I have urpmi’d quite a bit of stuff and it seems to work pretty seemlessly. There are some engineers that know what they are doing, the kernel people and the people handling security updates get it right most of the time and the guys who wrote urpmi certainly knew what they were doing. The package selection was tailored towards regular desktop use. And this is were we spotted the first bugs, or more precisely, some amusing geographical anomalies. There are also two KDE versions with alternative sets of languages. Examples include MouseDrake to set up a mouse, DiskDrake to set up disk partitions and drakconnect to set up a network connection.
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If you run a back office environment, set up your own local mirror, ours updates itself nightly.
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There are some engineers that know what they are doing, the kernel people and the people handling security updates get it right most of the time and the guys who wrote urpmi certainly knew what they were doing.
Then Mandrake does not, it makes one stop and wonder: I got the kernel sources from RPMDrake yes the current one for my kernel 2. Posted Jan 7, 9: Frankly, it is hard to see how Mandrakelinux will compete with other bit distributions on the market, especially with the likes of Fedora, but also Debian or Gentoo, which are free of cost and available for download immediately after release or continuously updated. After that type startx and that should bring you into the graphical interface.
Another useless review by Ladislav. Sat Feb 26, 2: My all-time favorite Mandrake bug, which shows clearly what we are dealing with, was in the Mandeake Connection Wizard, which had a button with a text: First, when mansrake get get that error again type “su” then enter to enable you to use the super user privileges then type “modprobe nvidia”.
Mandrakelinux 10.1 on AMD64
The apps which should work to pass a Desktop functionality test, but fail in 64bits mode, are just replaced with their 32bit counterparts from the Fri Feb 25, You can get it for twenty euros a year. It is the main commercial edition of Mandriva Linux, and as such, requires payment for its use. Invalid module format WTF???? In “Screen Resize and Rotate” my refresh rate is locked at 60Hz. Posted Jan 16, 0: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Odd, but I can live 1.1 it for now. This same computer was running fine with Mandrake Originally posted by Psoulocybe: All the applet does is tell you when updates are available.
How to INSTALL NVIDIA drivers in Mandrake
Most developers who were laid off went to Mageia. It is the distro that Mandrake should have been.
Mozilla didn’t have flash and other plugins, but also Konqueror 64bit didn’t have flash, or realplayer fucntionality. I got my refresh set at 75hz. Debian is an old and very stable distro, so mandrakw know what they’re doing. The Official Mandriva Blog. All in all i’m pretty impressed with Mandrake With low quality Mandrake-bashing articles like we’ve come to expect from Ladislav Bodnar and then hyping them on distrowatch.
In a way, Mandrakelinux Post your XF86Config-4 and maybe we can see what your problem is.
It was ‘free’ in both senses: