Updating linux mandrake
This also means that people may now start pushing more experimental stuff to the Cooker again." Here is the brief announcement.The release is built on top of Linux kernel 3.4.1 and includes KDE 4.8.4, GNOME Shell 3.4.1, Xfce 4.10, LXDE 0.5, Libre Office 3.5.2, Firefox 12.0 and the usual range of open-source software applications.Among lots of package updates, it features KDE 4.6.1, visual theme updates, systemd 20, Network Manager 0.8.3.997, Mozilla Firefox 4.0rc1, Bash 4.2, Chromium browser versions which match Google Chrome, and Te X Live 2011 integrated and used instead of te Te X by default.Besides packages updates, it also features the Plasma Applet Stackfolder application, developed by ROSA Labs, which will be part of the new Mandriva 2011 user interface.Download the installation DVD images from here: mandriva-linux-bernie-lomax-2012-i586(4,156MB, MD5), mandriva-linux-bernie-lomax-2012-x86_64(4,214MB, MD5)." Some of the main new features in this release include hybrid live/installation DVD images, a revised system installer, new graphics theme, RPM 5, a series of new desktop utilities from Rosa Labs, and KDE as the only officially supported desktop environment: "GNOME, Xfce and other desktop environments and window managers are no longer included in the official Mandriva packages.However, contribution packages from the Mandriva community are available for these desktop environments.Starting from Mandriva 2011 only KDE 4 is officially supported." Here is the brief release announcement, but more details can be found in the release notes and on this 2011 tour page.
As no big blunders have been reported and the feedback has been pretty nice in general, I've now pushed the release to the public mirrors and now consider it as official.Mandriva Enterprise Server 5.2 is available for purchase from the company's online store (starting at €299 inclusive of one year of maintenance support). • 2012-11-06: Development Release: Mandriva Linux 2012 Alpha 2 • 2012-09-19: Development Release: Mandriva Linux 2012 Alpha • 2012-06-15: Development Release: Mandriva Linux 2012 Tech Preview • 2011-08-28: Distribution Release: Mandriva Linux 2011 • 2011-07-27: Development Release: Mandriva Linux 2011 RC2 • 2011-06-30: Development Release: Mandriva Linux 2011 RC1 • More Mandriva news...