Mandriva, through Eugeni Dodonov, announced last evening, July 27th, the immediate availability for testing of the second and last Release Candidate version of the upcoming Mandriva Linux 2011 operating system.
Highlights of Mandriva Linux 2011 RC2:
· Linux kernel 188.8.131.52;
· KDE SC 4.6.5;
· New cursor theme;
· New icon theme;
· New wallpapers;
· Added VirtualBox guest additions;
· More Intel and Atheros network cards are now supported;
· Better support for Epson, HP and Lexmark printers;
· Better support for USB 3G drives;
· Improved Dolphin and KDM;
· Removed NVidia and ATI proprietary drivers from the ISO images;
· Long Term Support release coming by the end of the year.
Mandriva Linux 2011 Release Schedule:
August 29th, 2011 - Mandriva Linux 2011 Final release.