The French GNU/Linux company, Mandriva, may be forced to shut its doors as soon as January 16, following the refusal of one of its main shareholders to accept a recapitalisation scheme.
on 01/10/2012 – Made popular on 01/10/2012
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.
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.