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Mandriva, Mandrake, Mageia, ROSA, and various other Mandrake-derived distributions of GNU/Linux

Brazilian Teachers to get Mandriva Linux

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mandriva.com: The Brazilian government education authority has selected Intel-powered classmate PCs running Mandriva Linux for educational use nationwide. Mandriva is working with the hardware manufacturer partner Positivo, to deliver this open source solution which will help teachers to improve students’ education.

What's Coming in Mandriva 2011

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ostatic.com: After the wonderful news that Mandriva would be continuing as usual despite financial difficulties and an exodus of developers comes the technical specifications and other tidbits for Mandriva 2011.

News about the Mageia association

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blog.mageia.org: Here it is! The association has now been officially created as you can see on the “Journal Officiel”. (You can now send us postcards and gifts! Smile )

Some rant about desktops, evolution and everything..

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dodonov.net/blog: I have been asking myself numerous times before: what does we miss to have the best Desktop? No matter if it runs Windows, or Mac, or Linux, or anything else.

What's up, Man-driva?

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jakesosadventure.blogspot: I think this will be an interesting post, mainly because this is a huge competitor to the awesomeness of Ubuntu. And I had never really heard of Mandriva before. But wow, I was impressed as it was just booting up.

Some funky fresh news on Mandriva Linux

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proyvind.net: Things are starting to look really nice now, cooker activity seems to have gotten back to previous levels and even then some and interest from new contributors seems to have increased as well, really nice to see!

Mandriva Christmas Present and Beyond

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ostatic.com: Eugeni Dodonov, newly appointed Mandriva Cooker Manager, has posted the details of the next two Mandriva releases as well as announced the new release schedule policy.

Mandriva makes headline

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mandriva.com: Mandriva makes the headline of the new magazine: Maximum Linux! The new magazine dedicated to Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring will be released on the 28th October on newsstand in France.

Know thy packagers..

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dodonov.net/blog: On a nice Monday evening, I had the idea of checking out who actually releases the most packages for Mandriva, taking cooker repository as the base.

Mandriva XFCE 2010 Spring is a big disappoinment

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cellguru.co.cc: Mandriva XFCE is a lightweight distro but I don't think so because it failed to install in my PC that supports KDE 4.5, Windows 7 and Vista. then How can I say it as light weight.But it installed successfully on my friend PC who has high end Configuration.

Developers fork Mandriva Linux - Welcome Mageia

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linuxjournal.com: Everyone knows Mandriva Linux is in trouble. At best the desktop version is being starved into oblivion and many expect the company to disappear completely. The exodus of developers has been recorded over the last few months...

Copying Ubuntu Bug No. 1

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livejournal.com/shlomif: Ubuntu can't have all the fun only for itself", open source distributors are saying as they rush to copy its Bug No. 1 titled "Microsoft has a majority market share".

Mandriva news by the board

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blog.mandriva.com: Mandriva recovered from a difficult situation. The recovery was done through restructuring the debts, a simplification of the organization, a new investor and a new strategic focus. Mandriva intends to be the BEST KDE DISTRIBUTION IN THE WORLD.

Also: Controlling Interest in Mandriva Sold To Russian Firm

Mandriva is now forked as Mageia

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  • Mandriva is now forked as Mageia
  • Mageia: MandrivaLinux fork
  • Mageia – A New Linux Distribution
  • http://mageia.org

Mandriva Forked Welcome to Mageia

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As you may have heard, the future of the Mandriva Linux distribution is unclear. We believe a fork is the best solution and we have decided to create a new distribution: Mageia.

Mandriva’s future (2)

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: As is summarized by a mailing list post, Mandriva as being a distribution developed by a company and paid employees, is now an empty box. There is no more head in charge of the future direction of the distribution, who can take the necessary decisions for new releases.

Mandriva 2010 Spring Gnome

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irishlightandcolour.blogspot: Mandriva is a pretty cool Linux Distribution (distro) which I have been using since it's installation borked my Linux Mint partition. The graphical install was very simple but the installer did not recognise my Mint partition and add it to the Boot Menu.

Mandriva XFCE One edition

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blog.mandriva.com: The XFCE addict Mandriva community is proud to offer its latest release of the Mandriva XFCE One edition.

I’ve Moved On …

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artwales.biz: My first encounter with Ubuntu was with Hardy Heron, also known as Ubuntu 8.04. This was sometime in 2008, about the time it was released. It was the 8th iteration.

Confessions from a Relatively New Linux User

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: As a plain user, I spent more than eleven years of my life mastering life-saving secrets to protect my Windows system. Then, Vista came along with its bothersome "Are you sure you want to to this?" and virtually the same problems XP had. I began suspecting that there should be more to life than that never-ending sense of vulnerability.

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