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Linux Distribution: Mandriva Linux (Formaly called Mandrakelinux)
Url: http://www.mandriva.com/

 
Mandriva Linux 10.1 Official is the branch of the operating system dedicated to those who want an advanced and well-stabilized Linux system.

About Mandriva Linux (Formaly called Mandrakelinux)
10.1 Official provides unparalleled hardware support together with extended integration of mobile and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and WIFI. Other key features include GNOME 2.6, enhanced laptop support and new compilers for even greater performance. Users keen on all things "Advanced" need not look any further.
The ideal complement to any Mandriva Linux product is a membership to Mandriva Club which offers a wide range of benefits including access to more than 60,000 applications that run on Mandriva Linux, plus a wide assortment of privileges, including the download of commercial Mandriva Linux ISO images for Silver members and above. Subscribing to the Mandriva Club is also the best way to support Mandrivalinux development.


Mandriva Linux 10.1: System overview

Mandriva Linux 10.1 features the following major softwares:


Linux Kernel 2.6.8 (and various fixes from 2.6.9rc)
Xorg 6.7.0
KDE 3.2.3
GNOME 2.6
Glibc 2.3.3, GCC 3.4.1
Apache 2.0.50, PHP 4.3.8
MySQL 4.0.18, Samba 3.0.6
Mozilla 1.7.2, GIMP 2.0.4
OpenOffice.org 1.1.3

Releases:
2008-03-03 00:00:00.0 Mandriva Linux 2008.1 RC1 is available    View
The fifth pre-release of Mandriva Linux 2008.1 is here. This pre-release includes the all-new artwork for the 2008.1 release, further improvements to the Mandriva software management tools, WPA-EAP support in the network configuration tools, KDE 3.5.9 and 4.0.1, some new default applications in KDE and GNOME, and the latest pre-release of OpenOffice.org 2.4. The beta is available in Free and One editions, with i586 and x86_64 DVDs for the Free edition and i586, KDE and GNOME CDs for the One edition. As far as testing goes, we are particularly interested in testing the NTFS support, making sure RPMdrake has no problems, PulseAudio, multimedia keyboard support, hardware detection and hibernation support.
2008-01-16 00:00:00.0 Mandriva Linux 2008.1 Alpha 2 is available    View
The second pre-release of Mandriva Linux 2008.1 is here. This pre-release brings a near-final snapshot of KDE 4.0 (final 4.0 packages are currently being uploaded to the Cooker repositories), new NVIDIA and ATI drivers, the chance to test the experimental Nouveau open source driver for NVIDIA cards, kernel 2.6.24-rc7, and more.
2007-01-02 00:00:00.0 Mandriva Linux 2007.1 Alpha 1 has been released    View
Mandriva Linux 2007 Alpha1 (Hangzhou). This alpha version is available via two means. Firstly via the public FTP and HTTP sites mirroring the Mandriva Linux repository. Second, the preferred way, via either the provided One CDs (installable live CDs), or the installation mini CD i586 and x86_64.
2005-10-11 00:00:00.0 Mandriva Linux 2006 released    View
Mandriva Linux 2006 is the ultimate version of Mandriva Linux. It is the fruit of the convergence of three technologies: Mandriva, Conectiva and Lycoris. Mandriva Linux 2006 is also more easy-to-use, more user-friendly and more powerful. It is ideal for the needs of all customers, from the beginner to the SOHO user. New features in 2006: Desktop Search tool, Interactive Firewall, new package manager: Smart, DeltaRPM updates,Auto-installation server (PowerPack+) Changes in Mandriva Linux 2006: New installer feature New software: Graphical desktops: KDE 3.4 & GNOME 2.10, Core & main components: Kernel 2.6.12, gcc 4.0, X.org 6.9, glibc 2.3.5, OpenOffice.org 1.1.5, Kolab2 (groupware server), Akregator (RSS feed reader), Full version third-party products: Opera (web browser), Skype(TM) (Voice over IP with free calls), Mindawn (online music service), Adobe®Reader(TM)7.0, RealPlayer(TM) 10, Flash(TM)Player 7- Improved performance: Boot time reduction Better look-and-feel and ergonomics
 
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