Mandriva 2011 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

By on March 17th, 2011 08:38 GMT

Mandriva, through Eugeni Dodonov, announced last evening, March 16th, the immediate availability for testing of the first Beta version of the upcoming Mandriva 2011 Linux operating system.

Mandriva 2011 Beta 1 is powered by Linux kernel 2.6.37.2, it features updates to the desktop theme, a development version of NetworkManager, integration of TexLive 2010, KDE Software Compilation 4.6.1, lots of updates and many bug fixes.

"Besides packages updates, it also features plasma-applet-stackfolder application, developed by ROSA Labs, which will make part of new Mandriva 2011 UI. To see it in action, simple drag any folder from dolphin to KDE taskbar, and have fun." - said Eugeni Dodonov in the Mandriva blog announcement.

Highlights of Mandriva 2011 Beta 1:

· 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).

For your viewing pleasure, we've prepared a screenshot tour of this first Beta release of Mandriva Linux 2011. Enjoy!

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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.

Mandriva 2011 Beta 1 is the first of two Beta releases for the upcoming Mandriva Linux 2011 operating system. In approximately one month we will be able to download and test the second Beta version.

Download Mandriva 2011 Beta 1 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a beta release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only. Please report bugs to the Mandriva Bug Tracker.

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