Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring Alpha1 (Hangzhou)
Posted on: 01/02/2007 01:03 PM

Mandriva Linux 2007 Alpha 1 has been released:

This alpha version is available via two means. Firstly via the public FTP and HTTP sites mirroring the Mandriva Linux repository. Check the current development mirrors at CookerMirrors, the 2007 Spring Beta tree is in /devel/2007.1/. Second, the preferred way, via either the provided One CDs (installable live CDs), or the intallation mini CD i586 and x86_64. You will find the live CDs and the installation CD in the same mirrors as the cooker one, in the /devel/iso/2007.1/ section.

here are two different editions of the One CD for this beta, one Gnome x86_64 version and one KDE i586 version. Only a few languages have been included by default, you are encouraged to use the Mini Installation CD with an Internet extra source if you want to install this Alpha in one specific languages not provided in the One.

One CDs include most of the needed stuff for a complete office and internet desktop,, Mozilla Firefox, 3D desktop (XGL and AIGLX with Compiz), network and hardware configuration tools and drivers (the free version only includes free drivers).

Warning: includes non free software
Gnome Live CD for x86_64 processors.
Size: 667 MiB
Languages: Czech, English, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese Brazil, Russian, Spanish


Warning: includes non free software
KDE Live CD for i586 processors and x86_64 processors.
Size: 700 MiB
Languages: English, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese Brazil, Spanish


Mandriva 2007 Spring Alpha Installation CD
A dual architecture (i586 and x86_64) CD. You can use it on both 32- and 64-bit x86 machines, the installer will detect your processor and boot the correct version of the installer. If you want to use a 32 bit installation on a 64 bit machine, you can select it by pressing F3 then F6 at the boot prompt. You are highly encouraged to add a Internet source of packages during the installation, because this CD only include the minimal set of packages for a very basic system.
Size: 700 MiB


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