March 27, 2002

Mandrake Linux 8.2 released for downloading

Mandrake 8.2 is out! Download links and release info on MozillaQuest Magazine (MozillaQuest.com), which reports: "Mandrake Linux 8.2 includes the Linux 2.4.18 kernel. You . . . can download it from the Mandrake FTP site . . . now. Boxed product should be available by the end of April, 2002." . . . "[It] includes both the GNOME 1.4.1 and KDE . . . 2.2.2 windows-like desktops . . . Ximian's Evolution 1.02 -- a desktop, Outlook-like, e-mail client and personal information manager. Sun's new StarOffice 6.0 desktop office productivity suite is included with the Mandrake 8.2 ProSuite and PowerPack Editions. Emphasis on desktop here, folks. Looks as though the Linux desktop is live and well in Mandrake Linux 8.2." . . . "The new KDE 2.2.2 desktop features an improved Konqueror browser and file manager, an improved KOffice 1.1.1 office suite, and an improved print system. And for you Mozilla fans, Mandrake Linux 8.2 ships with Mozilla 0.9.8." . . . Check this MozillaQuest.com story for details & download links.

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