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Mandriva Linux 2009.1 (Spring) – Steps Ahead in Linux Desktop War

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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.

Mandriva 2009.1

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jjtcomputing.co.uk: Mandriva 2009.1 was released earlier last month and I finally got round to testing it. Mandriva has always been a good distro in my eyes, being easy to use, quick and with plenty of eye-candy.

Choosing the right edition of Mandriva Linux

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Mandriva 2009.1: Advantages / Disadvantages

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beginlinux.wordpress: I train administrators every day. I often work with administrators who are moving from a Windows server background to Linux. One of the most often asked questions is, “Is there a graphical interface to administer the server with?”

Mandriva 2009.1 Spring

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  • Mandriva 2009.1 Spring

  • Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring - First Impression
  • Mandriva 2009.1 Install
  • Mandriva-only mode

Memory usage - 2009.1 with KDE4

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blog.linuxbox.co.nz: Running Mandriva 2009.1 on my EEE pc, I am sensitive to performance, as it’s a fairly low end system. I could not understand why plasma was using 47 MB of ram and some other processes where also really hogging a lot of ram considering what they do.

Mandriva : thumbs up, GNOME : thumbs down

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blog.freeside.fr: Mandriva 2009 Spring has been out for a few days now. Congratulations to everyone involved ! I did my upgrade and everything went fine.

Mandriva 2009.1 “Spring” is Stunning

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itnewstoday.com: After checking out Kubuntu 9.04, I found myself terribly disappointed and looking for another KDE-based distribution, so I could possibly experience greener pastures.

Mandriva and its R D projects PR

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linux-wizard.net: Last time I talk about the Xtreem OS. As we could see, there were very few communication/PR about this on Mandriva website. This complete lack of communication from Mandriva about theses R&D projects is very strange.

Mandriva Cooker (2010.0) opened

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: Since Friday the cooker repositories, which will lead to Mandriva 2010.0 in 6 months, are open again. In only 3 days about 400 new package releases were made.

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