Discovery/Lx : The easy-to-use Linux Desktop

The easy-to-use Linux Desktop

Discovery/Lx is the product resulting from convergence between Mandriva and Lycoris technology. With a new look and feel, new theme, new set of icons, and better ergonomics, Discovery/Lx is the ideal product for begineers looking to switch to Linux.

Required Hardware Configuration


  • All Pentium, Celeron, Athlon, Duron, Sempron, K6 and Via C3 processors


  • 128 MB minimum, 256 MB recommended

Hard Drive:

  • 1.5 GB minimum, 4 GB recommended (Discovery/Lx)

  • 500 MB minimum, 4 GB recommended (PowerPack and PowerPack+)

  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM, DVD-ROM required for PowerPack and PowerPack+


  • Most Controllers supported in non-Raid mode

Graphics cards:


  • ATI™

  • Intel® i8xx and i9xx

Sound cards:

  • All Sound Blaster and AC97 compatible cards

This is just a summary of supported hardware. You will find a more complete list on our website at:

Mandriva does not warrant that Mandriva Linux is compatible with all hardware and specific hardware combinations