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Mandriva Will Not Abandon RPM 5

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ostatic.com: There have been some rumors floating around that Mandriva was going to abandon the transition to RPM 5, a fork of the original Red Hat Package Manager. So today Per Øyvind Karlsen, Mandriva Project Leader, confirmed that Mandriva has no plans to do so.

Mandriva Tech Preview Review

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gnuman.com: It’s been a bumpy road for Mandriva over the past few years and today we will take a look at the Tech Preview of the next release of Mandriva Linux codenamed Bernie Lomax.

Mandriva 2012 Tech Preview KDE

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First Mandriva Foundation Meeting a Success

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ostatic.com: Members of Mandriva met in Paris today discuss the future of the struggling Linux distribution. Schulz blogged after the meeting to brief interested parties in the progress, stating it had been a "fantastic day."

New Mandriva Foundation Nears Milestone

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ostatic.com: Mandriva is in the process of building a foundation and creating a community to help develop future versions of their desktop Linux distribution. Today, Charles Schulz posted on the Mandriva blog to announce the first "milestone."

Mandriva finally died! Well, sort of...

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Many Linux users have already proclaimed Mandriva deceased and buried it. But is this old Linux distro quite dead? Well, yes. Sort of. Mandriva became a zombie!

Charles-H. Schulz Joins Mandriva's Recovery Team

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ostatic.com: Today Charles-H. Schulz posted a short message on Mandriva's official blog stating that he will be joining the Mandriva team to help them come back to life.

Mandriva has become a joke

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itwire.com: Mandriva SA, the French company that used to control development of the Mandriva GNU/Linux distribution, has become something of a joke.

Mandriva Returning to Community

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ostatic.com: In a blog post today Mandriva COO Jean-Manuel Croset announced that the new strategy going forward will be to let "the distribution evolve in and under the caring responsibility of the community."

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