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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."

ROSALabs Releases New Distribution

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ostatic.com: ROSALabs, Mandriva's partner on their last desktop, has been working on their own Linux distribution and have recently announced their latest release. If you liked Mandriva 2011, then you'll probably like ROSA Marathon 2012.

Mandriva Community Planning Next Release

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ostatic.com: While waiting for the Mandriva management to decide the future direction of the distribution, the community is taking matters into their own hands and beginning the planning stages for the next release, assumed to be Mandriva Linux 2012.

Mandriva Receives Reprieve, Future Still Uncertain

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ostatic.com: Today Jean-Manuel Croset, Mandriva COO, announced that enough funds have been secured to allow Mandriva to keep its doors open and continue development. With Croset saying little else, users at least have a nugget of good news to sustain them.

Mandriva – Customization With Style

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techzed.net: It took me literally hours to figure out which Linux distributions I would want to download and test. In this little article I will try to go over some of the basic features of one of my favorites, Mandriva.

Mandriva: A Call to Arms

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unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: News regarding the fate of Mandriva has not been coming hard and fast despite the failing fortunes of this once popular Linux distribution. However, a recent corporate blog post by current Mandriva COO Jean-Manuel Croset reveals the uncertain future of Mandriva Linux.

Mandriva's Alive!

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  • Mandriva's Alive!
  • Mageia 2 Default Wallpapers Chosen
  • ROSA 2012 Marathon
  • ROSA Desktop 2012 beta review
  • ROMP: Media player with built-in desktop recorder

Ahoy Mandriva! Are you still out there?

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itwire.com: What exactly is happening at Mandriva, the French company that markets a well-known GNU/Linux distribution but seems unable to communicate its position to its users and the public at large?

The Trouble With Mandriva

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linuxinsider.com: Now that Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Mint are enjoying such widespread attention and success, it's increasingly difficult to remember that not all distros are sharing in the same good fortune. Take Mandriva, for example.

Mandriva the Woolworth’s of the Linux world.

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cannon-linux.co.uk: Mandriva or as some of us remember it Mandrake is in it’s death throes yet again, it would seem they are in financial difficulties and may have to go into liquidation. At the time of writing this post they have had a reprieve till mid February thanks to a donation by the Paris Region Economic Development Agency however their future looks decidedly dicey to say the least.

Should Mandriva Have Focused On More Than Just the OS?

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ostatic.com: If you follow the Linux scene, it's been hard to miss the brinksmanship with bankruptcy that Mandriva has been involved in.

The diminishing of the operating system

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itworld.com: Do Mandriva's current troubles mark the end of standalone Linux sales? This will not make me popular, but I seriously think it's time for Mandriva to start to wrap up it’s affairs and close up shop.

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