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The first beta version of Mandriva Linux 2007 has been released ! ()

Tuesday August 01 2006:

Available in four different flavours (KDE or GNOME, i586 or x86_64) and a Dual Architecture Installation DVD, get a glimpse of the next Mandriva Linux 2007 edition.

Note that not all of the new features have been implemented yet and that a beta version is not bug-proof, on the contrary. This is why we strongly encourage everyone to test and report any bugs or surprises they may encounter.

FON signs with Mandriva

Monday July 24 2006:

FON has just finalized a partnership with Mandriva. The French Linux and open source software distributor will develop for FON a Linux application allowing users easily to install the FON firmware on any compatible WiFi router.

Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Sea Fisheries chooses Mandriva Linux and Liberty Tech

Thursday July 13 2006:

Rabat, Morocco, 13th July 2006 - The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Sea Fisheries (MARDSF), one of the first Moroccan government departments to take advantage of free software, has just signed a contract with Liberty Tech to migrate all its servers to Mandriva Linux. Technical support will be handle by Mandriva and Liberty Tech via a yearly subscription to the Mandriva Corporate Club.

Mandriva Linux 2007: Get Ready For Evolution

Tuesday June 27 2006:

Paris, 27th June2006 - Still pursuing its objective of offering an accessible, affordable and ever faster Linux distribution to everyone, Mandriva is putting the final touches on its brand new distro: Mandriva Linux 2007, available fall 2006.

Mandriva First Linux to Include Operating System-Level Virtualization Technology

Tuesday May 30 2006:

OpenVZ Operating System Virtualization Offered Free with Distribution

PARIS and HERNDON, May 30, 2006 -Mandriva, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, and the OpenVZ project today announced that the OpenVZ operating system virtualization software will be included as part of the Mandriva Corporate Server 4.0.

Mandriva Kiosk: A system that suits you

Tuesday May 16 2006:

Mandriva launches Mandriva Kiosk, a Web-based one-click software installation service. This new online service provides access to the latest versions of the most popular applications through a simple installation process, so that anyone and everyone can benefit from a personally tailored system.

Mandriva confirms its enterprise strategy with Pulse

Thursday May 04 2006:

Enterprises and public sector organizations can benefit from the best of Linux thanks to the most internationalized open source publisher.

Paris, May 4th 2006 – Mandriva, the leading European Linux distributor, launches Pulse, the first open source (GPL) deployment software. Pulse is designed for any organization that wants to migrate their large and heterogeneous computing environment to Linux while taking full advantage of open source's flexibility.

Mandriva to participate in ENERGy, a €12 million project aimed at creating a management tool for groups of systems with a “veille” of distributed security

Thursday April 06 2006:

Paris, April 6th - Mandriva, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, with the support of the French Department of Commerce and Finance, today announced its participation in the ENERGy project with a subsidy of €287,000. This two-year ITEA (a European research and development program) project will contribute to the improvement of existing and emerging technologies to cope with the requirements of network management automation. The other partners in the project are Actimage (Luxembourg), Bull (France), ERCOM (France), Thales Communications (France), EADS Defence and Security Systems (France), EVIDIAN (France), DYCEC (Spain), Robotiker (Spain), ESI (Spain) and Telefonica I+D (Spain).

Interview of François Bancilhon, CEO of Mandriva

Thursday March 16 2006:

Many news have been circulating over the web concerning Gael Duval's departure from Mandriva. Users and community members are concerned by the lay off of a key founder and would like to understand what happened and what is the impact.

So let us start with the Gael situation: did you fire Gael?
Let us now turn to the company strategy: is Gael's departure a sign of a shift in strategy?
So help up clarify it: who are the target customers of Mandriva?
Is Mandriva going away from providing a free version of its products?

Mandriva pioneers new Linux distribution systems

Thursday March 16 2006:

Mandriva, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, presents a new way for individual users and Mandriva Club members to use Mandriva Linux. Today, Mandriva introduces Mandriva One, a combined live and install CD based on Mandriva Linux 2006. In a few weeks, Mandriva will open the first version of Mandriva Kiosk, a one-click Web-based software installation service, to Club members.