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Powerpack : Become a Mandriva Linux power user

The latest graphical environments and software, the widest possible range of applications, support for the latest hardware, advanced configuration tools, environment customization, software integration to enable smooth handling of many different types of document, support for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures - including 32-bit compatibility in the 64-bit OS - and the latest and best Integrated Development Environments (for C, C++, Python, Perl, Java and more), Web2.0 (Catalyst, Django, Ruby on Rails).






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  • AIGLX and Xgl 3D-accelerated desktop technologies

  • Now experience the thrill of your favorite video games on Mandriva Linux with TransGaming's Cedega engine

  • Manage your IT infrastructure by virtualizing Linux and Windows® machines with VMware software

  • New tool to install, uninstall and update your packages

New 3D desktop support and drak3D configuration tool

New 3D desktop support (AIGLX and Xgl) and a new tool to configure it (drak3d). We are the first distribution to provide easy access to both technologies so that the hardware compatibility is as wide as possible. drak3d also features auto-detection of the best 3D solution, it choses between AIGLX and Xgl, either on KDE and GNOME.

Enjoy the Linux experience in 3 dimensions!

RPMDrake2: combined installation / removal interface

Mandriva worked on a better tool to install, uninstall and update software. The new RPMDrake gives you a quick view of what you have, what you can install, what Mandriva recommends, which updates are available and much more.

'Ia Ora' Mandriva theme

Last time the Mandriva theme was changed, it was for Mandriva Linux 9.1, with the introduction of the Galaxy theme. For the 2007 version, we elaborated a brand new theme, named Ia Ora (“hello” in French Polynesian), changing everything from window borders to widgets and icons. The new theme is simpler and lighter, more luminous, with several colors and an "iced" effect for outline windows.

Included TransGaming's Cedega: play your favourite games on Mandriva Linux!


Now experience the thrill of your favorite video games on Mandriva Linux with TransGaming's Cedega engine! Almost all games are made for proprietary platforms like Windows® but with Mandriva Linux 2007, we offer you the opportunity, thanks to TransGaming's Cedega compatibility software, to play World of Warcraft, Battlefield 2, Civilization IV, Counter-Strike and more... And just for your own pleasure, FlatOut, the Destruction Derby successor has been integrated!

New Core and software versions:

  • Kernel 2.6.17

  • GCC 4.1

  • Mozilla

  • X.org 7.1

  • Glibc 2.4

  • OpenOffice 2.0.3

  • KDE 3.5.4

  • Gnome 2.16

  • Xen 3.0