Two Versions Of Mandriva Coming Soon

Mandriva was recently forked into a new distribution called Mageia Linux where several Mandriva developers parted ways with this distribution once known as Mandrake due to the uncertainty of the future direction of Mandriva Linux with its corporate backer having underwent some financial hardship. While there isn’t yet a release of Mageia, the Mandriva Cooker Manager has finally been permitted to release details concerning the next two releases of Mandriva Linux.

Eugeni Dodonov has shared on the mailing list that Mandriva 2010.2 (the stable-update successor to Mandriva 2010.1 from this summer) is set to be released on 22 December, just in time for Christmas. Mandriva 2010.2 carries bug-fixes, updated packages, and a refreshed desktop theme.

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