CNET News: Mandrake Moves Faster with New Linux
Mar 28, 2003, 16:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"MandrakeSoft has released a new version of its Linux software
that embraces some technology that rival Red Hat still keeps at
"Red Hat is becoming more aggressive with its enthusiast version
of Linux, adopting open-source technologies more quickly than in
the past because the company can satisfy conservative business
customers with its slower-moving Enterprise Linux versions. But
MandrakeSoft is still moving more aggressively.
"MandrakeSoft, currently under bankruptcy protection, has been
jumping to include as rapidly as possible the latest technology,
such as AMD's forthcoming Opteron processors. The company, based in
Paris but with the largest fraction of its business in North
America, also has pleaded for financial help from its users..."