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23 December 2010, 11:22

Mandriva Linux 2010.2 released

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Mandriva Logo French Linux distributor Mandriva has released the final version of Mandriva Linux 2010.2. The latest stable version of Mandriva includes a number of updated components, as well as security and bugfix updates over the previous 2010.1 Spring release from July, improving the distribution's overall stability.

According to the Mandriva Linux 2010.2 specs page, the incremental update, like 2010.1, is based on the 2.6.33 Linux kernel and features the GNOME 2.30.1 and KDE 4.4.3 (KDE SC 4.5.4 is the latest release) desktops. Package updates include Firefox 3.6.13, 3.2, FileZilla 3.3.3, Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.4.0 and version 3.1.8 of VirtualBox – VM VirtualBox 4.0 was released yesterday. In the mailing list announcement, the developers also note that, "in the next few weeks, there will be updates for KDE and packages", however, they don't mention to which versions each will be upgraded.

More details about the release can be found in a post on the Official Mandriva Blog and on the Mandriva 2010.2 overview page. Mandriva 2010.2 is available to download from one of the project's mirrors and is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

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