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One Laptop Per Hacker program offers reduced-price, open source-based netbooks to developers

http://www.gdium.com

Emtec, the company behind the Gdium netbook, is launching the One Laptop Per Hacker program. Interested developers can apply to get a pre-release Gdium system at a reduced price of €250.

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A sad/happy tale of Mandriva community decline/growth

http://www.happyassassin.net

Controversy in the Mandriva world this afternoon. Vincent Danen is all doom and gloom, citing declining numbers of posts to mailing lists as evidence of a shrinking community.

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Interview with Adam Williamson - Mandriva Community Manager

http://howsoftwareisbuilt.com

In this interview we talk with Adam. In specific, we talk about: * What’s new in the latest Mandriva release * Relating directly to the users instead of the developer community * Differences between user priorities and developer priorities * Deciding what should be included in the distribution * What will become of the “year of the Linux desktop” idea?

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Vladivostok Gives Free GNU/Linux Netbooks

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

I've written before about the increasing uptake of, and innovation around, free software in Russia. Here's another fascinating experiment, involving the Vladivostok State University of Economics and Services, which is giving students netbooks running the Mandriva distro:

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Mandriva Linux 2009 One Xfce released

http://wiki.mandriva.com

Thanks to the Mandriva Xfce volunteer development team, a community Xfce One edition of Mandriva Linux 2009 is now available for download from all official Mandriva mirrors. A list of download locations can be found on the Wiki page. This release gives you all the benefits of Mandriva Linux 2009 along with a fast and stable Xfce desktop.

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Mandriva Linux 2009.0 Review : A Mixed Bag

http://www.techenclave.com

Mandriva has gained huge reputation for delivering easy to use Linux distro with support for many multimedia and proprietary format. Earlier when Mandriva was known as Mandrake, it was the most popular GNU/Linux but some unavoidable circumstances turns the table towards Mandriva and after that Mandriva didn't stood up like it used to..

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Mandriva 2009 Installation

http://linuxdistrochoices.com

I installed Mandriva 2009 with the new KDE 4.1 desktop by default and was impressed with the over all feel. Compared to older versions of Mandriva, Mandriva 2009 seemed quicker and snappier and gave me a clean feel while browsing. I enjoyed the theme, background and panel tones much more in this latest release of Mandriva.

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Improving boot time on a general Linux distribution

http://blog.crozat.net

Mandriva has done quite a lot of work on optimizing boot speed for its latest release, Mandriva Linux 2009. Frederic Crozat (head of the French engineering team) has written a blog post summarizing Mandriva's past work on this front, and the tweaks and improvements made for 2009.

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Looking Forward to Distro Octoberfest

http://www.junauza.com

October is going to be an exciting month for Linux enthusiasts. Three big-time distributions namely Debian, Mandriva, and Ubuntu will unleash their latest and hopefully their greatest distro versions.

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Mandriva Linux 2009 plans announced

http://club.mandriva.com

Mandriva has unveiled the release schedule and technical specifications for its next release, Mandriva Linux 2009. The first alpha is due on June 25th, and the final release in early October. Take a look and see what new features you can expect to find on your desktop when the final release is available.

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Review: Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring

http://www.linux.com

Last month Mandriva announced its latest Spring edition. Despite a few minor glitches, after several weeks of testing the two Mandriva flavors, I have finally come across a distro that gives you the best of the GNU/Linux and proprietary worlds in terms of ease of use, range of software, and stability on hardware that ranges from old Celerons to newer multi-core machines.

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Linux.com Review: Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring

http://www.linux.com

Linux.com reviews Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring: "Despite a few minor glitches, after several weeks of testing the two Mandriva flavors, I have finally come across a distro that gives you the best of the GNU/Linux and proprietary worlds in terms of ease of use, range of software, and stability on hardware that ranges from old Celerons to newer multi-core machines."

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Mandriva Linux Community Newsletter 128

http://club.mandriva.com

The latest issue of the Mandriva newsletter is a round-up of events in the world of Mandriva since the last issue came out last year - new releases, major changes to the website, rearrangement of the Club, and more.

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Mandriva 2008.1 KDE hits a sweet spot

http://blogbeebe.blogspot.com

The well-known Bill Beebe gives his take on Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring - "It has truly come a long way and is worthy of first consideration as an alternative OS."

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Compiz Fusion On Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring (GNOME/NVIDIA)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This document describes how to enable and configure Compiz Fusion on a Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring GNOME desktop with an NVIDIA graphics card.

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