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Mandriva 2010 Spring (2010.1) Beta

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zdnet.co.uk/blogs: I've just gotten far enough along with the Mandriva 2010.1 Beta release to write about it, so why not fill the time with something interesting, and perhaps something to compare the Ubuntu Beta to?

Mandriva Announces Arnaud Laprévote as CEO

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mandriva.com: Mandriva today announced that its board of directors has named Arnaud Laprévote on the 24th of March to serve as the company's Chief Executive Officer.

First Look – Mandriva 2010.1 beta 1 – Gnome Edition

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linuxcritic.com: The first beta release of Mandriva 2010.1 has been made available for testing. Being fans of the 2010 release (it was, in our opinion, Mandriva's best to date) we were eager to see what kind of progress is being made on their next stable release.

Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring Beta 1 available

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blog.mandriva.com: Time has came for first beta release for 2010 Spring version of Mandriva Linux. It’s now available through 32 and 64 DVD isos, as well as live-CD isos for GNOME and KDE on public mirrors

Mandriva 2010.0 on a Dell Latitude XT

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swintlinux.blogspot: I've been wanting to put Linux on my 12-inch Dell Latitude XT convertible laptop. Now that I have finally finished up my bachelor's degree I am free to nerd it up and install Linux!

Virtualization With KVM On A Mandriva 2010.0 Server

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This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a Mandriva 2010.0 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

Virtualization With VirtualBox 3.1.x On A Headless Mandriva 2010.0 Server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun VirtualBox 3.1.x on a headless Mandriva 2010.0 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

Benchmarks: Mandriva 2010.1, PCLinuxOS 2010, Ubuntu 10.04, openSUSE 11.3

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phoronix.com: Last week we delivered benchmarks of Fedora 13 Alpha and Ubuntu 10.04 (along with testing the Fedora 11 and 12 too), but today we have a new set of comparative benchmarks that are covering the latest development versions of Ubuntu 10.04, Mandriva 2010.1, PCLinuxOS 2010, and openSUSE 11.3. Here they are.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes Mar 1 - 14

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: GNOME’s development release has reached version 2.29.92, bringing mostly bug fixes. Also KDE got many bug fixes thanks to the new 4.4.1 version.

Health Check: Mandriva

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h-online.com: Mandriva began life in July 1998 as Linux Mandrake in France in Gael Duval's bedroom after he ported a KDE 1.0 desktop onto Red Hat Linux 5.1, uploaded the result onto two FTP servers, went away on holiday, and came back to find that he had a popular and successful Linux distribution on his hands.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes Feb 15 - 28

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: The kernel is now updated to 2.6.33 final. As usual, KernelNewbies has a complete overview of the changes in this new kernel. Some noteworthy changes include:

15 Awesome Mandriva Linux Wallpapers

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junauza.com: 15 Awesome Mandriva Linux Wallpapers: We've featured several distro-specific wallpapers before. This time, I'll be giving tribute to one of the best Linux distributions around, by sharing with you yet another set of beautiful desktop wallpapers.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes Feb 1 - 14

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: GNOME is now at version 2.29.90 (the first beta of GNOME 2.30). Compared with the previous alpha release, it brings various improvements to the new features previously added.

Delta Informatique Deploys Mandriva for banking system

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mandriva.com (PR): Mandriva, with its Mandriva Linux 2009 solution, allowed Delta Informatique to migrate to a reliable and secure environment optimising work time and limiting maintenance and compatability problems.

Thierry Vignaud leaving Mandriva

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mandriva.com (Thierry Vignaud): I'm on the way out, on my way to new adventures. This will be my last day at Mandriva.

Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring Alpha2 available

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blog.mandriva.com: Time has came for second alpha release for 2010 Spring version of Mandriva Linux. It’s now available through 32 and 64 DVD isos on public mirrors.

Also: Mandriva booth in FOSDEM

Open Source, but don’t spread a word!

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wobo46.wordpress: There’s a major event coming up: the 2010 Fosdem. I read that Mandriva will have a stand in the exhibition. I inserted my name as participant in the Mandriva community wiki page and waited for further information.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes Jan 18 - 31

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: Linux kernel 2.6.33 rc6 is now the default kernel in Mandriva Cooker. In this kernel, the anticipatory I/O scheduler has been removed, and there were again various performance improvements to the CFQ I/O scheduler, which is the default already for a long time.

auto_inst: the best kept Mandriva’s secret ?

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brunocornec.wordpress: Have you ever tried to automatically installed your Linux distribution ? Of course, if you’re a long time sysadmin, and Red Hat user, you use kickstart, or FAI if you happen to be a Debian fan. But if you’re a Mandriva user,

Noteworthy Cooker changes Jan 1 – 17

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artipc10.vub.ac.be: The first two weeks of 2010 have passed, and the first alpha version of Mandriva 2010.1 has been released last week. Here are some of the interesting changes currently available in Cooker:

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