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Mandriva Application Manager – New look & feel

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Another screencast preview of the new Mandriva Application Manager (the name may be changed to Mandriva Package Manager or else, once we plan to have a web version, more focused on applications) has been published at It maintains some features from the original design but is more native oriented. One of the main difference is that now instead of Get, Manage and Learn tabs, we have Simple, Advanced and Settings.

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