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playReaction: Mandriva Linux: The Next Generation Distro?

Jun 06, 2005, 22:45 (3 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"As all other linux distributions, Mandriva LE2005 is distributed under the GPL ( General public licence) and is available to everybody by downloading the appropriate cd images from one of the many public ftp servers and burning them to cd. Alternatively Mandriva may send you a boxed edition containing cds and manuals for the first time user for a reasonable fee. With this you get more software than one would get with the downloadable version. The last way to obtain linux distributions is as easy and is what I did...buy a computer magazine which has as give away cds a full linux distribution. In my case this month was Mandriva Linux and here I am writing this article using my free linux distribution using Open Office.org 1.1.4 which is a free office suite distributed with Mandriva Linux and many other Distros..."

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