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Mandriva Wallpaper Contest Winners Chosen

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ostatic.com: Mandriva was holding a contest for desktop background wallpapers to include in its next release, Mandriva 2010.2. This morning the winners were announced.

My Top Five Favorite Distributions for 2010

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ostatic.com: Ms. Carla Schroder shared a list of her "bestest distros" recently, so I thought I might follow suit. She called hers "not-usual" and looking at her list, I'd say my choices are probably a little more usual. In any case, here are my top five.

A Quick Glance at Mandriva 2010.2

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: As I was updating my Mandriva Spring PowerPack, I noticed that it asked me whether or not I wanted to get version 2010.2 packages. I was a bit surprised because Mandriva promised to release that version. YES, MANDRIVA 2010.2 IS HERE!

Linux in a University Workshop

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: Yesterday, Mechatotoro and I were in charge of a workshop on technology and education for a congress at our university. The basic idea was to apply Freire's philosophy that education needs to be eye-opening and mind-freeing while the current approach to technology is somehow acting conversely in the classrooms.

Mandriva Flash 2010 Christmas Sale

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softpedia.com: Now here's a special Christmas present for all of you Linux enthusiasts out there, as Mandriva announced the availability of its portable USB Mandriva Flash Drive.

KDE 4.5.4 for Mandriva, Not Gentoo

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Enter Mandriva's Wallpaper Contest

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ostatic.com: As with previous version, Mandriva is holding a contest to bulk up its wallpaper choices in the upcoming release, Mandriva 2010.2.

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

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