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Mandriva Linux 2008 Powerpack Review

Oct 18, 2007, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Mandriva PowerPack edition is unique among desktop Linux distributions in that it doesn't try to remove the technical complexity from the operating environment--it isn't 'dumbed down.' It's the perfect balance between automation and control; this is especially welcome in a desktop Linux realm where distributors are increasingly focusing on eliminating control in favor of automation in an attempt to appeal to low-knowledge users. The installation utility is easy to use and understand, but it doesn't skip over things like network administration, drive partitioning and formatting, and user accounts..."

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