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Mandriva Releases 2011 Beta 1

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ostatic.com: In what could be seen as a coincidence, Mandriva announced 2011 beta 1 today, just one day after Mageia released their alpha 2. As you might guess, the similarities are distinct, but then there are significant differences as well.

Mandriva 2011 Alpha 2 Released, Screenshot Tour

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news.softpedia.com: Mandriva, through Eugeni Dodonov, announced on the last day of February the immediate availability for testing of the second Alpha version of the upcoming Mandriva 2011 Linux operating system.

Mandriva 2011 Alpha2

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blog.mandriva.com: 2nd Alpha version of Mandriva 2011 should be appearing on mirrors shortly.

Mandriva Linux 2011 Alpha 1: A Quick Peek

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  • Mandriva Linux 2011 Alpha 1: A Quick Peek
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Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 Released

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blog.mandriva.com: I am pleased to announce to you that the iso of Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 just went out, and should be available in devel/isos/2011 directory on your favorite mirror shortly!

Mandriva 2011 Delayed Due to Major Changes

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ostatic.com: Mandriva 2011 has been delayed primarily because of the team's major change to RPM5. Because a preview was promised today, a Mandriva Technology Preview is being released to showcase some of the newest changes.

Mandriva 2010.2 makes Linux easy

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mybroadband.co.za: Mandriva Linux's latest release is testament to the work done by developers to make it one of the easiest to use Linux releases ever.

NFS Server And Client On Mandriva 2010.1 Spring

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This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Mandriva 2010.1 Spring. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk.

Mandriva 2010.2 Screenshots Tour

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unixmen.com: Mandriva 2010.2 is an incremental update on top of Mandriva 2010.1, incorporating all the security and bugfix updates since its release.some of these packages were updated more than once (for example, firefox and thunderbird went through several releases since 2010.1). Find in this post some screenshots from this new update release.

Mandriva 2010.2 is out

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blog.mandriva.com: Please welcome the Mandriva 2010.2 release, which is coming to a mirror nearby you right now!

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