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LinuxPR: MandrakeSoft's New Release Fulfills Promise of Complete, Fully-Graphical Linux OS

Nov 10, 2000, 09:20 (10 Talkback[s])

"Through its exclusive relationship with MandrakeSoft, Macmillan USA announces the retail release of Linux-Mandrake 7.2 with three new products: Linux-Mandrake Complete 7.2, Linux-Mandrake PowerPack Deluxe 7.2 and Linux-Mandrake 7.2 Professional Suite."

"Whether you're a new user or a seasoned Linux professional, one of these products is right for you. With value-added features and support, coupled with unparalleled ease of installation and configuration, Linux enthusiasts will marvel at the latest enhancements included in Linux-Mandrake 7.2. Productivity-enhancing, automated administration tools, enhanced printer support, and an entire suite of graphical interfaces, combined with new utilities, office applications, games and updated security applications, create a complete and powerful graphical operating system."

"Linux-Mandrake 7.2 makes all of its system administration tools easily available through the DrakConf application, which now includes more user-friendly utilities for creating custom menus. And, in a first for a Linux distribution, the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) is made available for more efficient single or networked printer administration. Users can also customize their desktops, choosing from several graphical interfaces. For office productivity, the new release includes both StarOffice and Koffice integrated office suites, as well as an updated Linux Library, and a multimedia tutorial to guide you through common topics."

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