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Update: Mandrake Linux Releases 9.1... Really

Mar 25, 2003, 18:26 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

[Editor's Note: Earlier this morning, Linux Today reported the apprarent existence of Mandrake Linux 9.1 RC3 on the Mandrake FTP mirrors. It is clear now that what was RC3 was in fact the final version of Mandrake Linux 9.1 that was being synchronized surreptitiously. Linux Today regrets the error and now links to the official final release announcement of Mandrake Linux 9.1. -BKP]

"MandrakeSoft, a leading provider of Linux solutions for the enterprise and for individuals, today announced the immediate availability of Mandrake Linux 9.1 'Bamboo' for x86 processors. This new release is one of the most advanced and powerful Linux systems currently available, with cutting-edge features such as Apache 2, NTFS partition resizing, ACPI power-management, 'Zeroconf' network support, WiFi support, and much more. Mandrake Linux 9.1 provides an unequaled level of comfort for users with a simplified graphical installer, a brand-new 'MandrakeGalaxy' theme, stunning anti-aliased fonts, and of course the new KDE 3.1 and GNOME 2.2 desktop environments.

"The 'core' version of Mandrake Linux 9.1 is now available for download. Complete retail packs may be pre-ordered at MandrakeStore (http://www.mandrakestore.com). Choose from:

  • Mandrake 9.1 Standard (US recommended price: $39.90 USD), a customized Linux system for desktop workstations
  • Mandrake 9.1 PowerPack (US recommended price: $69.00 USD), a full-featured Linux package for power-users
  • Mandrake 9.1 Prosuite (US recommended price: $199.90 USD), a comprehensive solution for small & medium-sized businesses

"MandrakeStore.com introduces a new tracking system allowing customers to monitor their orders every step of the way. Retail packs will begin shipping mid-April..."

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