At a glance
desktop unavailable, not supported
2002 (now closed)
Text & GUI, Multitasking
Summary News Requirements Compatibility Interface Installation Variants
Versions Downloads Links Publisher Support Alternatives Secrets Pricing
Summary A full distribution with Web server, tools and utilities.
News 26-May-2015 Mandriva closes, website shutdown
15-Nov-2011 New Linux PowerPack 2011 released
15-Jan-2011 Mandriva presents Mandriva Linux 2010.2
26-Oct-2009 Mandriva announces the upcomming launch of 2010
7-May-2009 Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring Released
10-Oct-2007 2008 Release
2--Apr-2007 Mandriva 2007 Spring RC3 available
21-Oct-2005 Mandriva 2006 available
20-Feb-2005 Mandriva forced to drop name in trademark dispute
14-Apr-2004 Linux Mandrake 10.0 Released using 2.6 Kernel
14-Oct-2003 Linux Mandrake 9.2 Released
25-Mar-2003 Linux-Mandrake 9.1 Released
7-Nov-2002 9.0 Released
27-May-2002 Competitive review in eWeek page 54. Get's points for user-friendly desktop and font sharing.
22-Apr-2002 Linux-Mandrake 8.2 Available, adds new desktop and configuration functionality.
27-Dep-2001 Linux-Mandrake 8.1 Available
16-May-2001 Linux-Mandrake 8.0 Available
9-Nov-2000 Linux-Mandrake 7.2 Available
10-Jul-2000 Linux-Mandrake 7.1 Available
Product 2008 PowerPack
Processor Any Pentium or AMD CPU, 1 GHz or better, supports dual core
RAM 256 MB, 1 GB recommended
Drive space 2 GB (16 GB recommended for full setup)
Drives Runs from hard disk
Video VGA or better
File systems Ext3, ReiserFS, XFS, read/write access to FAT, FAT32
Compatibility Linux programs
DOS programs (most)
Interface Native text based interface. GUI support included with various desktops.
Installation Can be installed on primary or logical partitions, any drive. V7.1 and later support booting past 8 GB. 2007 supports 32 and 64-bit installations.
Variants PowerPack
Mandriva Linux One
Flash (USB bootable version)
Enterprise Server
Versions 5.3 Mar-1999
6.0 May-1999
6.1 Sep-1999
7.0 Mar-2000
7.1 Jul-2000
7.2 Nov-2000
8.0 May-2001
8.1 Sep-2001
8.2 Apr-2002
9.0 Nov-2002
9.1 Mar-2003
9.2 Oct-2003
10.0 Apr-2004
10.1 Oct-2004
2006 Oct-2005
2007 RC3 Apr-2007
2008.0 9-Oct-2007
2009 Spring 7-May-2009
2010 Nov-2009
2010.2 Jan-2011
2011.0 Nov-2011
Books All books on Linux

Top titles
Publisher Mandriva
501 West Broadway
Suite A, #298
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone (support): 1-619-342-1427
Web (no longer active)
Support Desktop products are no longer supported
Alternatives Other Linuxes, Windows, Solaris
Secrets Command Line Windows/DOS equivalents
Pricing (pricing before discontinued)
Download Linux One - Free
Mandriva Linux PowerPack, download - $59.00

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