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Mandriva One video tour

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 85.242.199.178] on October 18, 2008 10:33 AM
I saw the video tour, although I think it would be better if it was renamed "urpmi problems in mandriva"... And I think it would be a more constructive review telling the users how to get rid from some of the urpmi problems you showed in these videos...

Personally, it's better to start Mandriva at first time without an internet connection, so it won't add automatically the repositories; then, after login Mandriva, connect to the internet and search google for "easyurpmi". In that site, select the option "switch to manual mirror selection", so that you can choose the mirror from your preference... Also add the PLF medias, as they include additional software which Mandriva doesn't allow in their "Official" repositories...

Another thing you didn't show were the package options in rpmdrake. "Packages with GUI" have just a small amount of packages which Mandriva contains in it's repositories!

This review is somehow unfair and don't show any real new features Mandriva 2009 has!
Just test Ubuntu and show here all the problems it gives (Thanks to Gnome) and also the many times you need to use command-line in Ubuntu to get rid of problems, which Ubuntu "fanboys" don't like to show!

p.s: It's true I'd like to see a better package management in Mandriva (such as APT) but I'm also happy with urpmi...

Sorry for my english...

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