Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jun 2007 22:13 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Mandriva has released Corporate Desktop 4.0 "Mandriva is proud to announce the release of Corporate Desktop 4.0, the brand new version of its enterprise-dedicated work station. Ergonomically designed, secure, comprehensive, easy to use and to administer: by consulting its corporate clients and building on its own expertise in the desktop area, Mandriva developed Corporate Desktop 4.0, a distro that can be installed in less than 15 minutes and extensively customized thanks to a new post-installation tool."
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Superb!
by Supreme Dragon on Fri 22nd Jun 2007 00:07 UTC
Supreme Dragon
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2007-03-04

"Ergonomically designed, secure, comprehensive, easy to use and to administer"

There are many corporate desktops that are in desperate need of these features. Looks like a good OS!

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Download link?
by shapeshifter on Fri 22nd Jun 2007 00:41 UTC
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2006-09-19

Link to download iso?

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RE: Download link?
by AdamW on Fri 22nd Jun 2007 01:20 UTC in reply to "Download link?"
AdamW Member since:
2005-07-06

you can sign up for a trial version at https://my.mandriva.com/cd4/trial . well, not really a trial version, you get the whole distro plus access to updates for one month.

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No patent protection
by davidiwharper on Fri 22nd Jun 2007 10:26 UTC
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2006-01-01

I'm shocked. Shocked, I say! What can they have been thinking? :-)

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RE: No patent protection
by _mikk on Fri 22nd Jun 2007 20:10 UTC in reply to "No patent protection"
_mikk Member since:
2005-10-19

Yeah...

In todays world, it actually might be a necessity, as no CIO would want to risk his job by a perception of a great threat imposed by using open source software without legal protection to go along with it.

Unfortunately, ***sigh***, I'm not being sarcastic here

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RE[2]: No patent protection
by raver31 on Sat 23rd Jun 2007 08:02 UTC in reply to "RE: No patent protection"
raver31 Member since:
2005-07-06

Yes, and what is even more unfortunate, is that no-one here believed you were being sarcastic.

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RE: No patent protection
by juno_106 on Sun 24th Jun 2007 02:39 UTC in reply to "No patent protection"
juno_106 Member since:
2007-06-24

Mandriva doesn't have a very good reputation but at least they didn't fall into the dark side :-)

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