[Mageia-discuss] Mandriva in danger of closing its doors

Catalin Florin RUSSEN cfrussen at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jan 24 16:47:59 CET 2012

From: Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com>
>Interesting sidenote: The russian company RosaLabs (controlled by
>Townarea trading & investments Ltd, the main investor for Mandriva)
>released their own Mandriva fork called "Rosa" (see Distrowatch) in
>late December, it is as close to the original Mandriva 2011 as you can

To propose a Linux distro to Russian administration you need a Russian company. And when you look around the only distro that made efforts to made it to public administrations is Mandriva. And the Russians were lucky too, is the distro with the weakest financial situation. So, what to do?

Simple! :)  Buy it! Suck it! Leave it!

And this is what is happening. I think that this is the final countdown (hope I'm wrong!).


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