NewsForge: Mandrake 9.0 vs. Mandrake 8.2 For New Linux Users
Oct 04, 2002, 09:00 (16 Talkback[s])
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"This article concentrates on describing a basic Mandrake 9.0
installation and setup from a new user's viewpoint, using nothing
but default settings all the way through. I've also tossed in a few
notes on how Mandrake 9.0 differs from Mandrake 8.2 and other
previous Mandrake releases.
"The test laptop is a ThinkPad T20, a pleasant, well-aged
'mid-range' machine known to run Linux well without any tweaking.
The only peripheral attached as I start my installation is an SMC
'EZ Connect' Wireless PC Card, Model No. SMC2632W, another device
that has already proved to be Linux-capable. I'm using a 'download'
version of Mandrake 9.0 supplied on preburned CDs by