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Mandriva releases USB FLash drive Linux distribution

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MDV Linux developer Mandriva has updated its operating-system-on-a-stick with the release of Mandriva Flash 2010, which includes a bootable version of the software on a USB Flash drive.

Also: Mandriva will be present to the Netbook World Summit 2009

Happy first time Linux users, with Mandriva 2010

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MDV I recently setup a new computer for a friend, who’s win98 computer had broken some time ago. Purchased a really cheap new PC. Now, I had the difficult call to make, as to Mandriva or Ubuntu.

Mandriva Linux Community Words: Buchan Milne

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MDV For this second interview we are going to South Africa to meet Buchan Milne.

Mandriva 2010.0: Quite Possibly The Best KDE Distro This Year

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MDV The new wave of Linux distribution’s is finally here. The latest versions of Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE and more are already released, and Mandriva completes the list with it’s latest offering, version 2010, which was also recently released. How does it compare?

NetworkManager in Mandriva

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MDV Already for some time, I experience some annoyances in Mandriva’s wifi configuration tools especially when moving my laptop from one to another location with a different wifi network where I connect to.

Ubuntu 9.10 Live CD and Mandriva One 2010 Compared

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Ubuntu For this review, however, I’m doing a two-for-one – revewing and comparing two very popular distros. For the reader, I think it makes it very easy (or easier) to evaluate distros.

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.0 With GNOME

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2010.0 desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

Mandriva One 2010.0 (including Moblin UI)

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MDV If you have had trouble with the new Ubuntu 9.10 distribution, or you are a bit reluctant about it because of the numerous reports of problems circulating... or even if you are just becoming uneasy about the direction that Canonical is moving, then this could be a very good time to take a look at Mandriva Linux.

Mandriva Linux 2010 (Free)

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MDV For this review I picked the Mandriva Linux 2010 (Free) version. This version contains 100% free software and weighs in at a chunky 4.3GB when you download it.

Mandriva Linux 2010 – Perhaps The Best Linux Release All Year

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MDV Mandriva Linux 2010 was recently released and brings lots of nice improvements to an already nice system. The best two so far have been the increased stability and performance.

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