Thursday, June 30, 2011

Mandriva Linux 2011 RC1

The first release candidate for Mandriva Linux 2011 is available for download. This pre-announcement, published some 24 hours before the release, lists the most important changes since beta 3: "Integration of (almost) final user interface, new login manager, desktop themes, plasma widgets, icons, backgrounds, splash screens, launcher, boot screens and desktop settings developed by ROSA Labs; initial version of Mandriva Sync and Sphere help-desk clients, developed by ROSA Labs; new version of Improver testing application, developed by ROSA Labs; Firefox 5.0, together with optionally installable beta and aurora versions; X.Org Server 1.10.2 with most up-to-date video and input drivers; Mesa 7.10.3 and libdrm 2.4.26 for most up-to-date 3D experience; Pidgin 2.9.0; OpenStack packages integrated into Cooker...." Download: Mandriva.2011-rc1.i586.iso (1,619MB, MD5), Mandriva.2011-rc1.x86_64.iso (1,680MB, MD5).