Mandriva Linux 2007 Beta 2 version „Odin“

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Another beta version of Mandriva Linux 2007 has been released !


Still available in four differents versions (KDE or GNOME, i586 or
x86_64) and Dual Architecture DVD.

Note that not all of the new features have been implemented yet and
that a beta version is not bug-proof. This is why we strongly
encourage everyone to test and report any bugs or surprises they
may encounter.

Main changes :

  • GNOME 2.16 beta 2
  • Kernel 2.6.17 (based on, with ALSA 1.0.12 rc2, i965 support, and new kernel factorization: normal, enterprise and

  • KDE 3.5.4
  • More applications migrated to XDG menus
  • New ‚Ia Ora‘ Mandriva Theme (only included in GNOME for now)
  • New VPN configuration tool (drakvpn)

4 live/install CDs versions :

  • Gnome Live CD for i586 processors Gnome Live CD for x86_64 processors
  • KDE Live CD for i586 processors KDE Live CD for x86_64 processors.

Dual Architecture Installation :

  • Mandriva 2007 Beta Installation DVD
  • Mandriva 2007 Beta Installation CDs

You are encouraged to test and comments this beta release.

  • Check that all your hardware is supported. Note that these ISO files only include free software, you may need to check with your hardware manufacturer for the appropriate drivers or firmwares (especially ATI and NVidia video cards, Intel centrino wireless ipw2100/2200 Wifi cards, Hsf modem…)
  • Report any missing or unwanted software

Find more technical information about this beta here.

Download the Mandriva Linux 2007 Beta 2 Odin here.