Linked by Adam S on Wed 18th Jun 2008 14:32 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Mandriva has released the planned schedule and technical specifications for its next release, Mandriva Linux 2009. These can be found on the Mandriva Wiki. The schedule calls for a first alpha release on June 25th, with the final release set for early October. Planned features include KDE 4, Firefox 3, 3, a new design for the installer, a live distribution upgrade mode for MandrivaUpdate, and improvements to many of the Mandriva tools. Take a look and see what you may find on your system when the final Mandriva Linux 2009 release is available.
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by Sodapop on Wed 18th Jun 2008 18:50 UTC
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Mandriva is about the only flavor of Linux that Almost properly detected all my hardware. I've yet to find a distro that properly detects and configures my sound card and monitor.

Otherwise I would have switched permanently by now. I'm just not interested in spending all day trying to fix it. Go ahead and mod me down, but I'm telling the truth about my experience, not trolling.

About once or twice a year I try Linux again to see if it works for me, but so far, not yet. But I'm hopeful that someday it'll all just work without me having to fiddle.

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