Linked by V. Deseinture on Fri 29th Jul 2011 20:50 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Unlike Apple and Microsoft, and despite numerous demands from their users, Linux distributions have been traditionally unable to directly ship the popular Adobe Flash Player with their packages, due to the closed source nature of the software and the restrictive license chosen by Adobe. While it does seems shorter than a regular EULA made by Microsoft with all the legalese that goes with it, it does still restrict redistribution in most cases, and the FAQ seemed to be clear about that point.
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RE: Comment by AnythingButVista
by UltraZelda64 on Sun 31st Jul 2011 03:14 UTC in reply to "Comment by AnythingButVista"
UltraZelda64
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2006-12-05

I actually thought Mandriva had gone belly up. Glad to hear they're still alive.

They might as well have gone under. Mageia honestly seems like a better Mandriva than Mandriva itself. I don't know what the hell Mandriva was thinking when they decided to do away with the traditional installer DVDs and go all-out live DVD, and worse... what they did to the KDE menu, replacing it was some crap menu that's slow as hell and takes up the whole damn screen. I tried RC2, and I'm not impressed... at all.

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