Mandriva Linux 2011 Beta 1 – Screenshots, Features and Overview

Mandriva is yet another emerging linux distro. Mandriva 2011 Beta 1 is developed on Linux kernel 2.6.37.2. Its features include visual theme updates, systemd 20, NetworkManager 0.8.3.997, Mozilla Firefox 4.0rc1, Bash 4.2, latest version of Chromium browser and integrated TeX Live 2011.

The new Mandriva 2011 user interface will feature plasma-applet-stackfolder application, developed by ROSA Labs, by which you can drag any folder from dolphin to KDE taskbar. Mandriva is simple, secure, stable and has more than 3 million users.

Mandriva 2011 Beta 1 Features

  • Linux kernel 2.6.37.2;
  • KDE SC 4.6.1;
  • GNOME 2.32.1;
  • XFCE 4.8.0;
  • X.Org 7.5;
  • XOrg Server 1.9.4;
  • Mozilla Firefox 4.0 RC1;
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.9;
  • OpenOffice.org 3.2.0;
  • Clementine 0.6;
  • NetworkManager 0.8.3.997;
  • Systemd 20;
  • GCC 4.5.2;
  • OpenSSL 1.0.0d;
  • Wine 1.3.15;
  • Bash 4.2;
  • TexLive 2010 (replaces tetex).

The first beta will be followed by the second beta and a release candidate. The final version of Mandriva Linux 2011 is scheduled to arrive on 13 June 2011. The complete release schedule is as follows:

Mandriva 2011 Release Schedule:

  • February 15, 2011 – Mandriva 2011 Alpha;
  • February 28, 2011 – Mandriva 2011 Alpha 2;
  • March 16, 2011 – Mandriva 2011 Beta 1;
  • April 11, 2011 – Mandriva 2011 Beta 2;
  • May 9, 2011 – Mandriva 2011 RC;
  • June 13, 2011 – Mandriva 2011 Final release.

Download Mandriva 2011 Beta 1

Mandriva.2011-beta1.i586.iso

Mandriva.2011-beta1.x86_64.iso

Note!!! This version is only for testing and is advised not to install in production machines

Screenshot courtesy – Softpedia

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