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The Second Release Candidate "Sunna" Of Mandriva Linux 2007 Is Out!

Dimanche 17 septembre 2006

Available in two different live/install CDs versions (KDE or GNOME) and a Dual Architecture Installation DVD.

Discover now what the new Mandriva Linux 2007 will be like!
Check out the features included!

Note that a release candidate is a version that will probably be chosen as the official version to release. But bugs can still be found, this is why we strongly encourage everyone to test and report any bugs or surprises they may encounter.

Main changes:

  • New 3D desktop support and new tool to configure it: drak3D

  • New rpmDrake with combined installation / removal interface

  • New DrakVPN

  • Invictus Firewall: to configure a redundant firewall

  • GNOME 2.16

  • Kernel 2.6.17 (with ALSA 1.0.12 rc2, i965 support, and new kernel factorization: normal,enterprise and legacy)

  • KDE 3.5.4

  • New 'Ia Ora' Mandriva Theme (KDE and GNOME)

  • New bootsplash theme

Mandriva One Live/Install CDs:

  • Gnome Live/Install CD

  • KDE Live/Install CD f

They are available in different languages, check all the versions have a look at the 2007 release notes page

Mandriva Free:

Two set of installation CDs:

  • 3 installation CDs for i586 processors

  • 3 installation CDs for x86_64 processors

Dual Architecture DVD:

This DVD contains both 32 and 64 bit installation and will auto-detect your processor to use the best packages for your system

Download Mandriva Linux RC2 Sunna

Learn more about Mandriva Linux RC2 Sunna

You are encouraged to test and comments this beta release.

  • Check that all your hardware is supported.

  • Report any missing or unwanted software.


Some One CDs have non-free (proprietary) drivers included, if you do not want to use non free software, be careful to only use the ISO images with the 'free' keyword included in their name.
The non-free drivers included are intended for hardware which cannot work properly without proprietary drivers or firmware. These devices include (but are not limited to) video cards, network cards and modems. If you do not want to be obliged to use proprietary drivers to run your computer properly, you should be careful to choose hardware which is officially supported by free drivers.

About Mandriva

Mandriva, formerly known as Mandrakesoft, is the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, one of the most full-featured and easy to use Linux systems. The company offers its enterprise, government educational customers a complete range of GNU/Linux and Open Source software and related services. Mandriva products areavailable in more than 120 countries through dedicated channels and also from Mandrivastore.com, the company's online store. "Born on the Internet" in late 1998, has offices in the United States, France and Brazil. Mandriva is traded on Paris Euronext Marché Libre. More information on mandriva.com

Press Contact

Estelle Estrabeau - press@mandriva.com