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      So you may have noticed the forum software has upgraded !!!
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  1. There is somthing you might want to know about pclinuxos. Yes its based on mandriva. and that i not so strange when you consider who are behind it. a very big part are old mdv 3d party packagers like me that has joined together to create a distro that is pretty much what we wanted mdv to be. i still like mdv a lot not so strange since i have been a mdv user for so many years but we do add lots of major part that is developed independantly like pclos kde is actually based on mde kde that is what makes it so fast ;) and dkms drivers that i maintain most of them anyway. I really hope that both mdv and pclos can continue side by side without bashing from any side i sure had enough of that myself
  2. alsa-1.0.14 rc2

    the msart system takes care of everything needed when upgarding kernel drivers it moves the original drivers to a backup and moves in the new ones and when uninstalling it puts the original drivers back in place so the correct procedure is to just install the dkms-alsa-driver the dkms-alsa-driver is available as rc1 and rc2 for 2007 32 bit and only as rc1 for 64 bit yet there is some problems that i havo to solve for that first
  3. I just noticed that when i was adding the rc1 rpms alsa-project was unreachable so no when i finished the rc1 rpms i noticed that rc2 was just released im updating my dkms based alsa rpms at once
  4. alsa-1.0.14 rc1 dkms based rpms for mdv 2007 added in MDE both for i586 and x86_64
  5. Digikam 0.9.0

    Hmm smart-suite brings in ksmarttray that is built against and require mde kde. So it is not a bug. But if you just want smart and smart-gui thoose 2 should not require mde-kde.
  6. kde-3.5.5 for Mandriva 2007

    alla kde-i18n locales added to mde 2007 i will add them for 2007_64 next
  7. im uploading 2 new games now sauerbraten/cube2 and alienarena-2007 to mde 2007, both are completely new for mdv just check them out here http://sauerbraten.org/ and here http://red.planetarena.org/
  8. Digikam 0.9.0

    I will add it Update. Its uploaded now
  9. I have added latest qemu-0.8.2 and dkms-kqemu pre9 And a rebuilt latest cooker webmin rpm with the qemu virtualpc module added, this makes it possible to run and administrate qemu as a remote virtual server, very much like vmware gsx server. See this link with screenshots http://www.the-labs.com/Qemu/ I have set the default work dir to /usr/share/qemu that can be changed from the module config
  10. tightvnc-1.5.0 from svn 060614 added this one contains a lot more features then the ancient mandriva version from 2003
  11. I have added some new rpms full alsa-1.0.11 suite including dkms-alsa-driver-1.0.11 to be able to update alsa for any kernel. B)
  12. New xorg-x11-6.9.0 -54 with openchrome 060513 + the new driconf patch
  13. libtxc_dxtn rpm added this one adds improved support for dri texture rendering for several games. Use driconf to set it up. Se here http://homepage.hispeed.ch/rscheidegger/dr...s3tc_index.html
  14. New xorg-x11-6.9.0 -53 added I has security fix for security fix for CVE-2006-1526 updated openchrome driver
  15. Mandriva on the Decline?

    ok ill make it more clear then at distrowatch from 2004 Mandriva is number 1 from 2005 Mandriva is number 2 frrom 12 months Mandriva is number 3 from 6 months Mandriva is number 4 from 3 months Mandriva is number 4 from 30 days Mandriva is number 6 from 7 days Mandriva is number 9 compare this with suse and fedora that stays at top all the time Yes its true this is not a perfect measurement but this what is available I think this will be even more obvious the older the official release is The fact is that most desktop users wants the latest apps to upgrade with the normal users do not want to run a devel version like cooker This is exactly the reason that makes me and Ze building the latest rpms for the latest stable release.
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