Mandriva presents the launch of its new mobile desktop: Mandriva Flash 2008 Spring

Mandriva today announces the launch of the Mandriva Flash 2008 Spring, which integrates the popular Mandriva Flash family. It will enable you to take your entire desktop with you wherever you go.

Mandriva Flash 2008 offered 4GB of space while the latest version doubles that capacity to 8 GB. It comes in a white casing and includes a functionality which makes Mandriva Flash 2008 so distinctive: it can be installed onto you desktop in just a few clicks.
Plug in the USB key, turn the PC on and in just a few seconds the Mandriva Linux Spring 2008 operating system is ready for office work, to listen to music or surf the web. Mandriva Flash 2008 Spring is a fully operational system requiring no installation and which fits into a pocket.

Mandriva Flash 2008 Spring offers 8 GB of space which you can organise as you like, prioritising the system or your documents.
This new version of Mandriva Flash 2008 Spring comes with a migration tool enabling you to
Import Windows settings and documents. And it even supports NTFS file systems.

Mandriva Flash is an authentic work station and a blend of technologies. One finds the 3D desktop system of Mandriva Linux as well as the following software for Linux:

  • ezboot
  • KDE
  • MozillaFirefox
  • MozillaThunderbird
  • Java
  • FlashPlayer
  • RealPlayer
  • Skype
  • Codeina
  • Price and availability

    Mandriva Flash 2008 Spring is available in several languages. The new model of 8 GB is available from today at 59 Euros or 69 dollars (US) and can be found on .

    About Mandriva

    Mandriva, formerly known as Mandrakesoft, is the publisher of Mandriva Linux, an easy-to-use and innovative operating system. It is one of the most popular Linux editions in the world. Dedicated to making open source technologies accessible to all users, the company offers a full range of products and services to individuals, enterprises and government organizations. Mandriva products are available online in 80 languages and in more than 140 countries through dedicated channels. Headquartered in Paris, France, the company is publicly traded on the Euronext Marché Libre.
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