LinuxNewbie.org: Mandrake 7 First Looks

“Being a RedHat/Mandrake sympathizer, when I noticed
Mandrake 7 was available, I jumped right on it. Having a fast
connection, I decided to try out an FTP install.
After making
the correct disk, I rebooted and waited.”

“Once the setup started, I was disappointed to see the install
was almost exactly like all RedHat/Mandrake installs, but this time
it was blue & black. So, I plugged in the settings for my cable
modem (static IP) and dropped in the ftp site I found with few
users on it, and fast transfer speed. That is when it all

“New graphics popped up, as well as a whole new layout for the