The French GNU/Linux company Mandriva has earned a stay of execution with an "external entity" expressing an interest in acquiring the company, according to the company blog
on 01/19/2012 – Made popular on 01/19/2012
Dear users, friends, fans and supporters of the Mandriva Linux distribution,
after reviewing all your messages, suggestions, ideas and comments, Mandriva SA took the decision to transfer the responsibility of the Mandriva Linux distribution to an independent entity.
The French company Mandriva, which creates and sells the Mandriva GNU/Linux distribution, has received investments from a number of unnamed investors, allowing the company to take itself off the market.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SauceThe decision taken by Mandriva SA, the French company that produces the Mandriva GNU/Linux distribution, to base its workstation and server products on two different codebases is a pragmatic one, based on the state of the two codebases.
Mandriva, the French company behind the popular line of Linux distributions with the same name, is apparently for sale, according to Mandriva Linux Online (MLO). The firm is said to be in deep financial troubles, which have only worsened this year. The viable options are its being sold or closing down the whole shop.
Paris, March 15th 2010 - Mandriva, Europe's leading publisher of Linux solutions, today announced the availability of the update to its Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 (MES 5), providing the delivery of technology enhancements to customers via the company's subscription model.
As we’ve announced a few months ago, Mandriva S.A., the company behind the popular Mandriva Linux operating system decided to cease the Mandriva Linux operating system and transfer the responsibility to an independent entity. Therefore, the time has come for a new name, as we’ve announced this summer, voted by members of... (read more)