Mandriva Linux 2008 RC 1 released
Posted on: 09/05/2007 09:56 PM

Mandriva Linux 2008 RC 1 has been released

Mandriva Linux 2008 includes the following versions of the major distribution components: kernel 2.6.22, 7.2, KDE 3.5.7, GNOME 2.19.6, Mozilla Firefox, 2.2. Other major new features are the merging of the Beryl and Compiz 3D desktop technologies into Compiz Fusion, a new network management tool, a Windows documents and settings migration tool, and support for WPA-EAP. You can find an introduction to the most interesting new features in What's coming in Mandriva Linux 2008.

Mandriva Linux 2008 will be available in several different editions:
- the "One" edition will be an installable live CD integrating the latest proprietary drivers, available free of charge
- the commercial editions will include support, services, a wider range of packages, and many third-party proprietary applications like Flash, Scilab and 03 Spaces
- the "Free" edition will be pure free / open source software edition, without any of the non-free packages bundled with other editions; it is also available as a free download

Mandriva Linux 2008 RC 1 released

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