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Re: Mandriva

Postby dedanna1029 » 15 Sep 2010, 01:32

Yep. I'm quite enjoying it, myself. But then, I don't miss too much Mandriva's tools. Thought I would, but I just... don't. I would indeed leave those if I had the cash to buy Mandriva though, right there with the distro.
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Re: Mandriva

Postby viking60 » 15 Sep 2010, 11:26

You can buy it for One dollar I guess. Running it will be the problem. (Paying all those people every month).
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Re: Mandriva

Postby dedanna1029 » 15 Sep 2010, 16:04

True.
I'd rather be a free person who fears terrorists, than be a "safe" person who fears the government.
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Re: Mandriva

Postby viking60 » 15 Sep 2010, 17:31

It has reached Distrowatch now: :pray:
http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20100913#news
And the meeting confirmed the desperate situation of Mandriva company. It looks like a fork is coming closer:
http://mageia.org/
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Re: Mandriva

Postby viking60 » 08 Oct 2010, 14:52

Update:
The distro is updated and fully functional. Mandriva is financed (and bought) by Russians. This keeps it an European distro which is good I guess.It will be exiting to see the direction Mandriva takes. If it is strongly supported It probably has the greatest potential of all distros.
If it is "business as usual" Mageia is an option, for the "die hard" Mandriva users.
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Re: Mandriva

Postby viking60 » 11 Dec 2010, 23:00

I have installed Nessus on Mandriva.This is a fantastic tool and it works well. (I have not managed to get it working in Arch yet)
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Re: Mandriva

Postby dedanna1029 » 13 Dec 2010, 06:55

How did you install it to Arch, from the site, or from AUR?

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:( yaourt nessus
1 aur/nessus 4.4.0-2 (38)
    Vulnerability scanner
2 aur/nessus-client 4.0.2-1 (21)
    Nessus client for nessus security scanner.
==> Enter n° of packages to be installed (ex: 1 2 3 or 1-3)
==> -------------------------------------------------------
==>


Of course, it may be also that it's going to work easier in Mandriva, as it depends on rpmextract in Arch. :lol:
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Re: Mandriva

Postby viking60 » 31 Jan 2011, 19:54

Mandriva communicates a new release plan And since the promised us something today we get a technology preview from Cooker. Today! Guess what! Mandriva is communicating! :s
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Re: Mandriva

Postby R_Head » 31 Jan 2011, 21:31

That is a start :s

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Re: Mandriva

Postby jkerr82508 » 31 Jan 2011, 23:44

viking60 wrote:Mandriva is communicating!

Perhaps, but:
http://lists.mandriva.com/cooker/2011-01/msg00704.php

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Re: Mandriva

Postby viking60 » 01 Feb 2011, 01:35

Eh Not sure I understand the But here?
Free TP and maybe a more pragmatic approach (ONE) later seems OK? If it works I welcome it, as long as no dependencies are built up that would enable MS or Oracle to break Mandriva's neck later on.
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Re: Mandriva

Postby viking60 » 20 Apr 2011, 12:02

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For this release, most of the UI and desktop-related features should be integrated, including new login manager functionality, stack folders integration into the environment, new welcome and launcher application, new panel and overall desktop look-and-feel (some details and screenshots could be found on Eugeni’s blog here and here, and also (in russian) here ). It also features new default theme and artwork.
More info about the release here
Mandriva is more or less sticking to the game plan and timetables that have been published earlier.
:A
Hi all,

due to a huge number of big changes in Mandriva 2011 so far, combined with rpm5 migration both in the repositories and inside the build system, we have decided to shift the release dates for Mandriva 2011 by two weeks, to give us a better time period to fit the remaining pieces.

Therefore, the new release calendar for Mandriva 2011 will look like this:
- Mandriva 2011 Alpha: February 14 2011
- Mandriva 2011 Alpha 2: February 28 2011
- Mandriva 2011 Beta 1: March 14 2011
- Mandriva 2011 Beta 2: April 11 2011
- Mandriva 2011 RC: May 9 2011
- Mandriva 2011 Final: June 13 2011

However, as today’s date was promised to give you a preview on how Mandriva 2011 will look like, we have decided to prepare an additional release, calling it Mandriva 2011 Technology Preview, to show what is inside current Mandriva Cooker, and what will be available in Alpha. And this Technology Preview becomes available today .

The Technology Preview showcases what will be inside the first Mandriva 2011 Alpha version. It already comes with rpm5, native systemd, networkmanager support, KDE 4.6.0, kernel 2.6.37, firefox 4b10, X.org server 1.9, clementine 0.6 and lots of updated packages everywhere.

Also, this Technology Preview shows a preview of the the new way we are thinking on how to run and install Mandriva Desktop. It will be possible to use the same Mandriva image to run it live, from either cdrom and flash drives (you can use the Addons/livecd-iso-to-disk script from it, contained within the iso), or install it, all from the same image. So we will have the “Mandriva Desktop” image which will supersede both Mandriva Free and Mandriva One.

Of course, it comes with some missing pieces yet:
– Networkmanager daemon is not started automatically on boot. In order to use it, run the ‘systemctl start networkmanager.service’ after boot.
– Artwork is not updated to the latest version.
– And there are still many many bugs to fix.

But if you want to see the current way of things in Mandriva Cooker, and see an rpm5 and native-systemd-powered version of Mandriva, keep an eye on your favorite mirror – the isos should appear there shortly.


Eugeni Dodonov

Mandriva 2011 beta2 contains LibreOffice 3.3.0, and the Kernel 2.6.38.3, systemd 24, og gcc 4.6.0.+ much more!
One might get the feeling that this predictable behavior partly has something to do with Mageia.
If this is the case, then Mageia already has contributed to Linux in a positive way. If not; Mandriva has just improved in this aspect. In both cases you and me are the winners. :B
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