Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Oct 2007 22:25 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Earlier this week, Mandriva released Mandriva Linux 2008.0, the latest version of their flagship Linux distribution. Mandriva was so kind as to provide me with a copy of Mandriva Linux 2008.0 PowerPack, the commercial version. Back when it was named Mandrake, it was my first ever Linux distribution (I bought a Linux magazine), so I have always had a special place for Mandriva. Read on for a review.
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RE: 32 or 64 ?
by AdamW on Fri 12th Oct 2007 23:07 UTC in reply to "32 or 64 ?"
AdamW
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2005-07-06

Just about all of the x86-64 editions of Mandriva is x86-64 native. The only major bit that's not is OpenOffice.org, the x86-64 build of OO.o has been experimental for a long time. We may make the x86-64 build default on x86-64 machines in 2008.1.

But yes, you can install x86-32 apps and libraries alongside x86-64 ones where you have a need to, MDV is designed to make this possible.

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