Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Apr 2009 11:05 UTC, submitted by Anne
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris The RC2 release of Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring (code name Estephe) is now available. This RC2 version provides some updates on major desktop components of the distribution, including KDE 4.2.2, GNOME 2.26, server 1.6, and kernel 2.6.29. This RC2 version proposes also nearly all of the 2009 Spring design. This version will allow you also to dump in a very easy way All available One hybrid isos on a USB key and then install Mandriva Linux on netbooks.
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RE[4]: Whats the point
by kenji on Thu 9th Apr 2009 03:10 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Whats the point"
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... Perhaps. Saying that makes as much sense as to claim that Ubuntu is a desktop neutral distro, because of Kubuntu.

Kubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu and as such they are not equal.

Mandriva is one distro with multiple desktops. My point was that Mandriva does not treat KDE better than it does GNOME, nor vice versa. Ubuntu is biased pretty heavily towards GNOME.

My other point was that Mandriva gives users choices with regard to desktop. Mandriva is shedding the KDE only stigma and as such I was just clarifying that fact.

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