Mandrakesoft releases Mandrakelinux 10.1 Official (Products)
Moreno Valley, CA; Paris, France; October 27, 2004
Mandrakesoft announced today the release of Mandrakelinux 10.1 Official, the latest version of its leading Linux Operating System. Notable new features include extended support for mobile devices, better hardware compatibility, and major application upgrades. Following a successful Community release, 10.1 Official will be the basis for a large part of Mandrakesoft's range of products. The value-added packs (Discovery, PowerPack and PowerPack+) are available now for pre-orders and through the Mandrakeclub on-line service. Prices start at EUR 44.90 / $49.90.
Mandrakelinux PCs meet success in Planet Saturn stores (Products)
Moreno Valley, California; Paris, France; October 19, 2004
Mandrakelinux PCs have been available since July in Planete Saturn stores. The operation's success highlights Linux's growing importance in the personal computer market.
The time when Linux was considered an Operating System confined to technical types and server rooms is over. The efforts of free software actors, among them Mandrakesoft, has payed off: Linux is now both powerful and accessible. The commercial success of Mandrakelinux PC's sold in Planète Saturn stores stands as proof of that. Planete Saturn is a branch of Media Saturn Holding, the European retail leader in home electronics and appliances.
French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mandrakesoft launch Open Source solution for Internet in Africa (Partnerships)
Paris, France; October 12th 2004;
In 2003, at the World Summit on the Information Society, representatives of the international community made the bridging of the North/South information gap their primary goal. The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the ADEN cooperation program, and Mandrakesoft, European leader in Linux systems, intend to put Open Source software at the service of this goal. The ADEN pack is an economical and flexible solution for Internet centers of the South.
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Mandrakesoft releases Move - Linux has never been more ready for the desktop (Products)
Moreno Valley, CA; Paris, France; October 6th, 2004.
With the release of Mandrakesoft's new Move, Linux becomes a viable option to millions of first-time Linux users. A « live » Linux system that teams up with a USB key, Move lets beginners get a first taste of Linux and gives advanced users a full Linux system they can take anywhere.
While overall Linux usability has made great strides in recent years, thanks notably to Mandrakesoft's famed installer and state-of-the-art hardware detection, switching to Linux is still a daunting task to a lot of computer users very often because they are afraid of damaging their system and cannot afford to do so. For them, and others, Mandrakesoft has designed Move, the successor to its very successful MandrakeMove product.
Mandrakesoft to Participate in Development of Highly Secure Open Operating System Solution (Corporate)
Funded by French Ministry of Defense, to be CC-EAL5 Certified
Paris, France September 23rd, 2004 An industrial consortium consisting of Bertin Technologies, Surlog, Jaluna, Mandrakesoft, and Oppida, all major European players in security, operating system, and certification technologies, has been awarded a 7 million euro, 3 year contract by the French Ministry of Defense. Under the contract, the consortium will develop a Linux based multi-level security operating system solution meeting Evaluation Assurance Level 5 of the Common Criteria (CC-EAL5). CC-EAL5 guarantees an outstanding security level for an operating system, and satisfies major security requirements in both commercial as well as defense and government applications.
Mandrakesoft releases version 10.1 of the Mandrakelinux OS (Products)
Mandrakesoft is proud to announce the release of its newest and most advanced operating system to date: Mandrakelinux 10.1 Community. The enhanced usability, hardware support and performance make this release a milestone on the way to widespread Linux adoption.
Mandrakelinux 10.1 Community is designed for those who want the best and latest software and want it as soon as possible. The release of Community is soon to be followed by the release of a rock-solid Mandrakelinux 10.1 Official, on which Mandrakesoft's range of products for home users will be based.
Mandrakesoft Pledges Support to Linux Standard Base 2.0 (Corporate)
The New Linux Standard will deliver compatibility for Mandrakesofts customers
Moreno Valley, CA; Paris, France September 13, 2004 Mandrakesoft today announced a pledge of support for the newly announced Linux Standards Base (LSB) 2.0. By supporting the LSB, Mandrakesoft announces the intent to certify to the standard, thereby delivering interoperability between its value-added version of Linux and application software written to the standard. Most importantly, it ensures Linux will not fragment and will continue to be the fastest growing operating system in the industry.