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Mandriva Linux 2007 Beta 2 Version "Odin Released.

Aug 16, 2006, 20:00 (4 Talkback[s])

Mandriva Linux 2007 Beta 2 version "Odin".

Another beta version of Mandriva Linux 2007 has been released !

Still available in four differents versions (KDE or GNOME, i586 or x86_64) and Dual Architecture DVD.

Note that not all of the new features have been implemented yet and that a beta version is not bug-proof. This is why we strongly encourage everyone to test and report any bugs or surprises they may encounter.

Main changes :

  • GNOME 2.16 beta 2
  • Kernel 2.6.17 (based on 2.6.17.8, with ALSA 1.0.12 rc2, i965 support, and new kernel factorization: normal, enterprise and legacy)
  • KDE 3.5.4
  • More applications migrated to XDG menus
  • New 'Ia Ora' Mandriva Theme (only included in GNOME for now)
  • New VPN configuration tool (drakvpn)

4 live/install CDs versions :
Gnome Live CD for i586 processors
Gnome Live CD for x86_64 processors
KDE Live CD for i586 processors
KDE Live CD for x86_64 processors

Dual Architecture Installation :
Mandriva 2007 Beta Installation DVD
Mandriva 2007 Beta Installation CDs

You are encouraged to test and comments this beta release.

  • Check that all your hardware is supported. Note that these ISO files only include free software, you may need to check with your hardware manufacturer for the appropriate drivers or firmwares (especially ATI and NVidia video cards, Intel centrino wireless ipw2100/2200 Wifi cards, Hsf modem...)
  • Report any missing or unwanted software

Find more technical information about this beta on http://qa.mandriva.com/twiki/bin/view/Main/MandrivaLinux2007Odin

Download the Mandriva Linux 2007 Beta 2 Odin on http://www.mandriva.com/linux/2007/

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About Mandriva

Mandriva, formerly known as Mandrakesoft, is the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, one of the most full-featured and easy to use Linux systems. The company offers its enterprise, government educational customers a complete range of GNU/Linux and Open Source software and related services. Mandriva products are available in more than 120 countries through dedicated channels and also from Mandrivastore.com, the company's online store. "Born on the Internet" in late 1998, has offices in the United States, France and Brazil. Mandriva is traded on Paris Euronext Marché Libre (ISIN Code: FR0004159382/MLMAN; Reuters code: MAKE.PA) and the US OTC market (stock symbol MDKFF).

http://www.mandriva.com

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Estelle Estrabeau, press@mandriva.com -- +33 1 40 41 17 64