DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 275, 20 October 2008

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 20, 2008 9:47 AM EDT
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Mandriva Linux 2009 took the centre stage during last week as many Linux users had a chance to install and check out the latest and greatest from the company that recently celebrated 10 years of existence. The reports varied widely, ranging from praise for the excellent way KDE 4 was integrated into the distribution to outright recommendations to skip this release due to a surprisingly high number of bugs. In other words, it's the story of Linux distributions - they will work great on one combination of hardware, but will fail miserably on another. In the news section, Debian presents updated artwork for "Lenny", Linux Mint releases its first stable 64-bit edition, the developers of KPackageKit introduce a new universal way of managing software, and K12LSTP Linux, a Fedora-based distribution for thin servers and clients, becomes K12Linux. Finally, don't miss the latest entrant into the world of BSD-based live CDs - BSDanywhere, or OpenBSD with Enlightenment.

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