Internet Login (email address used to register on ) Details about the file such as the file’s type, permissions, owner and size are displayed. Mandriva ! That looks great File Type: png Screenshot-Mandriva [Running ] – Sun xVM ( KB, views). Last edited. How would one go about dual booting ubuntu with mandriva? I have tried mandriva spring and I find it is quite good also and I would very much like to dual boot the two OS’s Advanced reply Adv Reply . File Type: png.

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For the first question as to how autologin got enabled all of a sudden, may be I might have unwittingly enabled it here, in ‘Configure Your Computer’ control center! We’ve shifted gear, bringing you a new set of features right to your door, from the desktop to the data center.

Log in to system as ‘alex’ with password ‘alex’. Some have more flexible installers that are every bit as easy to use. However, even assuming everything is fixed, I find little to make me want to recommend Absolute Linux.

Unfortunately it doesn’t explain what these parameters are or offer access to any help screens. October 12th, 9. Absolute Linux features a number of very common applications as well as a number of programs and widgets unique to the distro. I am also puzzled about one piece of functionality lacking in Absolute Linux that most other distros, even ones designed to be lightweight, do have.


Its main features are ease of installation and out-of-the box support for 3D desktop effects. Fedora mamdriva see release schedule Mandriva Linux Alpha 1 Sabayon has a release with the full Compiz cube enabled. GNOME has some really pretty wallpapers packed in by default, and I believe Foresight holds on to them out of the box.

Some of them have more visually appealing and polished mandriba with more functionality. Many Slackware users prefer to compile software from source code rather than using packages which they might not trust.

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There is something particularly thrilling about mandriav able to expand and collapse a verbose boot details panel with the mouse seconds after the computer powers on. Mandriva Linux RC1 Fedora 11 see proposed release schedule It turns out that the upgrades were a amndriva issue that caused significant breakage.

But defaults are really easy to change; why can’t you customize it before your demo? Seeing your picture made me smile because I recently achieved XP running on Ubuntu in Vbox for the first time two nights ago.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Sherman spoke about the development filefype goals of Absolute Linux. I have some doubts about whether it will recognize webcam, wifi, video card etc.

Seeking security in source code. Distro Ubuntu Development Release. Sure, it’s fast and performs well, but so do lots of other lightweight distros, including a number of Slackware derivatives. Interface updated along with Mandria kernel, Python, packaging system which is now TXZ and, due to higher compression, the main release contains much more than previously: Not having this basic functionality in a distro that touts itself for being newcomer-friendly and easy-to-use doesn’t make much sense to me.


Increasing the core ISO size will let us have support for UTF-8 and more hardware, we may filehype include a few more applications.

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Results 1 to 10 of The more people that help, the more we can accomplish. I riletype in a virtual harddrive using virtualbox in my Ubuntu and I am so bloody tempted to switch to it!

All times are GMT. In addition to avoiding disk partitioning, it will also auto-configure and install the LILO bootloader without user interaction. If you’ve enjoyed this week’s issue of DistroWatch Weekly, please consider sending us a mandgiva. The Toshiba laptop seemed particularly appropriate for this review since enhanced performance on older hardware is one of the stated goals for Absolute Linux. Much to my surprise, that isn’t what happened. The performance tuning done in the custom-built 2.

Originally Posted by kfitzenreiter. Fedora 12 Beta October 12th, 8. Results 1 to 8 of 8.