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Mandriva, Mandrake, Mageia, ROSA, and various other Mandrake-derived distributions of GNU/Linux

Mandriva news by the board

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blog.mandriva.com: Mandriva recovered from a difficult situation. The recovery was done through restructuring the debts, a simplification of the organization, a new investor and a new strategic focus. Mandriva intends to be the BEST KDE DISTRIBUTION IN THE WORLD.

Also: Controlling Interest in Mandriva Sold To Russian Firm

Mandriva is now forked as Mageia

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  • Mandriva is now forked as Mageia
  • Mageia: MandrivaLinux fork
  • Mageia – A New Linux Distribution
  • http://mageia.org

Mandriva Forked Welcome to Mageia

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As you may have heard, the future of the Mandriva Linux distribution is unclear. We believe a fork is the best solution and we have decided to create a new distribution: Mageia.

Mandriva’s future (2)

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: As is summarized by a mailing list post, Mandriva as being a distribution developed by a company and paid employees, is now an empty box. There is no more head in charge of the future direction of the distribution, who can take the necessary decisions for new releases.

Mandriva 2010 Spring Gnome

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irishlightandcolour.blogspot: Mandriva is a pretty cool Linux Distribution (distro) which I have been using since it's installation borked my Linux Mint partition. The graphical install was very simple but the installer did not recognise my Mint partition and add it to the Boot Menu.

Mandriva XFCE One edition

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blog.mandriva.com: The XFCE addict Mandriva community is proud to offer its latest release of the Mandriva XFCE One edition.

I’ve Moved On …

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artwales.biz: My first encounter with Ubuntu was with Hardy Heron, also known as Ubuntu 8.04. This was sometime in 2008, about the time it was released. It was the 8th iteration.

Confessions from a Relatively New Linux User

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: As a plain user, I spent more than eleven years of my life mastering life-saving secrets to protect my Windows system. Then, Vista came along with its bothersome "Are you sure you want to to this?" and virtually the same problems XP had. I began suspecting that there should be more to life than that never-ending sense of vulnerability.

Greenie and Mdv Xfce Screenshots

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  • Greenie Linux 7.1L Screenshots
  • Mandriva 2010.1 Xfce Live Screenshots

Mandriva’s future?

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: Recently it became clear that Mandriva was once again in serious financial trouble. Mandriva 2010.1 was even delayed because of that, although not much explanation was given. In the end the company was saved by a new investor, but how things will involve in the more long-term, remains unclear.

Mandriva 2010 Spring review

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linuxbsdos.com: Being awhile since Mandriva 2010 Spring was released. Considering the company’s financial woes, and the rumored takeover negotiations, we thought they might never release it, but they did.

Distro Hoppin`: Mandriva 2010.1

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itlure.com: Mandrake... the 5 CD Linux distro that came with that latest edition of a computer magazine... oh how it stood there in that kiosk's display, how it lured me into wanting even more to expand the possibilities of my beloved PC. I could hesitate no more! I had to get it! And I did.

yet another leaving conectiva/mandriva

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Caio Begotti: Good evening ladies and gentlemen, this is a semi-automatic note to let you know that I am leaving Conectiva/Mandriva today.

Mandriva One 2010 Spring KDE

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muktware.com/blog: When I optimistically downloaded the 690MB ISO file from Mandriva’s website, I had high hopes that this version would improve the steadily degrading once immensely popular GNU/Linux distribution.

Mandriva Spring 2010

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  • Mandriva Spring 2010
  • 10 years, time to change

The Perfect Server - Mandriva 2010.1 (Spring) Free (x86_64) [ISPConfig 2]

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This tutorial shows how to set up a Mandriva 2010.1 (Spring) 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. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box). This tutorial is written for the 64-bit version of Mandriva 2010.1.

KDE 4.5 RC2 available for Mandriva 2010 Spring

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not403.blogspot: The second release candidate release of KDE 4.5 was released last week and again thanks to neoclust we have packages for Mandriva 2010 Spring.

Mandriva Linux 2010 spring “Farman” Review

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raymond.cc: Recently, the 2010 edition of Mandriva rolled out the presses and became available to download. For those who know nothing at all about Mandriva or it’s history, I must explain why to me this is a big deal.

Mandriva Press Release Raises More Questions

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linuxjournal.com: In the short term, Mandriva is concentrating on cutting costs and raising funds to stay afloat. The tone of the press release is uncharacteristic of Mandriva's communications and leaves one to wonder if all this is truly good news.

Mandriva and Derivative Release Latest

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linuxjournal.com: After a long and anxious month of delays, Mandriva finally released their 2010.1 Spring update with lots of goodies for all. In related news, PCLinuxos, a derivative of Mandriva, released what they've dubbed their Quarterly ISO updates in several flavors.

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