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MandrakeSoft: Mandrake Linux 9.0 Beta 2 Available for Testing

Aug 05, 2002, 16:00 (16 Talkback[s])

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The second Beta of Mandrake Linux 9.0 is available for download and testing. Changes from the first beta include:

  • A new rpmdrake (rpm installation tool) written in perl has been introduced. It is much simpler to use and performs faster. The development team would like testers to focus on this new tool.
  • Java support is back in Mozilla/Galeon (compiled with gcc 2.96).
  • msec (security tools) has been modified to ensure that security during check tasks remains as efficient as in normal mode.

Your help is crucial. To download Mandrake Linux 9.0 Beta 2 and obtain informations on how to participate in the Beta test cycle, please visit

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