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Mandriva: A Call to Arms

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unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: News regarding the fate of Mandriva has not been coming hard and fast despite the failing fortunes of this once popular Linux distribution. However, a recent corporate blog post by current Mandriva COO Jean-Manuel Croset reveals the uncertain future of Mandriva Linux.

Mandriva's Alive!

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Ahoy Mandriva! Are you still out there?

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itwire.com: 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?

The Trouble With Mandriva

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linuxinsider.com: Now that Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Mint are enjoying such widespread attention and success, it's increasingly difficult to remember that not all distros are sharing in the same good fortune. Take Mandriva, for example.

Mandriva the Woolworth’s of the Linux world.

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cannon-linux.co.uk: Mandriva or as some of us remember it Mandrake is in it’s death throes yet again, it would seem they are in financial difficulties and may have to go into liquidation. At the time of writing this post they have had a reprieve till mid February thanks to a donation by the Paris Region Economic Development Agency however their future looks decidedly dicey to say the least.

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.

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