For this final testing session, the development team requests that beta testers focus on recent improvements to the installation "Upgrade" mode. Please test the ability to upgrade from previous versions of Mandrake Linux to 9.0 RC2, then send us your feedback.
To prove that beta testing isn't all drudgery, 9.0 RC2 offers a bevy of exciting applications to play with, including:
Many new & improved configuration utilities
Apache 1.3.26 & Apache 2.0.40
Shorewall firewall utility
And lots more waiting to be discovered
To read the full announcement and download Mandrake Linux 9.0 Release Candidate 2, please go to: