Posts Tagged ‘ mandriva ’

Netbook version of Mandriva thinks small

Sep 21st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

Based on Mandriva Linux 2008, which was released last October, Mandriva Mini is designed to work on small format, low-cost netbooks, which typically have screens ranging from 7 to 10 inches. It is said to support key netbook platforms, such as products based on the Intel Atom processor.



ASUS Eee PC 901: Linux Distribution Comparison

Sep 16th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

In some tests the stock Eee Linux distribution was running quite slow and placing far behind Mandriva, Fedora, and Ubuntu, but when it came to the solid-state disk performance Xandros had the lead. Overall though, it appears that Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 4 had delivered the best performance on the Intel Atom architecture.



Nepomuk and KDE to introduce the semantic desktop

Aug 30th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

For everyday users, the semantic desktop will allow enhanced searching of the type that has already been introduced by applications like Beagle, but with more user control than any existing program. For more sophisticated users, such as academic researchers, while Nepomuk will not actual do data-mining itself, it will assist such processes.



Is Mandriva Spring 2008 The New “Definitive” Linux?

Aug 4th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Linux

Microsoft, upon experiencing Mandriva Linux Spring 2008, should be getting close to shaking in their boots. This is, without a doubt, the finest release of any Linux distribution I have ever experienced in my 10+ years of using Linux.