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DistroWatch: Mandrake Linux 9.1--A GNU/Linux Distribution in the Making [Part II]

Jan 24, 2003, 23:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew D. Balsa)

[ Thanks to Ladislav Bodnar for this link. ]

"The review of Mandrake 9.1 beta 1 went online a few days ago, and a few hours later MandrakeSoft was releasing beta 2. So here we go again! What's changed? What's fixed? What's added?

"The first good news is that this beta 2 comes on two CDs, so there is a lot more stuff to be tested. I have also received some feedback on the review of beta 1 which had some shortcomings, and hopefully I can do better this time. Among other things I am going to provide some advice for those that want to try beta 2 on their own Linux box.

"However, I would like to stick to some guidelines I have chosen for the first review: I am not going to compare this beta to any other distribution (RedHat or SuSE or Gentoo or Debian or whatever...), and I am going to concentrate on 'the desktop experience'. And by the way, this beta 2 includes KSnapshot, so I was able to add some more eye-candy. Enjoy...!"

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