Mandriva

Mandriva advances into Korea, the IT hub of Asia

Mandriva Korea (MetaNav) begins operations in order to offer Mandriva Linux solutions to organizations and people all over South Korea and the East Asia area.

Mandriva adds a semantic layer to the KDE 4 desktop

On the occasion of aKademy 2007, the annual conference of KDE developers and users, Mandriva is proud to announce together with the NEPOMUK partners and the KDE community that the NEPOMUK-KDE project it leads is poised to deliver a sea change in the Linux desktop experience. NEPOMUK-KDE introduces semantic capabilities to the upcoming release of the K Desktop Environment (KDE 4), providing an interoperable framework that can be harnessed by all KDE applications to allow annotating and interlinking any and all desktop objects.

Mandriva UK Limited is launched

Mandriva UK Limited (United Kingdom) was launched on May 23rd 2007 as the sole UK partner for Mandriva S.A, offering Mandriva Linux operating systems. Our target areas are corporate applications and solutions to individuals, educational institutions, public and private organizations, ISVs and OEMs all over the United Kingdom.

Mandriva Corporate Desktop 4.0 Released

Mandriva is proud to announce the release of Corporate Desktop 4.0, the brand new version of its enterprise-dedicated work station.

Ergonomically designed, secure, comprehensive, easy to use and to administer: by consulting its corporate clients and building on its own expertise in the desktop area, Mandriva developed Corporate Desktop 4.0, a distribution that can be installed in less than 15 minutes and extensively customized thanks to a new post-installation tool.

CEO of Mandriva: We will not go to Canossa - No deal with Microsoft

Novell, Xandros and Linspire have signed well publicized agreements with Microsoft. Rumors on the Web have hinted that Mandriva might be next on the list. Mandriva believes in interoperability, which must be based on open standards, like ODF. They also believe that software patent threats are just FUD. So no deal with Microsoft from Mandriva.

Mandriva signs the AFUL petition "Non aux racketiciels" against tied sales

Mandriva gives its support to AFUL's action against sales of bundled software.

Nowadays, when you buy a new computer, several pieces of software are already pre-installed, be it the operating system, antivirus software or burning software. It is almost impossible for consumers to know the selling price, contracts and conditions of use of these applications and, if they wish to, to refuse to purchase them.

Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring Released

Mandriva is proud to announce the release of its brand new distribution that provides up-to-date and freshly released open source software: Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring.

Mandriva Flash 4GB Released

Mandriva today launches the 4GB version of Mandriva Flash, its live flash drive.

Mandriva Flash 2GB, which was released in December 2006, has been a true success for Mandriva. It was sold out in less than two weeks! Mandriva has listen to user feedback and decided to develop a new version of its best seller flash drive.