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Interview with Mandriva CEO, François Bancilhon

http://education.zdnet.com

I had the opportunity to speak Monday afternoon with the CEO of Mandriva, François Bancilhon. Recently, a deal with the Nigerian government to use and install Mandriva Linux on 17,000 Intel Classmate PCs was derailed when the government decided to overwrite the installed operating system with Windows XP. Mr.

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Microsoft swoops in to claim Nigerian Linux deal for Windows

http://www.computerworld.com

Linux vendor Mandriva SA thought it had signed a deal with Nigeria's government to equip elementary schools in that country with new PCs running the open-source operating system as part of a pilot project. But then Microsoft Corp. threw a wrench into the works, according to Mandriva CEO Francois Bancilhon.

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Microsoft Denies Nigerian Linux Scam

http://www.internetnews.com

Microsoft is a tremendous competitor in every market in the world. And according to a letter written by Mandriva Linux CEO Francois Bancilhon, it's so bent on winning that it undercut a deal between the Nigerian government and the Linux vendor.

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PCLinuxOS improving its community

http://abhay-techzone.blogspot.com

We have loads of websites, reviews and blogs about how "radically simple" PCLinuxOS is.....there are three major problems with PCLOS

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Mandriva: An open letter to Steve Ballmer

http://blog.mandriva.com

"Dear Steve,

Hi, this is François, from Mandriva.

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Nigerian education selects Intel-powered Classmate PC with Mandriva Linux

http://www.mandriva.com

Mandriva today announced that the Nigerian government has selected Intel-powered classmate PCs running on Mandriva Linux for educational use in nationwide pilot in Nigeria. Mandriva is working with Intel Corporation and Technology Support Center Ltd. to provide 17,000 Intel-powered classmate PCs.

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Another Day Another Distro – Part 3 – Mandriva One 2008

http://adventuresinopensource.blogspot.com

After a slight delay here is the third instalment of my Linux tour. On Wednesday of this week I wiped openSUSE off my machine and decided to try Mandriva 2008 next. I used to Mandrake a lot a few years back before it became Mandriva and even paid to join their Club but never felt like I got value for my money.

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Mandriva Linux 2008 now available

http://blog.mandriva.com

The result of six months of heavy development and testing, 2008 includes all the latest software and many enhancements over previous Mandriva Linux releases.

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Russian public agencies choose Mandriva

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Mandriva today announced that the Federal Service on Technical and Export Control (FSTEC) in Russia has agreed to authorise the certification of the Mandriva Linux OS for all safe and legal use in organizations dealing with confidential information. The certification process will be finished in 3 to 6 months.

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What's New in Mandriva Linux 2008.0

http://artipc10.vub.ac.be

In less than two weeks time Mandriva 2008.0 will be ready and published. There were great ideas at the start of the development phase, and in in those six months that have passed, Mandriva has always been one of the most active projects on CIA.vc. Let's take a look at what can be expected.

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Mandriva signs FOSS deal with Angola

http://www.tectonic.co.za

Mandriva Linux today announced a deal with the National Commission for Information Technology (CNTI) in Angola to provide technology solutions, training and consulting services in the African country.

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Mandriva Linux 2008 RC 1 (aka Copernic) is available

http://wiki.mandriva.com

The first release candidate for Mandriva Linux 2008 is now available.

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Mandriva & Intel Showcase the Intel-powered classmate PC

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Mandriva & Intel presented and demonstrated the Intel-powered classmatePC to KDE developers at the aKademy 2007 conference in Glasgow, Scotland.

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A brief hands-on with the Intel Classmate PC (with Linux)

http://arstechnica.com

"Ars Technica recently got its hands on the new Intel Classmate laptop computer, one of the new projects competing for a share of school-aged computer users in developing countries. I was able to survey this machine thanks to Helio Chissini de Castro of Mandriva."

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Mandriva CEO: We Will Not 'Pay Protection Money'

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Mandriva has become the third major Linux distributor to publicly announce it has no intention to join Microsoft in licensing and non-litigation pacts. Red Hat and Ubuntu have made similar statements, while Novell, Xandros and Linspire have partnered with Microsoft in sharing licensed technology and agreeing not to sue each other over possible patent infringements.

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