Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Sep 2007 18:11 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris The first release candidate of Mandriva Linux 2008, codenamed Copernic, is now available. The release notes are available here. A guide to major new features (some of which are not yet implemented in this release candidate) is available here, and the detailed technical specifications are available here. This release candidate 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, and as a mini-CD edition for both x86-32 and x86-64 architectures. A One combined live/install CD edition will be released in the near future (problems with unionfs prevented the One edition from being release at the same time as the other editions).
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Release candidate
by darkcoder on Wed 5th Sep 2007 20:13 UTC
darkcoder
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2006-07-14

A guide to major new features (some of which are not yet implemented in this release candidate) is available here

Dunno about the current Mandriva release schedule, but Release Candidates are not supposed to be feature complete, not fully tested software, or I miss something.

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RE: Release candidate
by AdamW on Wed 5th Sep 2007 20:55 in reply to "Release candidate"
AdamW Member since:
2005-07-06

Mandriva RCs have always been more late beta than RC - RC1 is never seriously what we intend to ship as the final release. (If we were really taking 'release candidate' at its face value, we would obviously never *schedule* an RC2 :>). Bit odd, I know, but you get used to it.

Actually, I've just been copying and pasting that little disclaimer from announcement to announcement - to be honest, almost all the stuff listed on that page actually is in RC1. I'll probably take that bit out for the RC2 announce.

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