MandrakeSoft has announced
the release of
Mandrake Linux 9.0, codenamed "Dolphin." It includes all the latest stuff:
2.4.19 kernel, GNOME 2.0.1, KDE 3.0.3, OpenOffice 1.0.1,
Mozilla 1.1, GCC 3.2, etc. This release is certified as being
compliant with the Linux Standard Base 1.2. Enhanced security is also
claimed: "In early 2000, MandrakeSoft first introduced the concept of
"security levels" to the Linux world; in Mandrake Linux 9.0, that concept
is expanded with the integration of professional Intrusion detection tools
and utilities, encrypted communication support, encrypted filesystems,
secured authentication, and more.
As is typical with Mandrake releases, this distribution is available for
download immediately; the retail version can be purchased for delivery
within a few weeks.
Mandrake Linux ProSuite 9.0 has been
registered as conforming to the LSB Runtime Environment for IA32 version 1.2
The Mandrake Linux Community
Newsletter for September 19 is out. It looks at the new "Linux-Campus
Courseware" offering, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, the OpenBrick, and more.
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