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Old 08-16-2004, 10:14 AM   #16
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Hi,

Keep your cool Malboro man : ).
Unix freak, as explained x86 speak about intel cpu's. Why is it not written on your cd's? As it's the main line of cpu's sometimes it's assumed yours is intel compatible and then not written on it.
Some distribution like ... heu ... Débian run on a lot of platform, than we have to tell on wich the cd (or iso image) will run.
For your other question, the diff between mandrake 9.1 and further is mainly version of programs and better installer, more drivers, easier tools. You spoke about using OpenOffice.Org. Latest release are really improving quality of filters and easy use.

Have fun,
 
Old 08-16-2004, 10:26 AM   #17
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And for instance, I also have Slackware 9.1 from LinuxCentral and they do not have X86 labeled.


Question -

Should my friend order the version of Mandrake 9.1 that I have or should I just tell him that it's the same???

Because he has Mandrake 9.1 but on his CD its labled as X86.
 
Old 08-17-2004, 02:59 PM   #18
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So it's safe to tell my friend not to order the ones that I have since it's the same Mandrake 9.1, right???

So there is no difference, right?

Just to confirm.
 
Old 08-17-2004, 03:56 PM   #19
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