Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Oct 2008 20:22 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Mandriva has today released Mandriva Linux 2009, the new major release of the popular distribution. 2009 is a bold release which brings the new KDE 4 as the default desktop, along with a re-designed installer and Mandriva Control Center and many other new features. Other significant updates include GNOME 2.24, 3, Mozilla Firefox 3, and kernel 2.6.27. Key features include new graphical in-line upgrade capability, netbook compatibility, class-leading hardware support, and further improved support for working with mobile devices. For more details, see the Release Tour and the Release Notes. Get it at the download page, or go straight to the torrent list.
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Just installed mandriva 2009... FAST!
by agrouf on Tue 14th Oct 2008 05:39 UTC
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Installation was slow, but the system...
It's FAST!
urpmi is faster than ever. It looks 2 times faster than apt-get on my machine now!
It boots in less than 10 seconds on my machine!
I'm more than happy with this realease. Thank you!

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