Mandriva is an open source company known for producing the Mandriva Linux distribution. Mandriva was originally known as MandrakeSoft, and their Linux distribution was known as Mandrake Linux, however the company was forced to change its name after a court case involving the Hearst Corporation.
The Mandriva homepage states that over 3 million have installed the Mandriva platform on their PC.
This guide shows you how to install, configure and use the Mandriva Linux distribution, demonstrates how to use the Mandriva urpmi package management tool, and compares Mandriva to a number of other popular Linux distributions available today.
|How to Install Mandriva from an ISO Image
In this article we will walk you step-by-step through the installation of Mandriva from an ISO image on a CD/DVD or USB thumb drive....
|Linux Command Line: rpm
There are many ways to install an application on a Linux machine. For many the graphical front end of the package manager is all you need. But there are times when you will need to...
Configuring the Mandriva Firewall
Firewalls protect your computer against access from unauthorized sources and shield certain services from the Internet. Mandriva Linux includes a firewall which you can configure through...