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DistroWatch.com: Mandrake Linux 9.1--A GNU/Linux Distribution in the Making

Jan 17, 2003, 19:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew D. Balsa)

[ Thanks to Ladislav Bodnar for this link. ]

"Once properly installed, Mandrake 9.1 runs very, very smoothly. The appearance of the KDM login screen has changed slightly; I preferred the previous one in 9.0, but this is an easy option to customize.

"Once I got to the KDE desktop, however, I was truly impressed by how much looks have improved: Keramik is a beautiful, modern GUI style, and font handling has clearly improved. The few annoying quirks I had with my Xinerama (dual-screen) setup are gone.

"Unfortunately Mandrake has not yet adopted a complete new set of icons: I found the mixture of new and old icons aesthetically unpleasant. This, too, is easy to fix with a quick visit to KDE-Look.org..."

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