Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official is available
Posted on: 04/14/2004 01:10 PM

Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official is now available. Here the press release:

Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official is available

Altadena, CA; Paris, France; April 14th 2004 - Mandrakesoft, publisher of the popular Linux distribution Mandrakelinux, today announce the availability of Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official, a full-featured operating system that includes a full suite of desktop and server applications. Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official is available for download to Mandrakeclub Members, and as part of Mandrakesoft's complete range of retail packs, now available for pre-order on www.mandrakestore.com and soon in retail stores (Suggested Retail Price for all products are shown below).

After nearly two months of polishing and enhancing the Mandrakelinux 10.0 Community release, Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official is now available. Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official offers the most advanced Linux features currently available. 10.0 Official provides increased performance with Linux kernel 2.6, an enhanced desktop experience with KDE 3.2, GNOME 2.4 and Mandrakegalaxy II, unbeatable hardware recognition, and support for Serial ATA, USB2 and IEEE 1394. Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official makes the latest and greatest Open Source technologies accessible to everyone!

Mandrakeclub Members may choose from different download options, depending upon membership level:

- Standard Members and above: Immediate access to the Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official Download Edition which includes three Install CDs plus a fourth 'Extra applications' CD

- Silver Members and above: Immediate access to 5 Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official PowerPack CD ISO images which includes three Install CDs plus two additional CDs of extra applications

- Gold Members and above: Immediate access to 7 Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official PowerPack+ CD ISO images which includes three Install CDs plus four additional CDs of extra applications. This offer includes the Kolab groupware server.

- Corporate Club members: Immediate access to the Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official PowerPack DVD which includes all applications on one convenient DVD disc!

Club subscriptions are available at:
http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/club/

Customers may also choose from a new range of retail packs, including:

- Discovery 10.0: "Your first Linux Desktop" -- ideal for people migrating from Windows. Features KDE 3.2 as the graphical desktop environment plus a hand-picked assortment of applications for Office, Internet and Multimedia activities, including Kontact and OpenOffice 1.1, a Microsoft® Office-compatible office suite. Includes:

* Two CDs (base system + more than 1200 applications) and a Mandrakemove 9.2 Live CD -- perfect for showing Linux to friends and family!
* Manual: Discovering Mandrakelinux
* Support: Standard, 30 days
* Bonus: 1 FREE month of Standard Level Mandrakeclub Membership plus 1 FREE month Mandrakeonline "Personal solutions" Membership

Suggested Retail Price: $49.90 USD/44.90 EUR

- PowerPack 10.0: "The Ultimate Linux Desktop", for experienced Linux users and developers who need all the power of a full-featured Linux workstation. Features KDE 3.2 and GNOME 2.4, OpenOffice 1.1, Mozilla 1.6, Kontact and Gimp 2.0 (in contribs). Includes:

* Six CDs (base system + more than 3900 applications)
* Two printed manuals: Starter Guide and Reference Manual
* Support: Standard, 60 days
* Bonus: 1 FREE month of Standard Level Mandrakeclub Membership plus 1 FREE month Mandrakeonline "Personal solutions" Membership

Suggested Retail Price: $84.90 USD/79.90 EUR

- PowerPack+ 10.0: "The Linux solution for Desktops and Servers", for experienced Linux users who need a powerful desktop environment as well as an extended set of server applications such as the Kolab 1.0 groupware solution, DrakPark, DrakFax, Samba 3.0, Apache 2 and much more. Features KDE 3.2 and GNOME 2.4, OpenOffice 1.1, Mozilla 1.6, Kontact and Gimp 2.0. Includes:

* Eight CDs + One DVD (base system + more than 7000 applications)
* Two printed manuals: Starter Guide and Server Administration Guide
* Support: Server, 90 days + 5 phone incidents (60 days)
* Bonus: 1 FREE month Silver Level Mandrakeclub Membership plus 3 FREE months of Mandrakeonline "Personal solutions" Membership

Suggested Retail Price: $229.90 USD/199.00 EUR

All Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official packs also feature a number of valuable commercial add-ons such as NVIDIA drivers, Flash® player, Acrobat Reader®, Real® player, and more. These components are provided as extended product features and do not need to be installed manually.

A comprehensive list and comparison of features is available online at:
http://www.mandrakesoft.com/products/10/

All pre-orders placed at Mandrakestore receive an immediate 15% discount:
http://www.mandrakestore.com

The Mandrakelinux 10.0 Official FTP tree will be released this week, and public ISO images will be released later.

About Mandrakesoft

Mandrakesoft is the publisher of the popular Mandrakelinux operating system, one of the most full-featured and easy to use Linux systems available. The company offers its enterprise, government and educational customers a complete range of GNU/Linux and Open Source software and related services. Mandrakesoft products are available in more than 120 countries through dedicated channels and also from MandrakeStore.com, the company's online store. Number 1 in several countries, Mandrakesoft has won many awards for quality and technical innovation. "Born on the Internet" in late 1998, Mandrakesoft has offices in the United States and France. Mandrakesoft is traded on Paris Euronext Marché Libre (ISIN Code: FR0004159382/MLMAN; Reuters code: MAKE.PA) and the US OTC market (stock symbol MDKFF).

http://www.mandrakesoft.com


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