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Mandriva in danger of closing its doors

Jan 06, 2012, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Signs are not good that Mandriva will be continuing much longer in its current state.

That's the news coming out of France this week, as rumors and vague confirmations point to the French Linux company possibly shuttering its doors on January 16. The reason? An apparent shareholder fight that is blocking an influx of much-needed capital.

Mandriva S.A. hasn't had an easy time of it, even after emerging from bankruptcy in 2006. Formerly MandrakeSoft, the company merged with Brazilian Linux vendor and former UnitedLinux partner Connectiva in 2005.

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