Mandriva Kiosk: A System That Suits You

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Mandriva launches Mandriva Kiosk, a Web-based one-click software

installation service. This new online service provides access to the
latest versions of the most popular applications through a simple
installation process, so that anyone and everyone can benefit from a
personally tailored system.

Mandriva Linux, always more flexible and easy to use
Mandriva Kiosk is a revolution in the services Mandriva offers its
users and Linux users in general, since Mandriva is the only company
offering such a service so far. Users can now explore, select and
install new software for their system from a simple web page in next
to no time. Furthermore they can rely on recommendations from the
Mandriva team, its partners and other users to help them make their
choice among the applications.
The software is available in bundles, comprehensive packs of
applications especially conceived to be installed together in a single
click. Thanks to Mandriva Kiosk no technical ability is needed in
order to have an ultramodern tailor-made system, fitted to your
specific needs.
The installation of the bundles – even the most complex ones, such as
KDE, GNOME or – becomes child’s play. The perfect
companion to Mandriva One, Mandriva Kiosk is part of the extensive
range of online services offered by Mandriva which meet all the needs
in simplicity, security, updates, training and support of every
Mandriva Linux user, from the novice to the expert.

An extensive and constantly renewed range
Mandriva Kiosk already include several bundles, among which are KDE
3.5, GNOME 2.12, Firefox-Thunderbird 1.5 and 2.0.2, the
latest improved version of the office suite.Mandriva attaches great
importance to the growth of this range in order to offer its users a
large choice of up-to-date software and applications, tested by
Mandriva’s team and meeting all their needs in office applications,
Internet access and multimedia / entertainment.

Available to Mandriva Club members, Standard level or above, or to
non-Club members with a yearly subscription, Mandriva Kiosk will also
include proprietary software only Mandriva can supply, from the Flash
(TM) plugin to proprietary drivers. Expanding your Mandriva Linux
distribution has never been easier: just pick and click!

About Mandriva Linux 2006
Mandriva Linux 2006 is the result of the convergence of three leading
Linux technologies. Widely recognized as one of the easiest to use
operating systems, it blends desktop and server features from
Conectiva and Lycoris, two Linux publishers acquired by
Mandriva. Mandriva 2006 offers the ultimate in Linux for a wide array
of computing requirements such as office, multimedia, Internet and
servers. It is the only Linux system to be officially compliant with
Intel® Centrino® mobile technology and to offer complete integration
of the Skype free voice calling over Internet software. Other key
features include the interactive firewall and auto-install server
functionality. Mandriva Linux is available in three editions:
Discovery/Lx (for the Linux beginner), PowerPack (for the advanced
computer user), PowerPack+ (for SOHO users) and now Mandriva One (free
version, ideal to discover MandrivaLinux).