The Paris meeting results: the Community is moving forwardview story

http://blog.mandriva.com – Most of us are still sitting in the meeting room, but I think it’s important to let everybody know about the results of this fruitful meeting day in Paris. We (see the list of participants below) have met in Paris for most of the day and we discussed the future of the Mandriva Linux distribution. As explained in previous blogs, Mandriva SA wants to create a fully independent foundation that (General)

Mandriva 2012 technical previewview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – With the release of Mandriva 2012 technology preview last week, Mandriva SA has taken the first step towards publishing Mandriva 2012. The release announcement shows that the company will now support desktop environments other than the K Desktop Environment, which was the default and only desktop environment supported in Mandriva Desktop 2011. The installer in [...] (General)

The Road to the Foundation – Episode 1view story

http://blog.mandriva.com – As explained in the previous blogposts here, Mandriva SA would like to move forward with the creation of the foundation and the setup of an independent project in charge of developing the existing Mandriva Linux distribution. A conversation has started and I must say that I am happy with the feedback wether on the dedicated mailing list or on the community forums. (General)

F17 NFS Trouble - rquotad not running?view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I installed two F16 machines, and NFS was working just fine between those and my other systems. I took one of those two F16 machines and did a fresh install to F17. Now the F17 machine can't even automount (autofs) itself. Nor are other machines able to mount it. (HowTos)

SpeedCrunch is a light weight, fast, precision scientific calculator released under GPL.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – SpeedCrunch is a light weight, fast, precision scientific calculator released under GPL. (HowTos)

Mageia 2 reviewview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Mageia 2, the second edition of the Linux distribution forked from Mandriva Linux, was released late last month, May 22 to be exact. Made available for download, were Live CD installation images for KDE and GNOME 3, and other ISO installation media that allows you to install desktop environments and window managers other than KDE [...] (General)

A conversation with the communityview story

http://blog.mandriva.com – As Mandriva is entering a new phase in its history it has started an important conversation with the community about the future of the Mandriva Linux distribution, its governance and its goals. My name is Charles-H. (General)

How to get back that friendly desktop look on Mageia 2 GNOME 3view story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – GNOME 3, KDE, LXDE and E17 are four complete desktop environments available during the installation of Mageia 2, the latest release of the Linux distribution derived from Mandriva. While KDE is usable without modification for the vast majority of users, the other three require that most users get some digital grease on their hands before [...] (General)

StackFolder and KLook integrationview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Last November, I published an article titled 2 cool reasons to use the K Desktop Environment. The reasons I cited in that article, are two applications called StackFolder and Takeoff Launcher. StackFolder is a ROSA/Mandriva widgetized application that makes it easy to browse the contents of a folder right from the KDE panel, without opening [...] (General)

ROSA Marathon 2012 reviewview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – ROSA Marathon is a Linux distribution derived from Mandriva Desktop 2011 and ROSA Desktop 2011. It is developed by ROSA Laboratory, a Linux solutions provider based in Moscow, Russia. The company publishes two lines of Linux distributions. There is ROSA Marathon and ROSA Desktop. According to the Release Notes, ROSA Marathon is designed for enterprise, [...] (General)