I was at Barned & Noble yesterday and saw a book about MandrakeLinux Powerpack 10.1 and I should have studied it a bit closer.
My question is this? This book has a DVD in the back. Does that DVD have a full intallation of a actual Mandrake 10.1 version? Here is a link to one site at Linux: http://www.linuxcentral.com/catalog/...=C1C0LdDRPwOCK
You can get it at Amazon.com for $37.77 and free shipping over 20.00. So, figuring that you don't pay sales tax and expense for driving, it is really a pretty good deal. However, I am not clear on the powerpack 10.1 if it's just an add on to an exisiting Mandrake distribution or if there is a full version on the DVD that is included with the book.
Linux is becomming more and more NOT free it seems. You want support you have to buy a distribution that has support staff. With some distros costing around 70.00 in the store, one wonders....