Their own software however, has always been buggy and what worries me is that recently this has spread to the release process as well. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Archived copy as title Pages using deprecated image syntax Webarchive template wayback links. I thought I had already installed the kernel source using the gui package installer. If you are a gamer it will be important so I am told. Another useless review by Ladislav Posted Jan 16, 0:

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Kill Devil Hills Registered: However, worse was to come. This goal was met as Mandrake Linux gained a reputation as “one of the easiest to install and user-friendly Linux distributions”.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Server products received full updates for at least 5 years after their release. Not quite as bad, but close enough for discomfort.

Mandrake , Nvidia driver

I expect it will take years, but a fun maandrake is always a necessity, and I love actually using my PC again. Upon booting up, it was a breeze that I was welcomed by a clean desktop. Mon Feb 28, 9: Fri Feb 25, 5: It’s up to you if you want to fix the bugs or if you nvicia discard them as invalid.


Retrieved from ” https: I have urpmi’d quite a bit of stuff and it seems to work pretty seemlessly. All in all i’m pretty impressed with Mandrake Mandriva Linux used a 10. manager called urpmiwhich functions as a wrapper to the. It is the main commercial edition of Mandriva Linux, and as such, requires payment for its use.

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Mandrake pulls more crowd towards linux IMHO. If you run a back office environment, set up your own local mirror, ours updates itself nightly. Sat Feb 26, 2: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mandriva Linux. On the download server, the two branches are stored nvodia two separate directories – main and main32; the main directory lists a total of 3, packages, while the main32 directory lists packages, including OpenOffice.

Mandriva Linux

It was ‘free’ in both senses: Archived from the original on Open source with exceptions [1]. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Another useless review by Ladislav Posted Jan 14, 9: Are you sure these are the refresh rates for your monitor? The local mirror delivered the packages at the maximum available connection speed which meant that the installation completed in less than two hours.


I can back my whole drive up and then tinker with it and try to get the thing running, I would like to get everything installed.

In “Screen Resize and Rotate” my refresh rate is locked at 60Hz.

Newb – installing NVidia Drivers on Mandrake 10.1 help

Additionally, all three of them have better distribution reviews, less opinionated speculation especially when compared to LinuxQuestionsand more responsible authors and responsive user forums, actively monitored by the distribution reviewers. Additionally, all three of them have more up-to-date packages Mandrakelinux If you need Mandriva with another Mamdrake or WM you can use unofficial packages or distributions prepared by community members which are described below.

Nvvidia own software however, has always been buggy and what worries me is that recently this has spread to the release process as well.