"This is the followup to part one of the Mandriva 2006 Review.
Next to a discussion of the features of Mandriva Linux 2006, the
used software and hardware, the installation of the system and the
first impressions (including some benchmark numbers), part one
includes a background article on Linux software installation. That
section was generally well received, but unfortunately some people
didn't get the point.
"It was never supposed to 'prove' that software installation on
Linux is more intuitive than on other platforms, nor did it make a
point about the Linux system installation. In fact, the only point
to the article was to explain the background of Linux software
installation just as one might explain the constellation system of
automatic gears in cars to those who only have knowledge of manual
gearboxes and can't imagine a simpler and easier-to-use