Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA
In this howto we will show, how easy it is to add two factor authentication with OTP token to OTRS. This is done for the support agents to protect support cases and customer data against atta…

Installing Guest Additions And Mounting Shared Folders In Virtualbox Virtual Machines In PHPVirtualbox

Installing Guest Additions And Mounting Shared Folders In Virtualbox Virtual Machines In PHPVirtualbox   
In this tutorial I will introduce some tips & tricks while using the phpvirtualbox. These tricks make phpvirtualbox functional…

Mandriva’s Alive!

A post has emerged from the Mandriva camp today and it even gives a dab of information on the future of Mandriva. They have put out a call to interested parties to speak out and let their thoughts be known. Jean-Manuel Croset, Mandriva COO, said today that they’d like to get “the opinion and ideas […]

The Trouble With Mandriva

Very few of the large, noncommercial distros are failing, observed blogger Robert Pogson. However, “from [Mandriva’s] early days as Mandrake, the ‘insider club’ that paid to use Mandrake for ‘extras’ made the organization dependent on constant growth and the generosity of users. That is hard to sustain, and the cost of advertising and payroll are […]

Mandriva Bankruptcy Crisis Averted, For Now

Mandriva users have been anxiously awaiting word from corporate whether the first user-friendly distribution would be forced to cease operations. The decision, which has been postponed twice in the last week, has finally come down. Too bad it’s really a “good news, bad news” situation. Jean-Manuel Croset, Mandriva COO, today blogged that the bankruptcy has […]

Should Mandriva Have Focused On More Than Just the OS?

If you follow the Linux scene, it’s been hard to miss the brinksmanship with bankruptcy that Mandriva has been involved in. Susan has been covering the drama, and many OStatic readers have weighed in on it, some bewildered at how a respected platform went so awry, and some not surprised at all. Among those who […]

Mandriva Bankruptcy Crisis Diverted, For Now

Mandriva users have been anxiously awaiting word from corporate whether the first user-friendly distribution would be forced to cease operations. The decision, which has been postponed twice in the last week, has finally come down. Too bad it’s really a “good news, bad news” situation. Jean-Manuel Croset, Mandriva COO, today blogged that the bankruptcy has […]

Mandriva’s financial decision delayed again

Mandriva has announced that it has postponed the decision about the company’s financial future yet again. The company’s COO, Jean-Manuel Croset, has offered little explanation, saying only that the deadline for the decision was “extended by the proposing entity upon request of some shareholders”. The decision is now scheduled to be made on Friday 27 […]

Mandriva Delays Bankruptcy Decision

In a short post today Jean-Manuel Croset said that recent events have lead the failing company to postpone any final decisions for a week. Earlier this montha letter to shareholders stated that Mandriva would have to close its doors by January 16 without an influx of capital. January 16 came and went without word while […]

Is Mandriva Finished This Time?

Public details are still a bit sketchy, but if the various forum posts are accurate, Mandriva will most likely shut their doors on January 16. Mandriva has had a long history of financial problems and this latest one could be the one to take Mandriva out. But then again, Mandriva always seems to pull one […]

Mandriva Introduces New Media Player

Today Denis Koryavov, lead interface developer at ROSA Labs, announced a new media player for ROSA/Mandriva. ROSA Media Player (ROMP) is a fork of MPlayer and SMPlayer with a sleek design and new features. Today a beta of 1.0 was made available to test and Koryavov says it’s stable. There have a been at least […]

Some news about Mandriva

Comming from http://forum.mandriva.com/en/viewtopic.php?f=91&t=136549 by “AshLeDombos” November 18th, 2011, 2:03 pm I bring you some news. English is not my natural language, so I apoligize in advance for my mistakes, and if I have wrote a weird or incomprehensible sentence, just tell me for correcting it. A new COO, Jean-Manuel Croset recently joined Dominique Loucougain, CEO, at the […]

The brand new Mandriva Linux Powerpack 2011 is here

Following the Mandriva Linux free 2011 Mandriva is proud to launch the Mandriva Powerpack 2011, the full version of Mandriva Linux! Based on its new product strategy, Mandriva changes the release procedure, aiming for a one-year period between major releases. However, Mandriva will also release updated versions of its products on a periodic time on a 6-month basis. Quicker, […]

Mandriva 2011 Powerpack is Coming

With Mandriva’s new management and focus and considering their last release versions, one might have wondered if Mandriva Powerpacks would continue to be offered. Well, it appears it will. Many previous purchasers received an email today saying as much. In an email titled, “Mandriva Linux Powerpack survey,” many previous Powerpack purchasers were asked to partipate […]

Mandriva Directory Server 2.4.2 now available

Mandriva announces the immediate availability of a new release of the Mandriva Directory Server (MDS), an easy to use, powerful and secure solution for managing identities, directory services and network services within the enterprise. This new release features enhancements in the mail, network and password policies modules. The mail module features a more complete solution […]

Mandriva 2011 “Hydrogen” is out!

Hooray! As promised earlier, we are happy to announce that Mandriva 2011 is out. You can download ISO images from here. When downloading an iso-image, perhaps you will want to read the Release Notes. We prepared a small manual of how to upgrade to the new release for users of the Mandriva Desktop 2010.2. If […]

Countdown for Mandriva 2011 started!

As you know, we plan to release Mandriva 2011 at 29 Aug. Since announce about RC2 our development team made a lot of significant changes in distribution. I will explain them day by day. Guilherme Moro, Alexander Kurtakov and David Walluck made huge job and updated java stack in Mandriva. This titanic job affected more […]

Mandriva Directory Server 2.4.1 now available

Mandriva announces the immediate availability of a new release of the Mandriva Directory Server (MDS), an easy to use, powerful and secure solution for managing identities, directory services and network services within the enterprise. This release features in particular the following enhancements: – the mail module now supports the management of Zarafa accounts; – the […]

Mandriva 2011 RC2 is out!

Yesterday we went back to work on properly configured environment and as we promised, today Mandriva & ROSA team proudly announce that Mandriva 2011 RC2 is available for download. In this release candidate we fixed more than 300 bugs and added or changed about 700 packages. If you need more detailed information, OK, here are main changes […]

Extending support for 2010.1/2010.2 releases

Hi folks, due to a huge number of requests, Mandriva Board has decided to extend full support for Mandriva 2010.1 and Mandriva 2010.2 distributions for additional 6 months. Read more at Mandriva Blog