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Mandrake Linux 8.2 Beta 1

Mandrake Linux 8.2 Beta 1

MandrakeSoft has released the first beta of its Linux distribution of almost the same name in version 8.2 for public beta testing. As expected, the changelog, which only lists the major changes, is relatively long.

Besides the better support of The installation process for printers and scanners has been extended to include automatic Internet updates and a minimal installation method, and the look and feel of the control center has been revised. In addition, there is now a tool called rfbdrake, with which computers can be maintained remotely, similar to Windows XP Professional or with the help of PC Anywhere. In the future, customers will be able to use MandrakeOnline to be informed about updates to various programs. In addition, it was announced that with version 8.2 special attention should be paid to the security aspect. If you want to help the developers eliminate the last few bugs or if you are just curious, you have to download the following 2 ISO files from the web.