Mandriva Linux Discovery 2007 Spring: It's Easy, Reliable...join in!
Friday April 27 2007
Mandriva Linux Discovery 2007 Spring is the distribution designed for beginners. Everything in it is conceived to make Linux simple: easy and quick installation, auto-configuration and extended compatibility. Let's see how Mandriva Linux Discovery can fit your needs.
Mandriva Linux Discovery is a Live DVD: first, you can try Mandriva Linux without installing it on your hard drive. Then, once you love it, a simple icon on the desktop allows you to install the system with a few clicks - thanks to a smooth setup wizard - without even rebooting to run the installer! It has never been easier to discover Linux.
Choose your 3D desktop: Metisse, Compiz or Beryl. Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring is the must-have distribution for cutting-edge graphical technologies. Want to impress your friends with Linux? Make your choice and discover how to switch from one desktop to another, rotate the 3D cube - with Compiz and Beryl - copy-paste with Metisse and much more!
Mandriva Linux Discovery provides users with all they need for office work, Internet and multimedia tasks. Here is a look at some major features:
OpenOffice.org is the famous open source office suite. It can read and write most of the file formats - including Microsoft Office formats - and covers pretty much everything you need: word processor (Writer), spreadsheets (Calc), presentations (Impress), database management (Base), equation editor (Math) and a vector graphic program (Draw). OpenOffice will soon become your best friend for office work.
Use your computer instead of a phone with WengoPhone! Phone family and friends all over the world at a very low and competitive rate with WengoPhone. Similar to Skype, it is also a VoIP provider, has no security issues and is 50% cheaper than its competitors.
With Amarok, a powerful music player, you can play media files in various formats (Ogg, MP3, WAV, etc.), organize your music library, edit tags, attach lyrics, send music to and from your digital music player and much more.
You can also play video games with Mandriva Linux Discovery: try Frozen Bubble 2 - an amazing puzzle game - and PlanetPenguin Racer, a 3D game starring the Linux mascot, Tux the penguin!
To make things even easier for you, Mandriva Linux Discovery 2007 Spring includes the most important proprietary drivers - video cards, wireless adapters and modems, as well as the required firmware - and the most-used plugins (Adobe FlashPlayer, RealPlayer). Discovery offers you unmatched stability and hardware support!
Mandriva Linux Discovery 2007 Spring: it's easy and reliable...join in!
More information on the Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring page.
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 enterprises, governments and educational customers a complete range of GNU/Linux open source software and related services. Mandriva products are available in more than 140 countries through dedicated channels and from Mandriva Store, the company's online store. Born in 1998, the company has offices in the United States, France and Brazil.
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