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Mandriva Decision Delayed Again

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The fate of Mandriva is still in flux today as Jean-Manuel Croset posted of yet another delay in determining the future of the once popular Linux distribution. He said, "The deadline for the decision on the proposal has been extended by the proposing entity upon request of some shareholders."

Mandriva has had a long history of financial trouble. This latest bout was revealed on the Mandriva Forum that Mandriva S.A. needed further investment capital to continue, but one investor refused the injection. It was thought at that time that Mandriva would most likely have to cease operations on January 16, although primary parties were and are working to avoid that doomsday fate. Folks were advised that a decision would be made public by that date.

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