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OpenMandriva Lx 2014 review

OpenMandriva Lx 2014 review

OpenMandriva Lx 2014 is the latest edition of OpenMandriva, a desktop Linux distribution derived from Mandriva Linux. It is one of the distributions that rose out of the ashes of Mandriva Linux; the other being Mageia, and, to some extent, ROSA Desktop. OpenMandriva Lx 2014 is the distribution’s second, stable release. The previous one was OpenMandriva Lx 2013 (see OpenMandriva […]

An important distinction between OpenMandriva and ROSA Linux

An important distinction between OpenMandriva and ROSA Linux

OpenMandriva and ROSA Linux are two distributions derived from Mandriva Linux. Looking at the desktops of the latest editions of the two distributions (ROSA Desktop Fresh R2 and OpenMandriva Lx 2013), a user new to Linux could very easily assume that they are the same. But they are not. ROSA Linux is published by a commercial entity called ROSA Laboratory, […]

OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 review

OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 review

OpenMandriva Lx 2013 is the first stable edition of OpenMandriva, a distribution that is a continuation of what used to be Mandriva Desktop. Like Mageia, it is a community distribution, with the look and feel of ROSA Desktop, another Mandriva-derived distribution. As a follow up to OpenMandriva Lx preview and 6 things to do after installing OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0, this […]

6 things to do after installing OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0

6 things to do after installing OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0

OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 is the first stable release of OpenMandriva, a Linux desktop distribution that is a community-continuation of what used to be Mandriva Desktop. It’s just one more item in the list of distributions derived from Mandriva. The others are Mageia, ROSA Desktop and PCLinuxOS. In this article, I’ll run through a short list of things to do after […]

OpenMandriva Lx preview

OpenMandriva Lx preview

OpenMandriva Lx beta has been released. This is the first beta edition of what will become the first stable release of OpenMandriva Lx, a distribution built around the latest K Desktop Environment (KDE) and desktop technologies from ROSA Desktop and what’s left of the old Mandriva. Like Mageia, OpenMandriva is a community-driven distribution. Which means your input is more than […]