Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Worldwide 2009 Mandriva Linux Installfest

Filed under
MDV

In order to bring Linux to new users and present the new features and technologies available in Mandriva Linux 2009, Mandriva is mobilizing its network of Linux User Groups (LUGs) to coordinate a worldwide Installfest on November 22nd, November 2008.

Installations of Mandriva Linux One and Free will take place all around the world, thanks to the Linux community. Major participating locations will include the United States, China, Poland, Argentina and France. Last year, Mandriva install fests gathered more than 1,500 participants in more than 60 cities in 20 countries such as the United States, Argentina, China and Morocco. This major event was covered in all media.

Expert Mandriva Linux users are invited to assist beginners to help them get started with the operating system. Participants will be able to:

* Get help on installing Mandriva Linux 2009 on their laptop or desktop free of charge. They will also have the opportunity to install Linux and keep their Microsoft Windows® installed for a soft migration.
* View demonstrations of all that can be done with Mandriva Linux 2009 thanks to a Live CD that launches the operating system without any need for installation.
* Get answers to their questions.
* Meet other Mandriva Linux users, and chat with their local community.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Software taking over, but hardware still has a role: Linux expert

Matthias Eckermann (below, right), director of product management for SUSE Linux Enterprise at the the Nuremberg-based company, said in response to queries from iTWire that software-defined infrastructure would bring about a change in existing business processes, and allow new business processes to be implemented. But he said this did not necessarily mean that hardware businesses were staring down the barrel at extinction. Read more

Android Leftovers

5 open source fonts ideal for programming

What is the best programming font? First, you need to consider that not all fonts are created equally. When choosing a font for casual reading, the reader expects the letters to smoothly flow into one another, giving an easy and enjoyable experience. A single character for a standard font is akin to puzzle piece designed to carefully mesh with every other part of the overall typeface. When writing code, however, your font requirements are typically more functional in nature. This is why most programmers prefer to use monospaced fonts with fixed-width letters, when given the option. Selecting a font that has distinguishable numbers and punctuation, is aesthetically pleasing, and has a copyright license that meets your needs is also important. Read more

Firefox Quantum Now Rolling Out to All Ubuntu Linux Users, Update Now

It didn't take long, and just two days after its official launch, the Mozilla Firefox Quantum web browser (version 57.0) landed today in the stable software repositories of Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark), Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus), Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus), and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). Firefox 57.0 a.k.a. Firefox Quantum is Mozilla's latest and greatest web browser, offering speeds twice as fast as of previous releases, thanks to the implementation of an all-new Photon browsing engine that's capable of leveraging the full potential of your personal computer, as well as a brand-new interface. Read more