Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Apr 2009 21:20 UTC, submitted by Anne
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Mandriva has announced the launch of the final version of Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring (codename Pauillac). This new version comes with a host of improvements and changes, as always. Fun fact: this is the first release reported to us by Anne Nicolas instead of Adam Williamson. For those that keep score.
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Recommended
by mariux on Thu 30th Apr 2009 04:54 UTC
mariux
Member since:
2005-11-13

I cannot recommend 2009 spring with KDE enough.

Everyone who was disappointed by KDE4 (as I was, a big fan of KDE during the 3 series) should give this one a try.

I haven't been a big user of rpm distros before but this one works very well at least.

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RE: Recommended
by cjcoats on Thu 30th Apr 2009 11:43 in reply to "Recommended"
cjcoats Member since:
2006-04-16

Does this version of KDE4 allow you to configure click-in-root-window window-list and application menus (what you get to in KDE3 by ControlCenter>Desktop>Behavior>Mouse Button Actions)? Every other WM I've used (since OLWM on Sparc2's around 1990) has allowed some measure of configurability here; from what I hear, KDE4 is completely broken in that regard.

Unless it does, it's good-bye to KDE for me and probably good-by to Mandriva/Mandrake after twelve years of use.

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RE[2]: Recommended
by DeadFishMan on Thu 30th Apr 2009 14:12 in reply to "RE: Recommended"
DeadFishMan Member since:
2006-01-09

Does this version of KDE4 allow you to configure click-in-root-window window-list and application menus (what you get to in KDE3 by ControlCenter>Desktop>Behavior>Mouse Button Actions)? Every other WM I've used (since OLWM on Sparc2's around 1990) has allowed some measure of configurability here; from what I hear, KDE4 is completely broken in that regard.

Unless it does, it's good-bye to KDE for me and probably good-by to Mandriva/Mandrake after twelve years of use.


Since you seem to be a fan of the distribution wouldn't be easier if you just installed a different window manager - Fluxbox judging by the description of your needs - and retain all of the qualities that make Mandriva a good distro for you instead of switching distros completely?

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RE[2]: Recommended
by Anne on Thu 30th Apr 2009 15:15 in reply to "RE: Recommended"
Anne Member since:
2009-02-03

Hi !

Please have a look in System Settings then choose "Window behaviour". You will find there all what you need.

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