why.

How Mandriva was built

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techradar.com: The distro now known as Mandriva has been making headlines since its inception - unfortunately not all of the press has been flattering. It's the distro the community first loved, and now just loves to hate.

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