Mandriva Powerpack 2011 published
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Linux distributor Mandriva has completed the boxed version of the current Mandriva 2011th
Two and a half months after the release of Mandriva 2011 distribution is now ready to purchase a Power Pack. According to the current publication policy that provides every year a new version of Mandriva, it will give every year a new version of Power Pack, updates will appear every six months.
From Mandriva 2011 includes the distribution only KDE as the desktop environment, some other environments or window managers but partially available in the online repositories. Power Pack includes the downloadable version to find out the “smart desktop” technology, which allows all files previously assigned keywords and to evaluate them.
Mandriva has also added tools that you can secure the system easier, among other settings, which allowed access to websites and applications specific users (for example) children.
Further additions to the free version of the Fluendo DVD player, three months of support via the Web and proprietary programs like Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Crossover from CodeWeavers, Java, Opera and proprietary drivers.
The distribution includes a revamped installer and KDE SC 4.6.5 updated with some programs, such as a heavily revised file manager Dolphin. The photo management program Digikam was Shotwell replaces 0.10, although the latter is not a KDE application. For Mandriva Shotwell is the new standard for photo management in free software. As editor is PiTiVi 0:14 there when audio player Clementine 0.7.1 instead of Amarok .
For the program to start the new preference “is used simple welcome,” which replaces the Kickoff menu. It is reminiscent of similar developments of Unity in Ubuntu and the Gnome Shell. Another innovation on the desktop is Time Frame, a program that relies on Nepomuk and allows the retrieval of files and documents only by date.
But Mandriva set up with the usability specialists ROSA Labs yet implemented other improvements: stack folder is a Plasma applet that allows you to scroll through a list of folders and open them quickly.
RocketBar has its own version of the KDE panel. Mandriva has also launched a MandrivaSync own cloud service to life, which will work similar to Ubuntu One.
The distribution also includes RPM 5.3.12, the Linux kernel 184.108.40.206, LibreOffice 3.4.2, Firefox 5.0.1, Thunderbird 5.0, systemd 29, Network Manager 0.8.4, GCC 4.6.1 and other updated information. For online support, the program is ready Sphere.
Mandriva 2011 Powerpack is Mandriva online store for 49 € for order.
For the first two days, a discount of 20%. As a subscription for two years will cost the power pack 78 €, 102 € for three years.