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dissociatedpress.net: Some good (and a little not-so-good) comments on the previous Mandriva post. I wanted to point out just a few things...
lockergnome.com: On the heels of the recent news that Mandriva is up for sale comes a whisper of a rumor from an insider source at a large Linux software company.
dissociatedpress.net: That doesn't mean that Mandriva or its community need to cease to exist entirely, but maybe it's best if the company finally folds. Instead, what if one of these things happened?
itworld.com: It now appears that one of those companies, LINAGORA, has confirmed that it is indeed in discussions with Mandriva for a possible investment or acquisition. A (translated) statement from the press release indicated:
Translate this site from french into english says 2 companies are looking to buy Mandriva assets.
blog.mandriva.com: We are now very near from final release. Here comes the second beta release for 2010 Spring version of Mandriva Linux.
blog.mandriva.com: Mandriva will provide 10 more backgrounds to complete official design of your favorite distribution. How to participate?
This tutorial shows how to set up a USB-over-IP server with Mandriva 2010.0 as well as a USB-over-IP client (also running Mandriva 2010.0). The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network. To share USB devices between computers with their full functionality, USB/IP encapsulates "USB I/O messages" into TCP/IP payloads and transmits them between computers. USB-over-IP can be useful for virtual machines, for example, that don't have access to the host system's hardware - USB-over-IP allows virtual machines to use remote USB devices.
In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Mandriva 2010.0 server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.
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.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.
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.
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
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!
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.