linuxbox.co.nz: I’ve been doing some thinking about what would make Mandriva stand out and also what could help Linux distributions in general. I am thinking screenshots.
openbytes.wordpress: Whilst Ubuntu is a great distro offering “out of the box” support, there is so much more to Linux and Linux != Ubuntu!
techenclave.com: Ever since the launch of Ubuntu One there has been a lot of speculation about it.. Seeing all the response from audience Mandriva SA came with shrewd alternative and hit the nail at the right time.. Mandriva Click'n'Backup has quite a few advantages over Ubuntu One..
polishlinux.org: I decided to have a look the newest addition to Mandriva family; Madriva One 2009.1 Spring, boldly promising to bring the best of the latest cutting edge technology to your desktop. As promises go this is a big one, and after reading the release note on the Madriva website I wondered if this once probably the most popular distro is ready regain the leaser position.
gentlemanrogue.com: I recently downloaded the latest live image of Moblin. It’s pretty slick. Runs fine on my Acer Aspire One booting from the USB drive.
artipc10.vub.ac.be: Here’s a short update of some interesting package updates in Mandriva Cooker since the last update:
This tutorial shows how to set up a Mandriva 2009.1 Free (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc
bitburners.com: I noticed readers of DistroWatch.com complaining about the small amount of attention that the new Mandriva 2009.1 release has gotten so far. This has a lot to do with the fact that the release date was so close to the always over-hyped Ubuntu 9.04 release.
Also: Review - Mandriva 2009.1 (KDE edition)
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2009.1 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.
pclinuxos2007.blogspot: My Last tryst with Mandriva was the Powerpack version of 2008. It was good but not great. 2009 Spring release is great in many ways.