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Capnkirby: Mandriva 2006 [Review]

Oct 24, 2005, 07:00 (8 Talkback[s])

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"A few years back when I realized that Linux was becoming my passion, and that Lycoris was not powerfully enough for my needs, I found Mandrake. In Mandrake I found a powerfully easy to use and imminently likable Distro. It was leading if not bleeding edge, keeping the repositories very up to date and full of the latest applications. I loved it! No questions asked. Over time, I began to become frustrated with it's limited stability, difficult community, and the near inability of the installer to effectively upgrade itself from one release to the next without problems requiring complete re-installs for every new release. When Texstar released PCLinuxOS, based on Mandrake 9.2, I was gone, and have not been back, until now. With the newest release, and all the hype of the merger with Conectiva and Lycoris, I felt it was time for another look..."

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