Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by korben, Jul 9, 2010.

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  1. korben

    korben Registered Member

    Nov 5, 2009
    Mandriva Linux 2010.1 has been released: "Mandriva, the leading European publisher of Linux solutions, announces today the launch of the final version of Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring. Quicker, easier and more secure than ever, Mandriva Linux offers new functionalities which revolutionise the desktop. In a nutshell, Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring offers: complete, quick-to-install system, comprising all the necessary drivers; 'Smart Desktop', a unique technology, which offers dynamic access to all files by labelling them and grading photos, documents, emails and videos; Mandriva Directory Server (MDS), an easy-to-use LDAP directory management solution; tools to easily secure the system, parental control is easier than ever...." Read the rest of the press release for further details.
  2. beethoven

    beethoven Registered Member

    Dec 27, 2004
    From their download site:
    Could someone here with experience in different linux flavours comment on this?
  3. Trespasser

    Trespasser Registered Member

    Mar 1, 2005
    Virginia - Appalachian Mtns
    That statement is nothing but marketing hype. All distros make such statements...but Mandriva is quite, quite good and very newbie friendly. PCLinuxOS is based on Mandriva.

    Mandriva has been having some financial problems here of late and just about went under but someone or some group came to their rescue. Now all is well. I'm glad to see it survived. I have a soft spot for Mandriva. It's the very first linux distro (10.0) I ever used (back in 2004). It was called Mandrake back then.

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