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: Re: OS X is annoying
by Steve George on Sat 15th Feb 2003 20:05 UTC

I was a bit misleading with the title of this threat - OS X is sometimes irritating.

Anyway, I have Evolution compiled on Mac OS X so it is usable: I used fink and the source compile option. Took a few days to work out fink and I don't totatlly have everything organised properly. But evolution works absolutely fine.

It doesn't look as nice on Mac even with Apple's X server as for some reason evolution doesn't seem to pick up the font support that well. But it is usable and I am using it for my email lists that I really need threading on.