Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Apr 2009 11:05 UTC, submitted by Anne
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris The RC2 release of Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring (code name Estephe) is now available. This RC2 version provides some updates on major desktop components of the distribution, including KDE 4.2.2, GNOME 2.26, server 1.6, and kernel 2.6.29. This RC2 version proposes also nearly all of the 2009 Spring design. This version will allow you also to dump in a very easy way All available One hybrid isos on a USB key and then install Mandriva Linux on netbooks.
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RE: Whats the point
by WereCatf on Tue 7th Apr 2009 16:31 UTC in reply to "Whats the point"
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Why should anyone choose Mandriva over Ubuntu? I really have no clue. What makes it different or better?

The tools and utilities, available packages, the look-and-feel and so forth? I have tried Ubuntu, I did try to like it, but I just couldn't. Not to mention that I always had some issues with Ubuntu, either it crashed on me all the time, or sound didn't work, or it screwed up some configuration files I had altered or so forth. Mandriva just works a whole lot better for me.

That said, I hope 2009.1 final arrives soon ^^

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