Duke of URL: Linux Mandrake 7.1b3 Review!

[ Thanks to Patrick
for this link. ]

“With 7.0 behind them, MandrakeSoft is already on their way to
7.1 Sure, it may not sound like a big upgrade, but with 7.1 we see
many newly established products make their way into their latest

The product in the limelight here is XFree86 4.0. XFree86
4.0 implements something Windows users have been enjoying for
years. Direct hardware access. This will no doubt help the push for
more 3D drivers, as we have seen at least nVidia step forward and
pump out XF86-4.0 compatible drivers almost immediately after its

“We know Mandrake is known for its ease of use, stability and
tact in putting together a distribution, but can they take the role
of cutting edge? Let’s see…”


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