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Duke of URL: Linux Mandrake 7.1b3 Review!

May 29, 2000, 01:44 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrick Mullen)

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"With 7.0 behind them, MandrakeSoft is already on their way to 7.1 Sure, it may not sound like a big upgrade, but with 7.1 we see many newly established products make their way into their latest distribution."

"The product in the limelight here is XFree86 4.0. XFree86 4.0 implements something Windows users have been enjoying for years. Direct hardware access. This will no doubt help the push for more 3D drivers, as we have seen at least nVidia step forward and pump out XF86-4.0 compatible drivers almost immediately after its release."

"We know Mandrake is known for its ease of use, stability and tact in putting together a distribution, but can they take the role of cutting edge? Let's see..."

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