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About Mandriva’s current situation

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blog.mandriva.com (Mandriva’s CEO): These last days, numerous rumors have been spread about Mandriva’s situation. Out of respect for our clients and community, we want to clear the situation.

Further thoughts on Mandriva...

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dissociatedpress.net: Some good (and a little not-so-good) comments on the previous Mandriva post. I wanted to point out just a few things...

Mandbuntu 11.0 – Duck À L’orange

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lockergnome.com: On the heels of the recent news that Mandriva is up for sale comes a whisper of a rumor from an insider source at a large Linux software company.

Maybe it's better if Mandriva doesn't find a buyer

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dissociatedpress.net: That doesn't mean that Mandriva or its community need to cease to exist entirely, but maybe it's best if the company finally folds. Instead, what if one of these things happened?

Confirmed: Mandriva in Acquisition Talks

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itworld.com: It now appears that one of those companies, LINAGORA, has confirmed that it is indeed in discussions with Mandriva for a possible investment or acquisition. A (translated) statement from the press release indicated:

Rumors abound: Mandriva to be Sold

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Translate this site from french into english says 2 companies are looking to buy Mandriva assets.

http://www.mandrivalinux-online.org/news/news.php

Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring Beta2 is available for tests

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blog.mandriva.com: We are now very near from final release. Here comes the second beta release for 2010 Spring version of Mandriva Linux.

Mandriva 2010 Spring backgrounds contribution

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blog.mandriva.com: Mandriva will provide 10 more backgrounds to complete official design of your favorite distribution. How to participate?

How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Mandriva 2010.0

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This tutorial shows how to set up a USB-over-IP server with Mandriva 2010.0 as well as a USB-over-IP client (also running Mandriva 2010.0). The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network. To share USB devices between computers with their full functionality, USB/IP encapsulates "USB I/O messages" into TCP/IP payloads and transmits them between computers. USB-over-IP can be useful for virtual machines, for example, that don't have access to the host system's hardware - USB-over-IP allows virtual machines to use remote USB devices.

Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Mandriva 2010.0

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In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Mandriva 2010.0 server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

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