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Mandriva Linux One Spring Review – It’s A Binary World

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January 06,7: That’s the news coming out of France this week, as rumors and vague confirmations point to the French Linux company possibly shuttering its mandruva on January An apparent shareholder fight that is blocking an influx of much-needed capital. Even as xpring Mandriva releases received fairly positive reviews, the company never seemed to have much of a direction, and it’s developer community continually declined in strength.


Today, other investors in Mandriva seem to be causing more headaches for the beleaguered company. Here’s what is known: It is not clear from the community chatter what exactly is going on, but it appears that Linlux SARL, a minority shareholder in Mandriva with 42 percent of the shares, is blocking a move to raise new capital for the company.

The letter, sent in French, has been posted, sprong a rather bad, I have to admit translation does confirm this investor tussle. But Linlux formerly Occam Capital seems intent on preventing the investment.

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Due to my poor knowledge of French, it is not immediately clear why Linlux sprinng pursuing this course of action, though accusations are flying that Marc Goldberg, the lead at Linlux, doesn’t want to see his own investments in Mandriva reduced.

Whatever the motivation, this is not the first time Linlux, nor its previous incarnation as Occam Capital, has attempted to block such investments. Occam was one of the biggest investors involved in pulling Mandriva out of the French equivalent of Chapter 11 a few years back.


In the past, the capital has come in anyway. Since the creation of the community-led Mandriva fork Mageia onthe work done by Mandriva and its community over the years won’t be lost.

Mandriva Linux One Spring 2008 Review

But whatever its name–Mandrake-Linux, MandrakeSoft, or Mandriva–this company has a long and valued history within the Linux community, and its loss should mwndriva noted.

Mandriva made significant achievements in Linux desktop technology and getting desktop Linux deployed more widely in Europe.

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