Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Aug 2007 19:56 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris The second beta of Mandriva Linux 2008, codenamed Galilee, is now available. The release notes are available here. A guide to major new features (some of which are not yet implemented in this beta) is available here, and the detailed technical specifications are available here. This beta is available as a three CD or one DVD Free edition (containing no non-free software or drivers) for the x86-32 and x86-64 architectures, with a traditional installer. Future betas will be available in One live/install CD hybrid editions with proprietary drivers.
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RE: Mandriva vs Fedora ?
by porcel on Sun 26th Aug 2007 21:26 UTC in reply to "Mandriva vs Fedora ?"
porcel
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2006-01-28

1) Stability.

While RHES is a bastion of stability, my experiences with Fedora have been absolutely terrible.

2) Guaranteed security updates for 18 months on even free products.

3) A better control center.

4) A decent implementation of KDE.

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