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Old 03-30-2008, 01:32 AM   #1
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Ubutu V Mandriva

G'Day ;; I have ubutu installed but I would like to try Mandriva, does anyone know much about the differences, ie. do I need wine to run windows programs, do I still need to use the terminal to "get" programs, that kind of thing.??
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Old 03-30-2008, 01:42 AM   #2
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You don't need the terminal to install programs in ubuntu. I don't see why you don't just try the mandriva livecd
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The two big differences are the default Desktop (KDE vs Gnome), and the business model. Ubuntu is always free, Mandriva has free and paid options.

Both will run WINE (to run Windows SW)

Both have modern package managers (you do not have to use the terminal for installing most common SW.)


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