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Software in Review: Mandriva Linux 2007 PowerPack Edition Review

Oct 13, 2006, 16:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jem Matzan)

[ Thanks to Jem Matzan for this link. ]

"Though delayed for a while and later to market than most Mandriva fans would probably prefer, the new Mandriva Linux 2007 PowerPack Edition is finally here, nearly a year after the previous release. 2007 is typical Mandriva through and through: attractively themed in KDE, easy to install without skipping the technical details, a little bug-ridden here and there, and full of new and interesting software technologies. This release does have its own identity, though; not only has the standard theme been redesigned for the first time in several years, but this is the first Mandriva release to include a 'legal' DVD movie player.

"This section is for people who aren't familiar with Mandriva PowerPack Edition. If you just want to find out what's new in this version and how well it works, skip down to the next section..."

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