The first beta, codenamed Ophrys, for Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring (2008.1) is now available.
Major new features
* New XML-based package meta-information system
* Multimedia key support
* Perl 5.10
* Revert previous replacement of teTeX with TeX Live
* Latest NVIDIA and ATI proprietary drivers
* Available KDE 4.0.0 in the Cooker /contrib repository
* Bleeding-edge Nautilus / GVFS changes
* Kernel 2.6.24 RC8 with ALSA 1.0.16 RC1
This release is internationalized as usual with Mandriva ISOs.