Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Nov 2006 21:49 UTC, submitted by mister
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris "Mandriva 2007 may be the best distribution I have used. Looking through Mandriva's forum, you see employees of the company who care and are genuinely trying to help. Mandriva offers 'Free as in freedom' versions and versions with propriatery software. You would expect a release like this to be trumpeted. Instead, the release was met with hostility. Forums on tech sites were filled with Linux users cheering for the end of Mandriva. What happened? How did a company that was loved at one time become so unpopular? Is the hostility justified?"
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Professionnal support
by leibowitz on Thu 2nd Nov 2006 00:53 UTC
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2006-10-17

You are right, the club is overpriced for what it has to offer.

Consider that I want to pay to get Mandriva, I will buy the Mandriva Linux Discovery 2007 DVD at 44 (40 $) and that's all.
Note this is what I did a while ago when it was Mandriva 9.2 I think.

Of course you can get more if you pay more. But you won't pay for the Club, even if you need more support. Who wants to be part of that Club really.

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