ExtremeTech: Missing in Action at LinuxWorld
Feb 01, 2003, 05:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)
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"Let's start with Mandrake. As we all know Mandrake has fallen
on some difficult times financially and is in the process of
restructuring. Mandrake is one of the best distros for Linux
newbies and it would be a crying shame if it went out of business.
So we hope that the restructuring succeeds and that the company
"Based on what we heard from Mandrake, we're optimistic about
the company's chances. Kadjo N'Doua of Mandrake told us that 'For
this year, we've chosen to focus on the Paris show. We intend to
participate in the next US LinuxWorld shows.' N'Doua went on to say
that Mandrake had just released the '...second beta of Mandrake
Linux 9.1' and that the company's 'focus now is to provide users
with the best Mandrake ever...'"
So keep your fingers crossed, Mandrake users! Let's all hope that
things turn out well for this prominent distro. The Linux community
needs Mandrake to succeed over the long haul.