LinuxWorld: Mandrake 9.0 & Xoops Revisited
Dec 24, 2002, 22:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)
"I just spent the last few days rediscovering why I like
Mandrake Linux and why I don't use it anymore. I downloaded the iso
images for Mandrake 9.0 and burned a couple of CDs. About a
half-hour later, I had Mandrake 9.0 up and running on my 1-GHz
Athlon, based on the Asus A7M266 motherboard. The machine has an
NVidia GeForce 3, Intel Ethernet Express Pro 100, Sound Blaster
Live!, ATA100 disk drives and 512 MB of DDR RAM.
"Joe Barr was right to rave about the Mandrake 9.0 install.
Mandrake did just about everything right from start to finish,
which was a welcome relief after some of the bonehead problems I
found in Mandrake the last time I used it (I'm guessing that was
back around version 8.0, if memory serves, although it rarely