Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jul 2005 16:23 UTC
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris TuxMachines has a quick look at Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta 1. This beta has been quietly released over the weekend; DistroWatch lists the mirrors where you can download. You can see the full package list here, and a screenshot gallery here.
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RE: Losing momentum
by AdamW on Tue 19th Jul 2005 08:52 UTC in reply to "Losing momentum"
AdamW
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2005-07-06

Hey, there's really useful and specific criticism. "Sparse" releases? They have exactly as much stuff in them as previous releases (or more, since we increased the ISO sizes). Losing "momentum" and "mindshare"? Well, you keep worrying about momentum and mindshare, and we'll just look after our users, how's that sound?

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RE[2]: Losing momentum
by Rodrigo on Tue 19th Jul 2005 10:50 in reply to "RE: Losing momentum"
Rodrigo Member since:
2005-07-06

Sure, who cares, I am just one more ex-MandrakeClub member who is actually happy to read messages like yours, it makes my decision to spend money in your company even more sure.

Of course there's no way to measure "momentum" objectively, but one thing I've noticed clearly here at OSNEws as well as in other places is that Mandrake doesn't generate a fraction of the buzz and excitement it used to, on the good old days of versions 7 to 10. I hope Iĉm wrong and news MandrakeClub members (or whatever it's called now) are flocking to your site, but I wouldn't bet a dollar on it.

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