August 29, 2001

Mandrake Linux 8.1 beta 2 available

Author: JT Smith

"DiskDrake reworked, new Mandrake Wizards, Prelude 0.4.2... There are a lot of new features and bug fixes to test in Mandrake 8.1 Beta 2."
New software includes:

Reworked DiskDrake  (disk partitioner) that now allows the configuration of network filesystems (Samba or NFS) mount points.
New Mandrake Server Wizards: Professional configuration wizards to allow fast and enhanced enterprise server setup.
Prelude 0.4.2 (Intrusion detection system), see for more information
Gnomemeeting 0.10 (Video conferencing software H323 compatible)
Libsafe( Stack Overflow protection), for increased security.

Bug fixes involve:

* KDE 2.2
* i810
* Mandrake Software Manager (rpmdrake)

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