Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

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Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby MikeDiack » Wed May 04, 2005 1:07 pm

Hi
I was wondering if the new issue (67) is out yet, either in the shops or with
subscribers yet. I presume it must be due around this weekend, c. 6 May?
Or is it out yet?
And does it have Mandriva 2005 on the cover disc?
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RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby nelz » Wed May 04, 2005 1:28 pm

Subscribers got it towards the end of last week.

Yes, Mandriva is on the discs.
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RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby Gordon » Wed May 04, 2005 3:16 pm

If you subscribed you'd already have the answer, the mag and Mandriva.

Go on, subscibe. You know it makes sense.

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RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby towy71 » Wed May 04, 2005 4:20 pm

Yes I got it for the archive--can't get a clean install to boot into kdm but it does work :roll:

have just spent two days getting a Debian install from the business card boot disk and high levels of incompetence through to working ok and completely upgraded?? to debianbox 2.6.8-2-k7 testing and nvidia working too. :oops:
must get round to trying Gentoo when I have calmed down :mrgreen:
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RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby Ricey » Thu May 05, 2005 2:48 pm

I haven't got my copy yet, i am a subscriber :(
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RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby mugstar » Thu May 05, 2005 7:38 pm

Got mine in WHSmiths today. It has Mandriva 2005. As does Linux Magazine, unfortunately, also out today.
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RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby bcanning » Thu May 05, 2005 7:59 pm

Ricey - I'm also a subscriber, also not received my copy :-(

Anyone else?
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RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet?

Postby towy71 » Thu May 05, 2005 8:13 pm

Oh and the Nvidia driver was handy too ;-)
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Re: RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet

Postby evilnick » Fri May 06, 2005 11:37 am

mugstar wrote: As does Linux Magazine, unfortunately, also out today.


Does it not stirke anyone as shabby that, when Mandriva release a 2Gb image, some magazines have just mastered the ISO as a DVD, just wasting the other half of the available space. What if (heaven forfend) you don't want Mandriva? Or even if you do but you'd also like the latest version of gnumeric, GRAMPS, K3b, amaroK, Glest, the nVidia drivers, etc etc etc.
Not that I want to make nelz too bigheaded, but I think this shows a clear difference in attitude - it never occurred to us to make our lives easier and shortchange you with half a disc.
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RE: Re: RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out

Postby towy71 » Fri May 06, 2005 11:48 am

Ooh mr evil not blowing your own trumpet (sweet music though it makes) ;-)

As said in earlier post Nvidia drivers appreciated, let you know about the other things when I stop playing....

sorry dear just compiling a new kernel ;-) no that was the passing tank making all that noise :lol:
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RE: Re: RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out

Postby Rhakios » Fri May 06, 2005 9:20 pm

Perhaps they were just carried away by their own smugness at having got the full SuSE 9.2 (i.e. both 32 and 64 bit versions) on their DVD the previous month?

Not that it makes any difference to me, an even smugger SuSE 9.3 user.

Still, on the whole LXF's discs are better as they have content which ties in with the magazine.
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Postby mugstar » Sat May 07, 2005 4:46 pm

If anyone has both DVD's, then install the LXF one, since almost *every* rpm is a newer version. cat ../media/main into a text file for each disc then run diff on them to see for y'self!
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Re: RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet

Postby guy » Sat May 07, 2005 6:36 pm

evilnick wrote:
mugstar wrote: As does Linux Magazine, unfortunately, also out today.


...it never occurred to us to make our lives easier and shortchange you with half a disc.


Linux User & Developer 49 was the one next to LXF at my local WHS. CD (DVD? nah) had Linspire 5.0 Live, which looks cool to try.

Shabbily, I bought it insead of LXF. Why? Lots of interesting content, including long articles on VoIP and the revitalised HURD. Too long actually - rather rambling and academic. I'd love to see these topics get the LXF treatment: clear exposition, add some practical stuff on opening the toybox, not overly-long, some discreet text-on-graphics maybe. :wink:
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Re: RE: Is the new issue (with Mandriva 2005) on DVD out yet

Postby nordle » Sat May 07, 2005 9:00 pm

evilnick wrote:
mugstar wrote: As does Linux Magazine, unfortunately, also out today.


Does it not stirke anyone as shabby that, when Mandriva release a 2Gb image, some magazines have just mastered the ISO as a DVD, just wasting the other half of the available space.


Perhaps thats one of the reasons that LM is 50p cheaper than LXF though.

guy wrote:Linux User & Developer 49 was the one next to LXF at my local WHS. CD (DVD? nah) had Linspire 5.0 Live, which looks cool to try.

Shabbily, I bought it insead of LXF. Why? Lots of interesting content, including long articles on VoIP and the revitalised HURD. Too long actually - rather rambling and academic


This is one of the reasons I buy both LUD and LXF, because LUD is more technical and indepth with its articles, more techy if you like.
This is one of the reasons why LXF and LUD can co-exist, because although they cover the unbrella topic of Linux, they appeal to slightly different segments within the market.
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Postby nelz » Sat May 07, 2005 9:28 pm

mugstar wrote:If anyone has both DVD's, then install the LXF one, since almost *every* rpm is a newer version. cat ../media/main into a text file for each disc then run diff on them to see for y'self!


Or you could look at the contents of the VERSION file and the date of the *.idx file in the root of the DVD. The LM disc appears to be based on Cooker from a week before Mandriva released 10.2.
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