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Health Check: Mandriva

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h-online.com: Mandriva began life in July 1998 as Linux Mandrake in France in Gael Duval's bedroom after he ported a KDE 1.0 desktop onto Red Hat Linux 5.1, uploaded the result onto two FTP servers, went away on holiday, and came back to find that he had a popular and successful Linux distribution on his hands.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes Feb 15 - 28

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: The kernel is now updated to 2.6.33 final. As usual, KernelNewbies has a complete overview of the changes in this new kernel. Some noteworthy changes include:

15 Awesome Mandriva Linux Wallpapers

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junauza.com: 15 Awesome Mandriva Linux Wallpapers: We've featured several distro-specific wallpapers before. This time, I'll be giving tribute to one of the best Linux distributions around, by sharing with you yet another set of beautiful desktop wallpapers.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes Feb 1 - 14

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: GNOME is now at version 2.29.90 (the first beta of GNOME 2.30). Compared with the previous alpha release, it brings various improvements to the new features previously added.

Delta Informatique Deploys Mandriva for banking system

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mandriva.com (PR): Mandriva, with its Mandriva Linux 2009 solution, allowed Delta Informatique to migrate to a reliable and secure environment optimising work time and limiting maintenance and compatability problems.

Thierry Vignaud leaving Mandriva

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mandriva.com (Thierry Vignaud): I'm on the way out, on my way to new adventures. This will be my last day at Mandriva.

Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring Alpha2 available

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blog.mandriva.com: Time has came for second alpha release for 2010 Spring version of Mandriva Linux. It’s now available through 32 and 64 DVD isos on public mirrors.

Also: Mandriva booth in FOSDEM

Open Source, but don’t spread a word!

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wobo46.wordpress: There’s a major event coming up: the 2010 Fosdem. I read that Mandriva will have a stand in the exhibition. I inserted my name as participant in the Mandriva community wiki page and waited for further information.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes Jan 18 - 31

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: Linux kernel 2.6.33 rc6 is now the default kernel in Mandriva Cooker. In this kernel, the anticipatory I/O scheduler has been removed, and there were again various performance improvements to the CFQ I/O scheduler, which is the default already for a long time.

auto_inst: the best kept Mandriva’s secret ?

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brunocornec.wordpress: Have you ever tried to automatically installed your Linux distribution ? Of course, if you’re a long time sysadmin, and Red Hat user, you use kickstart, or FAI if you happen to be a Debian fan. But if you’re a Mandriva user,

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