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*Stayed in the number one position on distrowatch (http://www.distrowatch.com) until Ubuntu knocked them down. *Stayed in the number one position on distrowatch (http://www.distrowatch.com) until Ubuntu knocked them down.
-*Is one of the distros recommended for use by people new to Linux.+*It is one of the distros recommended for use by people new to Linux.

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A few facts about Mandriva:

  • Previously known as MandrakeLinux but the name change was decided once a merger between Mandrakesoft, Lycoris, and Connectiva. Other comedy names for Mandrake have been put forward, based upon other combinations of these titles.
  • It is one of the distros recommended for use by people new to Linux.


Current Version: 2006

Editions: Download' Edition, Discovery, PowerPack, x86-64, Move, Mandriva Clustering, Corporate Desktop, Corporate Server 3.0

Package management system: RPM

Price: Free for 'Download' Edition, cost for rest of the packages

Website: http://www.mandrivalinux.com/en-gb/

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