Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Feb 2003 03:57 UTC, submitted by ladislav
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris "For the last few weeks I have been reporting on the development cycle of Mandrake 9.1. Then, the presence of an ISO image for Mandrake PPC 9.1 Beta 1 piqued my curiosity, and some days later two ISO images for Mandrake PPC 9.1 Beta 2 were made available on the various mandrake mirrors. Among my obsol... err, I mean, my old computers, I have a 350 MHz iMac which hasn't seen much use for the last 8 months. So without any extraordinary expectations, I decided to attempt the installation of this different flavour of Mandrake Linux. I was in for a few good surprises..." Read the article at DistroWatch.
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Re: OS X is annoying
by stew on Sat 15th Feb 2003 18:23 UTC

1) Alt-tab is weird as it's between applications rather than between windows in an application. If you're trying to use two text documents or similar it's a pain.

Use ctrl-tab.

3) AppleMail doesn't hack it in comparison to Evolution. It doesn't do threading for a start; good things are it handles pgp properly which evo doesn't.

Yes, I'm waiting for Evolution on OS X too. Some folks reported that they successfully compiled it, but I'll wait until it appears as a fink or OpenDarwin package.