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The 10th Anniversary of Mandriva

Jun 09, 2008, 13:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Williamson)

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"On Friday May 30th, we were invited to Mandriva’s 10th anniversary celebration at the Eiffel Tower. This French company, which specializes in producing Linux distributions, was born in 1998. Previously named Mandrake (the famous 'magician'), it changed its name after the takeover of Conectiva in 2006. In these 10 years, the company has introduced several innovations in the world of free software and its distribution is one of the world's most popular (although currently in the shadow of Ubuntu).

"We saw several interesting sights at the event, including two machines side by side: one new system running Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring, the second (a Pentium) equipped with the first version of Mandrake..."

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