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How to customize Mandriva 2011

Aug 31, 2011, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to finid for this link. ]

Mandriva 2011, the latest desktop edition of the popular Linux distribution, was released yesterday. If you have just installed it, you would have noticed, if you mouseover the update manager icon, this message: "No medium found. You must add some media through Software Media Manager.

That is just telling you that the package (or update) manager is not pointing to any remote software sources or repositories. As a result, no updates can be applied to the system.

If you are new to Mandriva, this brief tutorial will show the simple steps you can take to add (remote) software sources to the system, plus a few other customizations tips, such as replacing the default menu.

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