Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring is out: 10th years of innovation!
For 10 years, Mandriva has offered its users a clear alternative on the desktop. A complete, easy to use solution, it provides all the features expected of a modern desktop: office, Internet, multimedia and games. Mandriva Powerpack 2008 Spring is the best of Mandriva: a selection of the best open source software, with exclusive additions.
Simple and secure configuration
The Mandriva Control Center has been designed to make it easy to administer
your system. Configuring your wireless connection, installing and updating
your favorite applications, using 3D desktop features, and using printers and
scanners are all child\'s play.
You\'ll find the latest tools to secure your data, and your children: modules
for parental control and to protect your system
The efficient office
OpenOffice.org provides the best tools for doing your office work:
spreadsheet, word processor, presentation manager, and database. These
programs produce documents compatible with all the most widely-used office
applications, to make sure you can send your work anywhere.
The best media
Your Linux computer turns into a true multimedia center and connects with all
your favorite media devices. With Coherence, stream your media with the most
popular game consoles and multimedia players. Elisa is a true multimedia
center which lets you organize and browse your photos, music and videos.
The Powerpack advantage
* The Powerpack edition also provides a set of audio and video codecs to read the most commonly used formats.
* Google Picasa(TM) is the best way to organize, edit and share all the photos stored on your computer.
* Transgaming Cedega (TM) makes sure you can keep on playing your favorite
* games, like Need for Speed (TM) Carbon, Oblivion (TM), Battlefield 2142 (TM) and many more.