- Mandriva General
- Mandriva Updates, Bugs And Fixes
- Mandriva Contacts
- Mandriva Software
Mandriva has two main sites:and . Currently both are providing roughly the same content, with mandriva.com usually being more up to date.
Theprovides you with the opportunity to support your favorite Linux distribution financially. It has a forum with Mandriva related tips, tricks, rumors, announcements, semi-official news, and voting for rpm packages which should be distributed in the future Consumer versions of Mandriva distributions.
Mandriva Updates, Bugs And Fixes
You can receive important security related updates via the 'MandrivaUpdate' utility. MandrivaUpdate will check what software is installed on your system and tell you if an update is available and why.
For more thorough information, go to . The helps you to configure the urpmi settings for software sources.
If you have trouble installing Mandriva, make sure to check out the 'Errata' pages for your version:*.
If you think you've found a software error ('bug'), visit
Mandriva Mailing Lists
Apart from the, there are also lists for people interested in security and development.
The developer mailing lists cover different aspects of Mandriva's open development distribution: 'cooker' (general discussion), 'cooker-ppc' (PPC port), 'cooker-i18n' (internationalization and localization), 'cooker-Firewall' and 'changelog' (list of package changes). Every list's language is English.
Online archives are available for .
Lists focused on security are “security-announce” and “security-discuss”.
To subscribe to one or more of these lists, you can either use the.
Sometimes it might be necessary to contact someone at Mandriva directly. In this case, please refer to
You can keep your Mandriva Linux distribution up to date by using the 'MandrivaUpdate' program installed on your box ('Configuration' * 'Packaging' in the menu). Notice that these updates only cover security issues, severe software errors or major updates.
Software for Mandriva Linux is available in the form of RPM-packages and ISO-images for CDs. Mandriva software can be downloaded from FTP servers worldwide. Members of thehave access to commercial packages and may download the ISOs using BitTorrent. Mandriva CD or DVD ISOs may be downloaded under Linux or Windows. If you are not familiar with BitTorrent, you will need a BitTorrent client application to assist you with downloading the files, such as .
You can buy Mandriva Linux releases and assorted goodies from the.
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