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Mandriva Linux 2007.1 Review

Apr 27, 2007, 21:45 (5 Talkback[s])
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"After making a lot of progress with Mandriva Linux 2007, I thought perhaps Mandriva had turned over a new leaf, and was using that release as a starting point for an overall better quality operating environment. I was totally wrong. Both the PowerPack Edition and Discovery/LX have slid so far back with version 2007.1 that I have serious doubts as to the future of Mandriva's viability as a commercial desktop operating system. Though some small but noticeable bugs were fixed and all of the usual packages have been upgraded in this new release, so much important functionality has been removed from it--and new, more serious bugs introduced--that Mandriva Linux 2007.1 has no hope of competing with other recently-released desktop operating systems..."

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