Mandriva 2010

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The new features are described here: http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/2010.0_What%27s_New

General

  • Automatic Mandriva Linux Media Setup

http://mandrivausers.org/easyurpmi/

  • The installation process is quite direct; however, detailed description with screen captures can be found:

http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/mandriva-2010.html http://www.ghacks.net/2009/11/06/mandriva-2010-installation-walk-through/

  • Drakbackup (backup system), available through mcc:

http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Docs/Howto/Drakbackup

Additional tools

  • Intel compilers (Fortran and C++)

http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/non-commercial-software-download/

  • Avast (antivirus):

http://www.avast.com

Instructions are found here:

http://gamblis.com/2010/02/07/how-to-install-avast-antivirus-on-mandriva-2010/

and the package is available at

http://files.avast.com/files/linux/avast4workstation-1.3.0-1.i586.rpm

  • NX Client: the package is already available through mcc, but you may prefer to install it from

http://www.nomachine.com/download.php

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