Linux Tutorials on the topic “mandriva”

  • The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva 2007 Spring Free (Mandriva 2007.1)

    mandriva Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 4

    The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva 2007 Spring Free (Mandriva 2007.1) This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva 2007 Spring Free (Mandriva 2007.1) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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  • The Perfect Desktop - Part 2: Mandriva Free 2007

    mandriva Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 2

    The Perfect Desktop - Part 2: Mandriva Free 2007 With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial is the second in a series of articles where I will show people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Mandriva Free 2007 in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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  • How To Compile A Kernel - The Mandriva Way

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    How To Compile A Kernel - The Mandriva Way Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Mandriva systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.

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