Mandriva Linux 2008 RC 1 released
Posted on: 09/05/2007 07:56 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, X.org 7.2, KDE 3.5.7, GNOME 2.19.6, Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6, OpenOffice.org 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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