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Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring Xfce edition released

http://club.mandriva.com

An Xfce version of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring One is now available. Just like the KDE and GNOME versions of One, this is an installable live CD edition of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring, but this time featuring Xfce as the desktop environment. As with the other One versions, three images are available, with different sets of languages on each.

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A Quick Look at the Spring GNU/Linux Distrributions: Mandriva. Ubuntu, Fedora, and Opensuse

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Andrew Min, a regular poster at Freesoftware Magazine, gives us the lowdown on what's out and what's new in the latest spring collection on the GNU/Linux distro catwalk.

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Mandriva 2008 Spring Edition Released

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Mandriva, the leading European Linux distributor, today announces the launch of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring, the major new release of Mandriva Linux, featuring hundreds of improvements which make for a quicker and more powerful distribution that is easier to use than ever.

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Synchronizing with Windows Mobile 5 and 6 made easy in Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring (video)

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The upcoming Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring release will boast the easiest ever support for synchronizing with Windows Mobile 5 and 6 devices in any distribution. The adventurous can already try out the support in the current 2008 Spring pre-release repositories, by following the instructions here.

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Mining DistroWatch.com Logs (Part 1)

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Mining the logs from the famous DistroWatch.com website enables to formally assess the trends in the GNU/Linux ecosystem. In particular, this first part analyzes the popularity of Ubuntu with respect to the former predominance of Mandriva.

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Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring Beta 2 "Orchis" released

http://wiki.mandriva.com

The fourth pre-release of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring is here. This pre-release brings recognition of other installed distributions during installation, NTFS-3G (with write support) by default for all NTFS partitions, significant improvements to the Mandriva graphical software management tool and more. See here for download information.

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A Taste Of Mandriva Linux

http://junauza.blogspot.com

Mandriva Linux 2008 is a very capable desktop operating system ideal for beginners as well as Linux power users. Those minor glitches that I have encountered were overshadowed by its rich features and outstanding performance. But, I do hope that those problems will be fixed on their next release. I intend to keep my Mandriva 2008 partition on my back up computer because I’m beginning to love it. I will be tweaking it and further use it for productive purposes.

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Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring development update

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Here is an update on the status of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring development, including the publication of the release schedule and the technical specifications for this release. Highlights include PulseAudio, a switch to the fork of RPM that SUSE and Fedora are using, a parental control tool, mail import support for the Windows migration tool introduced in 2008, and automatic repository configuration via geoip.

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Mandriva to switch to PulseAudio as default sound server

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Mandriva has announced that future releases of Mandriva Linux will use PulseAudio as the default sound server for all desktops.

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New 2008 Mandriva Flash 4GB released

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A new, Mandriva Linux 2008-based version of the Mandriva Flash bootable USB key was released. Flash boots a complete Mandriva desktop on almost any PC, letting you take your desktop with your own data anywhere. The new version can also run Windows versions of Firefox and Thunderbird, with your bookmarks and email, when plugged into a Windows PC.

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In-depth review of Mandriva Linux 2008

http://www.mandrake.tips.4.free.fr

The community site Mandriva Linux tips for free has posted a very in-depth and detailed review of Mandriva Linux 2008 that looks at all the important areas of setup, configuration, compatibility and software choice on a variety of hardware.

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There's always hope...

http://www.tuxmachines.org

[A while ago] I talked about how the CEO of Mandriva seemed a little unprofessional in his open letter about suspicion that MS paid a Nigerian company (called TSC) in charge of the Classmate PC deployment/training to dump Linux in favour of Linux after the deal. What I should have also add was that one should be patient and have a little faith in your fellow man.

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Lessons from Africa: How to Kill Your Own FUD

http://www.linuxtoday.com

In a world where the big conglomerates and industries tend to roll over the little guy, it was really nice to see the government of Nigeria put the kibosh on Microsoft's planned takeover of the Mandriva/Classmate PC deal in that country.

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Nigeria favors Mandriva over Microsoft once more

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

Feathers are still flying in Nigeria, and Ballmer might have counted his chickens before they've hatched. Stay tuned.

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Mandriva…Not just for Classmates

http://education.zdnet.com

ZDNet's Christopher Dawson reports that Mandriva Linux 2008 has been his distro of choice for many systems due to its user-friendliness and out-of-the-box hardware support.

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