Mandriva Linux is known around the world for easy installation and an innovative collection of configuration tools. The Mandriva Linux 2009 Free release is the all-free version of Mandriva, with no proprietary drivers or applications.
Inside you'll find all the new and improved tools bundled in the the KDE 4.1.2 and Gnome 2.24 desktops, including the Dolphin file manager and the Phonon multimedia framework. This release also boasts boot improvements, and overhauled installer, and enhancements to Control Center management interface. New networking tools help you connect to mobile and wireless networks, and better hardware detection offers easy connectivity with recent graphics cards.
Linux Kernel 2.6.27
 Mandriva Club documentation: http://club.mandriva.com/xwiki/bin/view/KB/OfficialDocumentation
Place this DVD in the drive and restart your system. If your computer doesn't start, make sure your BIOS is configured to boot from a DVD. Enter the BIOS setup menu (see your vendor documentation), make sure DVD boot is enabled, and make sure the DVD drive appears before hard drive in the boot order.
Processor: Pentium and AMD processors.
Memory: 512 MB recommended.
Free Disk Space: 4 GB recommended.
See the Mandriva hardware database (http://www.mandriva.com/hardware) for additional information.
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