“I’ve recently installed both Gentoo 1.4 and Mandrake 9.0 (both bleeding edge distros). I’m not going to talk about the installation so much as the niceness factor. The niceness factor in my opinion is after doing a default install, how nice is it to use. Gentoo 1.4 hasn’t been released yet, so things may change.” Read the mini-review at NewsForge. The pluses for Mandrake installation are its speed and the absolute ease of obtaining and applying updates. It completely obliterates the Windows contenders in both the update category and the installation of attached devices. Read that article at LinuxWorld.