The first beta, codenamed Ophrys, for Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring (2008.1) is now available.
This is the Live or "One" version based on KDE, with additional proprietary software.
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