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Mandriva 2008.1 Reviews

Apr 15, 2008, 00:45 (5 Talkback[s])
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distro-review: Mandriva 2008.1

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"Mandriva started life in July 1998 (formally known as Linux-Mandrake) as a KDE distro based on Red Hat. That was nearly 10 years ago and they've just released Mandriva 2008.1 Spring Edition so let's have a look at this release.

"They've made NTFS partitions writable by default by including the NTFS-3G system with the base install, this means that NTFS managed partitions are writable (rather than just being readable as per previous releases)..."

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LinuxSeekers: Mandriva Linux 2008.1--The Blooming Spring

[ Thanks to Adam Williamson for this link. ]

"Mandriva Linux is a predominantly KDE-centric Linux distribution originating from France. This desktop-oriented Linux distribution which began its production in 1998 owes its popularity to its ease of installation and graphical productive draktools. I decided to review Mandriva 2008 Spring (aka Mandriva Linux 2008.1) when I got to know that, this new Spring edition has a full support for the Asus Eee PC and also improved support for mobile device synchronization..."

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