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Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta

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The beta testing process for Mandriva Linux 2006 is now officially underway: "The test period for Mandriva Linux 2006 has now officially begun with the first beta available. All the new features, which are not yet all included in this first beta version, will appear in the next test versions. You will see changes in the network management, especially WiFi, in security, on the desktop with the new versions of KDE, GNOME, new version of the kernel, GCC...." The rest of the announcement can be found at the Mandriva Club.

Download(MD5):
Mandriva-Linux-2006-0.1.1-CD1.i586.iso (697MB),
Mandriva-Linux-2006-0.1.1-CD2.i586.iso (698MB),
Mandriva-Linux-2006-0.1.1-CD3.i586.iso (696MB).

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