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Linux Gazette: Installing Mandriva

Jan 04, 2007, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edgar Howell)

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"A couple of years ago, I thought one GNU/Linux distribution was very close to being ready for the desktop, since the people who usually do the installations aren't bothered by all the questions that come up during the process. On the other hand, though, the installation process was still a bit too 'complicated' for someone who had never done anything with Linux, and there are many new users who don't have a savvy Linuxer in their circle of friends.

"Given that, the latest version of Mandriva (Mandriva One 2007) had my eyes glassy and my pulse racing--particularly after I had read an article about it, and a non-programmer colleague described having played with the live CD. Could this be The Answer...?"

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