Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Nov 2008 19:19 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Thanks to the Mandriva Xfce volunteer development team, a community Xfce One edition of Mandriva Linux 2009 is now available for download from all official Mandriva mirrors. A list of download locations can be found on the Wiki page. This release gives you all the benefits of Mandriva Linux 2009 along with a fast and stable Xfce desktop.
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RE[6]: another distro!
by Adurbe on Tue 18th Nov 2008 13:57 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: another distro!"
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I am aware Mandrivia is not a derivitive of opensuse nor ubuntu (it was a redhat spin-off back in the day but that doesnt really hold true anymore)

Ubuntu is more than just debian testing with open office, have you used th new network manager? THAT is (was) a new, unique feature.

Whats the comaprable feature in this release?

Please note im asking what is new in THIS release, NOT mandrivia in general

Is XFCE faster than a gnome install? they both run everything on the same gtk+ framework as far as I understand so in reality, where is this performace boost coming from? less memory usage of loading the panel?

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